Year to date figures for ARK Invest, the thematic investment firm focused on disruptive innovation, show their flagship fund, available as an ETF, and in a variety of other formats, ARK Disruptive Innovation, has returned 101.8 per cent year to date (as of 17/11/2020), while the firm’s assets, totalled at USD4 billion when ETF Express last interviewed them in 2018, are now USD33.3 billion (as of 31/10/2020).
Since listing on Deutche Boerse’s Xetra in late June 2020, BTCetc Bitcoin Exchange Traded Crypto (ticker BTCE) has become the most liquid 100 per cent physically backed bitcoin ETP in the world with a record trading volume day on 18 November of over 2 million units or USD36 million.
European fixed income ETF provider Tabula Investment Management Limited (Tabula) is telling investors to hope for the best but prepare for the worst, warning of the potential double threat from lower liquidity in the bond markets at year end, and a change to the decade-long trend of low and stable US inflation.
This week’s new ETF launches include a new fund from former hedge fund manager Julian Klymochko, the Accelerate OneChoice Alternative Portfolio ETF, which provides investors with access to a range of asset classes and strategies including Absolute Return, Global Macro, Private Credit and Alternative Equity. Elsewhere, VanEck listed a new bitcoin ETN on Deutsche Borse, while Ninepoint Partners debuted a new ETF series based on four existing mutual funds and NextFins launches and fund based on India’s Nifty Financial Services 25/50 Index.
The latest new ETF providers are bringing a ‘quantamental’ approach to ETF investment as Ross Klein, Chief Investment Officer and Vincent Lorusso, Portfolio Manager at Changebridge Capital describe their technical data-driven approach to stock selection, combined with fundamental analysis.
Accelerate Financial Technologies (Accelerate) has launched what it says is Canada’s first alternative investment portfolio ETF, the Accelerate OneChoice Alternative Portfolio ETF (OneChoice), that will list on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker ONEC.
Asset Manager VanEck has listed the VanEck Vector Bitcoin ETN on Deutsche Börse Xetra, a new product that allows investors to participate directly in the performance of bitcoin, without having to buy the digital currency themselves.
Exchange-traded fund (ETF) issuers Charles Schwab Investment Management, and WisdomTree Asset Management, have signed on as new clients of Virtu’s eNAV ETF analytics tool, which has been enhanced with MarketAxess’ award-winning Composite+, an AI-powered algorithmic pricing engine for corporate and emerging market bonds.
Just in time to start thinking about holiday shopping, Sean O'Hara, President of Pacer ETF Distributors reminds us that the world’s increasing reliance upon online shopping means potential growth for his industrial real estate ETF, INDS.
21Shares AG has published its updated 2020 prospectus, following approval by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (SFSA – Fi.se).