Direxion, the second-largest issuer of inverse and leveraged exchange traded funds, has filed plans to possibly introduce the Direxion Financial Bull 1X Shares ETF.
The Direxion Financial Bull 1X Shares ETF would be the unleveraged version of one of the more popular leveraged ETFs, the Direxion Daily Financial Bull 3X Shares (FAS) . Like FAS, the Direxion Financial Bull 1X Shares ETF will track the Russell 1000 Financial Services Index.
Massachusetts-based Direxion did not disclose a launch date for the Financial Bull 1X Shares ETF, but the fund, if it comes to market, will charge 0.65% per year, according to Index Universe.
In other planned ETF news, Horizons, the company behind the Horizons S&P 500 Covered Call ETF (HSPX) and the Horizons Financial Select Sector Covered Call ETF (HFIN) , could expand its income-oriented lineup with the addition of up to three new ETFs.
Those funds will include the China High Dividend Yield ETF and the Horizons KOSPI 200 ETF, which would be the first dividend spin on South Korean stocks, a group not usually known for high yields. Horizons could also list a Canadian income play, the Horizons S&P/TSX 60 ETF.
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