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Amplify ETF 'joins' Blockchain BLOK 50 Global Index

Friday, January 26, 2018

Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia:

Amplify ETF, an active ETF based on blockchain-based technology, can now be tracked in the recently launched Blockchain BLOK 50 Global Index, a joint collaboration between Emerita Capital Indices and EQM Indexes LLC. Amplify ETF is sponsored by Amplify Investments and has $400 million in assets across ETFs,

The Amplify Transformational Data Sharing ETF (BLOK) invests in publicly-traded global companies leading the research, investment and revenue creation related to blockchain-based and other distributed ledger technologies. Emerita Capital Indices and EQM Indexes serve as a research partner for the ETF.

BLOK utilizes an actively-managed approach to investing in the fast developing world of blockchain-based technology, allowing the fund's portfolio managers to respond in real-time to valuations, company fundamentals and announcements that may impact the blockchain marketplace.

"We are excited to offer BLOK as a professionally-selected, convenient and responsive way to invest in a basket of the leading companies engaged in advancing blockchain-based technology," said Christian Magoon, CEO of Amplify ETFs. Magoon added, "BLOK may offer growth-oriented investors an attractive way to gain diversified exposure to a new technology whose impact has been compared to that of the internet."

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