Lyxor’s latest ETF Money Monitor for January shows that ETFs gathered EUR11.6 billion in January 2020, with ESG ETFs continuing their strong trend, gathering EUR2.3 billion.
Beyond Investing’s Claire Smith (pictured), creator of the US Vegan Climate Index writes this week’s In My Opinion, asking ‘Are all ESG Indexes as green as you want them to be?’
ETF fees are fairly permanently in the spotlight and the current price war between providers means that fees appear to continue to be pushed down.
The monthly European ETF market report from the Lipper team at Refinitiv reveals that the promoters of ETFs in Europe saw net inflows of EUR12.1 billion for January. The firm writes that the assets under management in the European ETF industry (EUR883.1 billion) increased during January to a new all-time high.
Scientific Beta has announced that assets tracking its smart beta indices reached USD59.2 billion at December 31, 2019, against a 2018 figure of USD43 billion, an increase of USD16 billion, corresponding to year-on-year growth of 37 per cent.
Amundi ETF reports that the ETF market began 2020 in full swing, with almost EUR56 billion (+EUR55.7 billion) of inflows globally in January.
The Royal Mint is to launch its first ETC this week, in partnership with HANetf. The Royal Mint Physical Gold Securities ETC (RMAU) will list on London Stock Exchange and is designed to offer investors an effective way to access the gold market as it tracks the physical price of gold.
Brand new European ETF provider Rize ETF has launched its first two ETFs, the Rize Cybersecurity and Data Privacy UCITS ETF (CYBR) and the Rize Medical Cannabis and Life Sciences UCITS ETF (FLWR).