Evolve Funds has filed a preliminary prospectus with the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) for an Evolve Cryptocurrencies exchange-traded fund (ETF).
- The Evolve Cryptocurrencies ETF gives investors “indirect exposure” to certain cryptocurrencies selected by an investment manager, weighted on a market cap basis and rebalanced monthly, the firm said in a press release. (The ETF began trading Sept. 29 on the Toronto Stock Exchange.)
- Investors in Canada can hold cryptocurrencies in their brokerage account, including their Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RSP) and Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA), said Raj Lala, CEO of Evolve ETFs.
- “With the Evolve Cryptocurrencies ETF, investors will be able to take a broader approach by allocating to cryptocurrencies based on their market cap weightings,” Lala said.
UPDATE (Sept. 30, 17:29 UTC): Adds information in first bullet point about the trading date.
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