‘ High Income ’

Harvest Portfolios launches European income ETF on Toronto Stock Exchange

Mar 6th, 2018 | By
Michael Kovacs, CEO at Harvest Portfolios Group.

Harvest Portfolios has launched the Harvest European Leaders Income ETF (HEUR CN) on the Toronto Stock Exchange, providing exposure to an equally weighted portfolio of European dividend-paying stocks. Michael Kovacs, CEO, Harvest Portfolios, said, “Europe houses some of the most established and innovative business in the world. It was only logical for Harvest to add an ETF of true business leaders to our lineup of equity income ETFs.”

Deutsche to introduce quality screen to Euro Stoxx dividend ETF

Feb 28th, 2018 | By
Deutsche to introduce quality screening to euro STOXX dividend ETF

Deutsche Asset Management has announced changes to the underlying index for the Xtrackers Euro Stoxx Select Dividend 30 UCITS ETF (XD3E LN) to a new reference that includes a quality screen in its selection of eurozone dividend-paying stocks.

Bristol Gate enters ETF market with two active North American equity funds in Toronto

Feb 23rd, 2018 | By
Bristol Gate Partners

Bristol Gate Capital Partners, a boutique Toronto-based investment manager, has unveiled its first ETFs with the launch of the Bristol Gate Concentrated Canadian Equity ETF (BGC CN) and Bristol Gate Concentrated US Equity ETF (BGU CN) on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

BetaShares and Legg Mason launch two active income ETFs on ASX

Feb 21st, 2018 | By
BetaShares and Legg Mason launch two active income ETFs on ASX

Aussie ETF issuer BetaShares, together with global asset manager Legg Mason, have launched two actively managed ETFs on Australian Stock Exchange. Based on investment strategies by Legg Mason affiliate Martin Currie Australia, both funds target high-quality Australian securities with a focus on income generation.

Deutsche AM lowers fees for two Xtrackers high dividend ETFs

Feb 16th, 2018 | By
Deutsche lowers fees on Xtrackers international equity ETF suite

Deutsche Asset Management has lowered the expense ratios of two Xtrackers ETFs within its suite of high dividend equity funds. Fiona Bassett, global co-head of passive asset management in the Americas, commented, “With interest rates globally currently at low levels, equities paying higher dividend rates could be an attractive option to meet ongoing income requirements within portfolios.”

AGF launches two new ETFs on Canada’s NEO Exchange

Feb 15th, 2018 | By
Florence Narine, Senior Vice-President, Head of Product, AGF Investments Inc

AGF Investments, a Canadian asset manager, has launched two new actively managed ETFs – the AGFiQ Enhanced Global ESG Factors ETF (QEF CN) and the AGFiQ Enhanced Global Infrastructure ETF (QIF CN) – on the Toronto-based NEO Exchange. Florence Narine, senior vice-president, head of product at AGF Investments, commented, “We are excited to partner with NEO as we grow our suite of factor-based ETFs leveraging the expertise of our in-house AGFiQ team to provide investors with differentiated access to growing segments of the market as they build their global equity portfolios.”

Horizons launches actively managed hedged US dividend ETF

Feb 15th, 2018 | By
Horizons launches actively managed hedged US dividend yield ETF

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.

Metaurus Advisors launches two innovative ETFs

Feb 7th, 2018 | By
Richard Sandulli, co-CEO of Metaurus Advisors

Metaurus Advisors has launched two new ETFs on NYSE Arca. These funds have effectively stripped the dividend stream and the potential for capital growth of S&P 500 constituents into two seperate components and packaged each component into its own ETF. Richard Sandulli, co-CEO of Metaurus Advisors said, “Investors and their advisors now have precise tools to balance current cash flow potential against their growth and risk tolerance, without sacrificing the diversification potential and low cost of index investing.”

Bullish outlook for dividends bodes well for high income ETFs

Jan 29th, 2018 | By
Bullish outlook for dividends bodes well for high income ETFs

The findings of a report by IHS Markit could mean high dividend ETFs are in for a strong year. The IHS Markit Dividend Forecasting Report predicts that 2018 will be the third consecutive year of increasing global dividends and will also see the fastest dividend growth since 2014. Emerging markets are expected to lead the way. Thomas Matheson, head of dividend research at IHS Markit, commented, “We expect to see stronger performance across sectors, coupled with resurgent growth in Europe and a notable decrease in dividend cuts.”

Strategy Shares unveils multi-asset target distribution ETF

Jan 18th, 2018 | By
Horizons launches actively managed hedged US dividend yield ETF

Strategy Shares, a New York-state based ETF provider, has launched the Strategy Shares Nasdaq 7HANDL Index ETF (HNDL US) on Nasdaq Exchange, tracking a first-of-its-kind strategy index that targets a 7.0% annual distribution rate, all or a portion of which may include a return of capital.