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Does DFA’s mutual fund-to-ETF conversion toll the death knell for the US mutual fund industry? Comment from BNY Mellon’s Slavin and leading US financial planner firms on that, plus ESG and crypto

Does DFA’s mutual fund-to-ETF conversion toll the death knell for the US mutual fund industry? Comment from BNY Mellon’s Slavin and leading US financial planner firms on that, plus ESG and crypto

Trading has just commenced for the ETFs converted from US mutual funds by Dimensional Fund Advisors (DFA), with USD637 billion under management, with Nicole Hunter, head of capital markets, announcing that the firm is ‘just getting started’.  

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21Shares launches Solana ETP

21Shares launches Solana ETP

21Shares AG, the pioneering issuer of crypto Exchange Traded Products (ETPs) is launching the world’s first Solana (SOL) ETP (ASOL) on the regulated market of the Swiss stock exchange (SIX Exchange) on Wednesday, 30 June 2021 further boosting 21Shares as the leading issuer of crypto ETPs. 

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FCA publishes detailed crypto research but no comment on plight of regulated crypto ETPs

FCA publishes detailed crypto research but no comment on plight of regulated crypto ETPs

The UK’s FCA’s Michael Karim and Gergana Tomova have been busy researching UK investors and their approach to cryptocurrencies, noting in their latest research note that the profile of cryptocurrencies has risen – 78 per cent of adults said they have heard of cryptocurrency, up from 73 per cent in a year, but overall understanding of cryptocurrency has declined.