A portfolio-management subsidiary of crypto exchange Coinsquare has launched two exchange-traded funds (ETFs) on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), local news agency The Globe And Mail reports September 20.
Coinsquare’s subsidiary — Coin Capital Investment Management — has reportedly become the 30th ETF operator in Canada, with the launch of the Coincapital STOXX Blockchain Patents Innovation Index Fund (LDGR) and the Coincapital STOXX B.R.AI.N. Index Fund (THNK).
The ETFs trading started on Thursday, September 20, with a management fee of 0.64 per cent on the TSX, which is reportedly the 12th largest global stock exchange by market capitalization.
LDGR is a research-focused ETF that intends to provide investors with global equity securities of firms that invest in the development of blockchain technologies. The ETF is based on the recently launched iSTOXX Yewno Developed Markets Blockchain Index — an index that reflects a large volume of data to discover companies that focus on researching distributed ledger technology (DLT).
The second new ETF, THNK, aims to provide investments in global equity securities concentrated around four “megatrends” in technology — biotechnology, robotics, artificial intelligence (AI), and nanotechnology — based on the iSTOXX Developed Markets B.R.AI.N Index.
Lewis Bateman, chief executive of Coin Capital — which launched in July — claimed that the newly launched ETFs will allow investors to access “high-quality investments” in the industries of AI and blockchain “without deep domain expertise.” […]