Fayetteville, Arkansas is home to Cabana Asset Management, which offers a range of actively managed funds, including a hedge fund, and recently found itself in the happy position of becoming an instant successful ETF issuer, with some USD1.1 billion of assets under management across the new family of funds.
The first outing for Blue Tractor and its shielded alpha ETF wrapper will be with Red Gate Advisers, a newly formed multi-boutique investment adviser set to launch its first fund, the Stance Equity ESG Large Cap Core ETF, which will be administered by the RBB Fund, Inc Series Trust.
Invesco has analysed performance and market flows related to the S&P 500, MSCI USA and MSCI World Indices and found that synthetic ETFs offering exposure to core US and global equity benchmarks have delivered strong outperformance with lower tracking errors compared to physical ETFs across the past year.
Joe Anthony, President of Gregory FCA, interviews ETF Express Managing Editor, Beverly Chandler, on the October three day digital summit focused on US institutional use of ETFs…
The Value factor might make all the difference in that hunt for yield says Mark Carlson, Senior Investment Strategist at FlexShares ETFs.
US fund administrator Nottingham has received clearance from the SEC to launch active ETFs within the Blue Tractor Shielded Alpha semi-transparent ETF structure.
PwC Ireland’s report published in August, entitled ‘ETFs: Unlocking further potential’, made quite the splash with its call to arms on four key areas that could improve European ETF trading and harness growth opportunities, with further development of Europe’s ETF trading infrastructure.
Wealth managers using ETFs in the US are stepping up to create their own in-house range of the products. Andrew Mies, CIO of 6 Meridian, explains how his USD2.8 billion wealth advisory firm based in Wichita, KS, has done just that.
Earlier this month saw asset management giant T Rowe Price, with USD1.22 trillion under management, enter the ETF arena, in the US, with four semi-transparent ETF products that largely mirror their existing mutual fund offerings.
Relatively new kid on the ETF block, Defiance ETFs, has continued on its mission to pick off key themes with the launch this week of the Defiance Nasdaq Junior Biotechnology ETF (IBBJ).
One strategy in the ETF world that has seen good inflows over these interesting months is the active ETF strategy, with ETF data providers ETFGI reporting that actively managed ETFs and ETPs saw net inflows of USD7.04 billion during June, bringing year-to-date net inflows into the strategy to USD26.69 billion.
Austin, Texas-based Dimensional Fund Advisors, a systematic active money manager with close to four decades of experience and USD514 billion under management, is stepping into the ETF pool, with the planned launch of three ETFs later this year.
Global X, with a range of ETFs that it describes as ‘beyond ordinary’, enjoyed USD1.3 billion in positive net inflows last month, as its ETFs based on cloud computing, gaming and cyber security flowered during the Covid-19 lockdown.
The manager of the latest Swiss-based cryptocurrency ETP, listed on the SIX Exchange, describes itself as a cryptocurrency hedge fund, offering discretionary, active management of the top 15 cryptocurrencies.
Cerulli Associates latest ETF report, entitled European Exchange-Traded Funds 2020: Adding Variety to Low Costs and Transparency, shows that the future is bright for the ETF market in Europe, with nearly all the ETF issuers surveyed by the firm expecting healthy levels of annual growth in the ETF market over the next two years.
TrackInsight has published its first Global ETF Survey, supported by IHS Markit and iShares by BlackRock.
China’s recovery from Covid-19 has been an extraordinary phenomenon among many strange events over this year, and China is now projected to be the only economy to have positive economic growth in 2020.
Refinitiv reports that its Lipper data reveals that the promoters of ETFs in Europe experienced net inflows of EUR5.3 billion for May, bringing the total up to EUR798.7 billion, as markets bounced back from their lows.
The UK’s Leverage Shares has expanded its range of short and leveraged ETPs listed on the London Stock Exchange to 40, adding 28 new launches based on the most heavily traded US stocks.
Rebecca Chesworth, Senior ETF Strategist at SPDR, has commented that healthcare is currently the most attractive sector for investors, with further opportunities to be found in Technology; Communication Services; Consumer Staples and Utilities.
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Vincent Denoiseux, Head of ETF Research and Solutions at Lyxor ETF has published a report that reveals ESG ETF inflows were strong over the month of May, with EUR2.4 billion flowing in, creating a record year so far for ESG ETFs, and assets up at EUR10.6 billion.