Gold-backed ETFs lost 1 per cent of holdings in November following five months of strong inflows

Fri, 06/12/2019 - 10:43

Global gold-backed ETFs and similar products saw USD1.3 billion of net outflows across North America, Europe and Asia in November decreasing their collective gold holdings by 30.1 tonnes(t) after reaching record highs in October. »

Global ETF launches 28.11-05.12.19

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 12:45

This week’s new ETF launches saw WisdomTree join the cryptocurrency party with the debut of a physically-backed bitcoin fund, its first cryptocurrency product, on SIX. The week’s other ‘exotic’ debutant meanwhile was a uranium mining ETF from ETC. There were also new offering from UBS, WisdomTree, State Street, Invesco and Amundi… »

UBS launches new emerging markets bond ETF on Xetra

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 10:48

USB Global Asset Management has launched a new ETF providing access to the performance of US dollar-denominated short-term government bonds, quasi-government bonds and emerging market corporate bonds. »

Exchange Traded Concepts launches Uranium Mining ETF

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 10:43

Exchange Traded Concepts (ETC), a leader in providing white label Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) solutions, in conjunction with North Shore Indices, has launched the North Shore Global Uranium Mining ETF (URNM). »

First Trust expands ETF lineup with active factor funds

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 10:39

First Trust Advisors (First Trust) has launched three actively managed ETFs: the First Trust Active Factor Large Cap ETF (AFLG), the First Trust Active Factor Mid Cap ETF (AFMC) and the First Trust Active Factor Small Cap ETF (AFSM). »

Alex Pettee, Hoya Capital

A housing ETF built with renters in mind

Wed, 04/12/2019 - 17:29

Hoya Capital Real Estate: Most Successful & Innovative ETF Launch – Alex Pettee (pictured), President and Director of Research & ETFs for Hoya Capital Real Estate, explains that the Hoya Capital Housing 100, the underlying index for the newly-launched HOMZ ETF, is designed to be the new benchmark for the performance of the entire US housing industry. »

Andrew Rodriguez, Change Finance

Making a change

Wed, 04/12/2019 - 17:26

Change Finance: Best ESG ETF Provider – Founded in June 2016, ETF provider Change Finance launched The Change Finance US Large Cap Fossil Fuel Free ETF in October 2017, designed to democratise the process of aligning investor investment values with personal values. »

Beverly Chandler, ETF Express

Celebrating growth and diversity in the ETF industry

Wed, 04/12/2019 - 17:17

Read interviews with the US Strategy Masters 2019 ETF provider winners from the inaugural ETF Express US Awards. This special report contains interviews from a range of ETF provider winners, from REX Shares and BMO’s MicroSectors, to Change Finance’s fossil fuel free ESG ETF. The spread of pieces represents the growing diversity of themes in the ETF industry. »


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