Cash, but Better

A well-diversified portfolio includes a cash component that provides liquidity and convenience and is often valued as a nimble tool to take advantage of opportunities in the market.

CI High Interest Savings Fund and CI First Asset High Interest Savings ETF (TSX: CSAV) are designed to help meet your short- term cash requirements.

These cash alternatives invest primarily in high interest deposit accounts and are able to provide:

Features & Key Benefits

  • Greater earnings potential on cash balances

  • Liquidity and convenience

  • Peace of mind

Compare Yields on Cash Alternatives

Bar graph describing gross yield as at April 1, 2020. CI High Interest Savings 0.75%, Average 1-year Cashable GIC 0.60%, 1-year Canadian Treasury Billl 0.44%, Average High Interest Savings Account, 0.19%

1Gross yield as at April 1, 2020. Source: CI Investments, Bank of Canada, RBC, TD, BMO, CIBC, National Bank and Scotiabank. High Interest Savings Account (HISA) and one-year GIC rates are represented by the equally-weighted HISA and GIC rates for RBC, TD, BMO, CIBC, Scotiabank, and National Bank. CSAV shown relative to some commonly used cash alternatives. This list is not exhaustive. Speak to your advisor.

Additional Information

CI High Interest Savings Fund and CI First Asset High Interest Savings ETF
may be the best choice for the cash portion of your portfolio.

Advisors please contact your CI Sales Team representative to learn more.



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Published: April 2, 2020