TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Invesco Canada Ltd. (“Invesco”), including PowerShares Canada Vice President of Product and Business Development, Christopher Doll, joined Jos Schmitt, President and Chief Executive Officer, Aequitas NEO Exchange Inc. (“NEO Exchange”), to open the market in celebration of two new PowerShares exchange-traded-funds (ETFs), representing five ticker symbols, launching on the NEO Exchange. PowerShares ETFs seek to outperform traditional benchmark indexes while providing advisors and investors access to an innovative array of focused investment opportunities. The two high-dividend, low-volatility PowerShares ETFs commenced trading on the NEO Exchange on March 7, 2017. The two new funds are PowerShares S&P 500 High Dividend Low Volatility Index ETF (UHD, UHD.U, UHD.F) and PowerShares S&P Global ex. Canada High Dividend Low Volatility Index ETF (GHD, GHD.F).
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