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Horizons unveils Canada’s first global green bond ETF

Jun 4th, 2021 | By
Horizons unveils Canada's first global green bond ETF

Toronto-headquartered Horizons ETFs has launched the Horizons S&P Green Bond Index ETF (HGGB CN), Canada’s first fixed income ETF to target ‘green’ bonds issued globally.


Horizons launches synthetic long and short bitcoin ETFs

Apr 16th, 2021 | By
Steve Hawkins, President and CEO of Horizons ETFs.

Horizons ETFs has launched a pair of new funds – the BetaPro Bitcoin ETF (HBIT CN) and BetaPro Inverse Bitcoin ETF (BITI CN) – providing long or short exposure to bitcoin through the use of futures contracts.


Horizons launches multi-thematic ‘BBIG Technology’ ETF

Apr 13th, 2021 | By
Steve Hawkins, President and CEO of Horizons ETFs.

Horizons ETFs has launched a multi-thematic equity ETF in Canada providing exposure to batteries, biotechnology, internet, and gaming.


Fidelity Canada unveils factor-based “all-in-one” asset allocation ETFs

Jan 28th, 2021 | By
Kelly Creelman, Senior Vice President, Products & Marketing at Fidelity Investments Canada

Fidelity Investments has launched two asset allocation ETFs in Canada constructed primarily from existing factor ETFs offered by the firm.


Horizons launches world’s first psychedelics ETF on NEO Exchange

Jan 27th, 2021 | By
Steve Hawkins, President and CEO of Horizons ETFs

Toronto-headquartered Horizons ETFs has launched the world’s first thematic ETF targeting companies involved in the development of therapeutic solutions using psychedelics.


RBC iShares unveils ESG-guided asset allocation ETFs

Sep 9th, 2020 | By
Pat Chiefalo, Head of Canada, Invesco ETFs & Indexed Strategies

RBC iShares has introduced four new asset allocation ETFs on TSX aimed at investors seeking globally diversified, ESG-guided multi-asset exposure via a single ticker.


Horizons launches tax-efficient emerging markets ETF in Canada

Aug 12th, 2020 | By
Horizons launches tax-efficient emerging markets ETF in Canada

Horizons has launched a new ETF in Canada providing tax-efficient exposure to emerging market equities.


Horizons slashes fee on gold ETF

Jul 10th, 2020 | By
Steve Hawkins, President and CEO of Horizons ETFs.

Horizons ETFs Canada has slashed the management fee on the Horizons Gold ETF (HUG CN) from 0.65% to 0.20%, making it one of the lowest-cost gold ETFs in Canada. Steve Hawkins, President and CEO of Horizons ETFs, said, “Our fee reduction represents more than a two-thirds decrease in the management fee of the ETF – a significant cost savings opportunity that we are happy to pass on to investors looking for a low-cost ETF solution to obtain exposure to gold.”


Horizons lowers total cost of Nasdaq 100 ETF

Jan 2nd, 2020 | By
Invesco launches two new Nasdaq-focused ETFs in Europe

Horizons ETFs Canada has lowered the total cost of ownership of the Horizons Nasdaq 100 Index ETF (HXQ CN) by switching the fund’s replication method from synthetic to direct physical replication. Following the change, the fund is now the cheapest ETF in the country to provide exposure to the pre-eminent large-cap growth index.


CI First Asset debuts first ESG ETF with global impact fund

Dec 9th, 2019 | By
Rohit Mehta, President of CI First Asset ETFs

Canadian ETF issuer CI First Asset has launched its first fund aimed at environmental, social, and governance (ESG) conscious investors: the CI First Asset MSCI World ESG Impact ETF (CESG CN) on NEO Exchange. Rohit Mehta, President of CI First Asset ETFs, said the fund provides “a meaningful way for investors to diversify their portfolios while allocating capital towards some of today’s most pressing global issues.”