‘ Purpose Investments ’

3iQ, CoinShares launch bitcoin ETF on TSX

Apr 19th, 2021 | By
ProShares set to make history with first US-listed bitcoin ETF

3iQ and CoinShares have teamed up to launch a directly backed bitcoin ETF on the Toronto Stock Exchange.


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.


CI launches low-cost bitcoin ETF on TSX

Mar 9th, 2021 | By
Bitcoin ETFs

CI Global Asset Management has become the third Canadian ETF issuer to launch a directly backed bitcoin ETF.


Evolve cuts fee on bitcoin ETF just one week after launch

Feb 25th, 2021 | By
21Shares launches world’s cheapest directly backed bitcoin ETP

Evolve Funds has lowered the management fee on its Bitcoin ETF (EBIT CN) just one week after the fund launched on the Toronto Stock Exchange.


AdvisorShares’ US cannabis ETF surpasses $1bn in assets

Feb 24th, 2021 | By
AdvisorShares’ US cannabis ETF surpasses $1bn in assets

AdvisorShares’ actively managed US cannabis ETF has surpassed $1 billion in assets under management, less than six months after its debut on NYSE Arca.


Evolve Funds secures regulatory approval to launch bitcoin ETF

Feb 17th, 2021 | By
Eqonex enters Europe’s crypto ETP market

Evolve Funds has become the second Canadian ETF issuer to secure regulatory approval for a directly backed bitcoin ETF.


Purpose Investments to launch North America’s first bitcoin ETF

Feb 15th, 2021 | By
Purpose bitcoin ETF Canada

Purpose Investments looks set to introduce North America’s first directly backed bitcoin ETF following approval by Canadian securities regulators. It will also become the first exchange-traded bitcoin product of any major developed market to officially sport the ‘ETF’ moniker.


Takeover of cannabinoid giant GW is a sign of things to come for medical cannabis ETFs

Feb 8th, 2021 | By
ETFMG launches leveraged cannabis ETF

ETFs providing exposure to the medical cannabis investment theme appear poised to enter a new stage of growth fuelled by merger and acquisition activity.


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.”


Medical cannabis ETFs on cusp of mainstream breakthrough

Jun 29th, 2020 | By
Purpose medical marijuana ETFs

Overlooked by many and misunderstood by others, ETFs providing exposure to the medical cannabis industry represent an investment proposition that appears on the cusp of a mainstream breakthrough as fresh medical evidence of the pharmacological and therapeutic benefits of cannabis combines with changing attitudes and pro-legalization momentum worldwide.