BNP Paribas Easy has launched two new ETFs which have been tradable on Xetra and Börse Frankfurt since Tuesday this week.
Franklin Templeton Canada has listed Franklin Martin Currie Sustainable Emerging Markets Active ETF (FSEM) and Franklin Martin Currie Sustainable Global Equity Active ETF (FGSG) on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
Index provider Solactive writes that the COVID-19 pandemic required businesses to innovate on short notice, catalysing business transformations in the entire global healthcare ecosystem and the strain on healthcare providers’ infrastructure, workforce, and supply chain management exposed inefficiencies, which are valeted by new companies disrupting traditional healthcare systems.
Invesco writes that its latest listing of the Invesco MSCI Emerging Markets ESG Universal Screened UCITS ETF is the newest addition to the firm’s range of passive ESG funds.
Value Partners Group Limited has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Value Partners Asset Management Malaysia has launched a Shariah China A-Shares 100 ETF, described as the world’s first A-share ETF that tracks the performance of the Dow Jones Islamic Market China A-Shares 100 Index.
Dawn Global launches the first active thematic ETF in Emerging and Frontier Markets, with a focus on Emerging Asia ex China/India
There is a new cub on the block with the launch of Dawn Global’s Asian Growth Cubs ETF on NYSE, focusing on Emerging Asia ex China/India.
Kevin Carter’s emerging market internet ETF, EMQQ, has had another interesting year, having been up 80 per cent last calendar year, up 25 per cent in the first six weeks of this year and then undergone a period of such extreme volatility that it is largely flat for its year-to-date figures.
By A Paris – This year will be forever remembered as the one which saw a global pandemic taking over the world, widespread travel restrictions and significant market volatility. But in Singapore, 2020 can be considered in a more favourable light. Despite the less than auspicious environment, the jurisdiction reaped success in launching a new fund structure, generating manager interest in an otherwise turbulent period.
By Mark Voumard, Gordian Capital – Readers will be familiar with onshore domiciles such as Dublin or Luxembourg. How does Singapore differ?
“The introduction of the Variable Capital Company (VCC) structure earlier this year has been the latest in a number of initiatives undertaken by the Singapore government to grow the city state’s fund management industry and achieve its ambition of being the gateway to asset management opportunities in Asia”, says Allard de Jong, Head of the Fund Administration, Corporate Trust and Custody team of the Portcullis Group.