It’s the season for defined outcome ETF launches in the US, with AllianzIM, Pacer and Innovator all launching new products in this fast-growing space.
The Japanese entertainment industry stands for culturally rich and diverse productions, says Global X Japan, and while foreign markets are essential for Japanese producers, its domestic region is still the principal market for these leisure and entertainment companies.
Asset manager VanEck has listed an ETF it describes as Europe's first ETF designed to provide access to Chinese companies from the new economy, taking ESG criteria into account.
Kevin T. Carter, founder of EMQQ, one of the largest and best-performing emerging markets ETFs over the last three and five years, has announced the introduction of a second ETF - the Next Frontier Internet & Ecommerce ETF: FMQQ (FMQQetf.com).
German-headquartered index provider Solactive writes that when diversifying investments, asset owners can put their investments into various economic sectors or different international markets such as developed or emerging markets.
Northern Trust Asset Management’s FlexShares ETFs has launched two Emerging Markets climate-focused ETFs in Europe: the FlexShares Emerging Markets High Dividend Climate ESG UCITS ETF (QDFE) and the FlexShares Emerging Markets Low Volatility Climate ESG UCITS ETF (QVFE).
European fixed income ETF provider Tabula Investment Management has launched Europe’s first Asia ex-Japan High Yield Corporate USD Bond ESG UCITS ETF (TAHY on the LSE).
Index provider Solactive writes that Australia has now seen the launch of an ETF based on semiconductors, the first such product in the country.
BNP Paribas Asset Management has launched the BNP Paribas Easy MSCI China Select SRI S-Series 10% Capped UCITS ETF, a listed index fund offering investors exposure to the Chinese market, by selecting the best-rated companies in terms of ESG approach.
Amundi, said to be Europe’s largest asset manager and a pioneer in Responsible Investing, has announced the expansion of its ESG ETF range, with the launch of a new fossil fuel free equity ETF, offering broad exposure to Asian Emerging Markets. Listed on Xetra, the Amundi Index MSCI EM Asia SRI - UCITS ETF DR is offered at a competitive price of 0.25 per cent OGC.