TSX Technical Issues Cause Horizons BetaPro ETFs Trading Halt - Trading to Resume at 11:00 a.m.

    TORONTO, Oct. 8 /CNW/ - Jovian Capital Corporation ("Jovian") (JOV: TSX)
and its subsidiary BetaPro Management Inc. ("BetaPro") announce that they have
been informed by the Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX") that there has been a
service interruption on the TSX Quantum trading platform this morning,
resulting in a temporary halting of trading in certain Horizons BetaPro
Exchange Traded Funds ("ETFs"). The ETFs affected are HSD, HQU, HQD, HDU, HDD,
HJU and HJD. The root cause of this delay remains under investigation, but the
TSX has informed Jovian and BetaPro that trading should resume at
approximately 11:00 a.m. today.

    About BetaPro Management Inc. (www.HBPETFs.com)

    Horizons BetaPro Exchange Traded Funds are managed by BetaPro Management
Inc., Canada's sole provider of investment tools allowing investors to profit
when the market is rising or falling, or to reduce their risk by hedging their
existing market exposure. BetaPro Management currently manages the largest
number of Canadian ETFs, with approximately $1.5 billion amongst 28 ETFs.

    About Jovian Capital Corporation (www.joviancapital.com)

    Jovian acquires, creates and grows financial services companies
specializing in wealth and asset management. The Jovian group of companies
(MGI Securities Inc., MGI Securities (USA) Inc., Rice Financial Group Inc.,
BetaPro Management Inc., Horizons Funds Inc., JovFunds Management Inc.,
JovFunds Inc., JovInvestment Management Inc., Leon Frazer & Associates Inc.,
T.E. Wealth and Felcom Data Services Inc.) manages $15.0 billion of client
assets ($6.0 billion in assets under management and $9.0 billion in assets
under administration). Additional information is available at
www.joviancapital.com and www.sedar.com.

For further information:

For further information: Don Sangster, Investor Relations, Jovian
Capital Corporation, (416) 933-5744; or Howard Atkinson, President, BetaPro
Management Inc., (416) 777-5167

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