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Horizons launches Canada’s first AI-driven ETF

Nov 2nd, 2017 | By
Horizons launches active equity dividend ex-North America 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 active equity dividend ex-North America 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.”



Horizons ETFs launches developed markets futures ETF

Sep 28th, 2017 | By
Horizons ETFs launches developed markets futures ETF

Horizons ETFs Management Canada has launched the Horizons Intl Developed Markets Equity Index ETF (TSX: HXDM). The ETF gives indirect exposure to developed market equities, excluding North America.



Horizons changes index of S&P 500 covered call ETF

Sep 26th, 2017 | By
Horizons changes index of S&P 500 covered call ETF

Horizons ETFs Management has changed the underlying index for the Horizons S&P 500 Covered Call ETF (NYSE Arca: HSPX). According to Jonathan Molchan, head of product development at Horizons ETFs, the primary rationale behind the conversion was to “enhance the tax efficiency of the covered call strategy”.



BullMark Latin America ETF to close

Sep 11th, 2017 | By
Guggenheim closes large-cap optimised ETF

Shares of the BullMark LatAm Select Leaders ETF (BMLA) are to be delisted from the NASDAQ due to the fund’s non-compliance with the minimum shareholder requirement. The ETF is issued by Horizons ETF Trust and tracks an index provided by BullMark Financial Group, an asset manager and advisory firm based in Brazil.



Horizons to close US Risk Managed ETF

Aug 11th, 2017 | By
Guggenheim closes large-cap optimised ETF

Horizons ETFs Management has announced that the Horizons US Managed Risk ETF (NYSE Arca: USMR) will close effective at the close of business on 8 September 2017.



Horizons slashes fees on DAX Germany ETF

Aug 2nd, 2017 | By
TD Ameritrade unveils largest commission-free ETF program

Horizons ETFs has reduced the total expense ratio for the Horizons DAX Germany ETF (Nasdaq: DAX) from 0.45% to 0.20%, enhancing the fund’s affordability for investors wishing to track the German economy. The 25 basis point reduction represents a 55% decrease in the ETF’s cost to investors.



Horizons Nasdaq 100 Covered Call ETF reaches $100m AUM milestone

Jul 26th, 2017 | By
Garrett Paolella, managing director at Horizons US

Horizons ETFs Management US has announced that its flagship fund, the Horizons Nasdaq 100 Covered Call ETF (Nasdaq: QYLD), has surpassed $100 million in AUM. The fund replicates a covered call strategy on the Nasdaq 100 Index. Garrett Paolella, managing director at Horizons US, commented: “QYLD gives investors across the spectrum access to professional options management and this milestone is a testament to the team’s success.”



TSX reaches record 500 ETFs on exchange

Jul 21st, 2017 | By
Toronto Stock Exchange 500 ETFs

Toronto Stock Exchange has announced that it has reached a significant milestone with 500 ETFs listed on its exchange. This number has more than doubled in the past five years, bringing the total market capitalization of listed ETFs to approximately $130 billion as of 30 June 2017.



Horizons’ medical marijuana ETF expands coverage to recreational use

Jun 8th, 2017 | By
Horizons Medical Marijuana ETF

Horizons ETFs (Canada) has announced it is making changes to the investment objective of the Horizons Medical Marijuana Life Sciences ETF to reflect the proposed change in federal law to legalize recreational use of marijuana in Canada.