Starting in January 2017, Canadian investors may have difficulty comparing their performance to a suitable benchmark. This is because provincial securities regulators will require advisors to report money-weighted rates of return, which are less useful for benchmarking. By using an approximate time-weighted rate of return (such as the Modified Dietz method), investors will be better able to gauge their performance relative to index benchmarks.

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