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Horizons launches global blockchain ETF on TSX

Jun 22nd, 2018 | By
Horizons launches global blockchain ETF on Toronto Stock Exchange

Horizons ETFs has launched the Horizons Blockchain Technology & Hardware Index ETF (BKCH CN) on Toronto Stock Exchange, becoming the latest in a string of ETF issuers this year to provide targeted access to the theme of blockchain technology.

Horizons ETFs to offer new marijuana equity exposures in Canada

Jun 18th, 2018 | By
Global X joins the cannabis party with new thematic ETF

Horizons ETFs (Canada) is enhancing its suite of marijuana-focused ETFs with the listing of futures contracts on the Horizons Marijuana Life Sciences Index ETF (HMMJ CN) and the filing of a preliminary prospectus to launch inverse and leveraged ETFs that provide exposure to Canadian marijuana companies.

Option strategies in ETFs act as a buffer during volatile markets

Apr 20th, 2018 | By
SPDR ETFs: Are trading volumes and volatility set to spike as April turns to May?

By Horizons ETFs US.

As we move further into the remainder of the year, investors are taking a closer look at new strategies that can be used within portfolios that may help protect against potential drawdowns and possibly increase income in volatile environments. This new focus on protection and income have many looking at options and option strategies through the use of ETFs.

Canadian ETF industry see highest asset growth in almost two years

Feb 19th, 2018 | By
Canada Toronto ETFs

Assets invested in ETFs listed in Canada grew by $4.9 billion in January 2018 to reach a record high of $122bn at the end of the month, according to ETF industry consultants ETFGI. The surge in assets represents the greatest absolute monthly increase for the Canadian ETF industry in almost two years.

Mirae anchors US presence by buying ETF provider Global X

Feb 16th, 2018 | By
Taeyong Lee, President, Global Head of ETFs for Mirae Asset

Global X, the seventeenth-largest US-based ETF issuer, has entered into an agreement to sell 100% of its fully diluted shares to Mirae Asset Global Investments, an independent financial services business based in Asia. “With Global X on board, we are now connecting one of the most successful US ETF firms to a prominent Asian-based global ETF manager, creating a powerful ETF platform.” said Taeyong Lee, president, global head of ETFs for Mirae Asset.

Horizons launches actively managed hedged US dividend ETF

Feb 15th, 2018 | By
Invesco’s MSCI World UCITS ETF tops $2 billion as investors embrace synthetic ETFs

Horizons ETFs Management US has launched the Horizons Cadence Hedged US Dividend Yield ETF (USDY US) on Cboe ETF Marketplace. Co-managed with Cadence Capital Management, USDY is an actively managed multi-factor ETF that invests in US large-cap dividend payers while offering downside protection through the use of an option overlay strategy.

Another marijuana ETF launches to meet growing demand

Feb 15th, 2018 | By
Steve Hawkins, President and CEO of Horizons ETFs.

Horizons ETF Management has launched the Horizons Emerging Marijuana Growers Index ETF (HMJR CN) on the NEO Exchange, tracking small-cap stocks primarily from North America which are involved in the cultivation, production and/or distribution of marijuana. “HMJR will exclusively invest in marijuana growers that, in our view, are well-positioned to take part in the global growth of the marijuana sector,” said Steve Hawkins, President and Co-CEO of Horizons ETFs.

Horizons enters partnership with Cadence to launch active ETFs

Nov 22nd, 2017 | By
Horizons enters partnership with Cadence to launch active ETFs

Horizons ETFs Management US has entered into a strategic partnership with Cadence Capital Management to develop a series of actively managed ETFs due to launch early in 2018. The first fund will be a US equity strategy that focuses on high-quality companies from the Russell 1000 Index with above average dividend yields.

Horizons launches Canada’s first AI-driven ETF

Nov 2nd, 2017 | By
Horizons launches Canada’s first robotics ETF

Horizons ETFs has launched the Horizons Active AI Global Equity ETF (MIND) on the Toronto Stock Exchange. MIND is Canada’s first ETF to use artificial intelligence for all security selection decisions. Steve Hawkins, president and co-CEO of Horizons ETFs, commented: “Unlike today’s portfolio managers who may be susceptible to investor biases such as overconfidence or cognitive dissonance, MIND is devoid of all emotion. It is purely systematic in how it makes investment decisions.”

Horizons launches actively managed international dividend ETF

Oct 26th, 2017 | By
Horizons launches Canada’s first robotics ETF

Horizons ETFs has launched the Horizons Active Intl Developed Markets Equity ETF (HADM), an actively managed ETF providing exposure to international dividend-paying stocks. Steve Hawkins, president and co-CEO of Horizons ETFs, commented: “Now that Canadians are so aggressively investing outside of Canada using ETFs, we felt it was very important to give them access to an active ETF strategy, focusing on dividend stocks in the EAFE regions.”