Canada's unreliable risk ratings

A downward shift in fund risk ratings now that the market crash of '08 is out of the picture demonstrates the limitations of the CSA system, says Morningstar's Paul Kaplan

Paul D. Kaplan 6 September, 2019 | 1:55AM

 

 

Paul Kaplan: I'm Paul Kaplan, Director of Research at Morningstar Canada. Risk is an important consideration when making any investment including in mutual funds. To help investors understand the risk of investing in funds, the CSA introduced its mutual fund risk classification system.

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