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Global ETF launches 25.02-04.03.21

Global ETF launches 25.02-04.03.21

The big news in terms of launches this week is the debut of Northern Trust's FlexShares ETFs in Europe with the launch of two climate focused funds. Staying with the green theme, UBS GAM's latest offering is a low CO2 emissions ETF, while Invesco launched a Global Clean Energy fund as well as the first China All Shares ETF. Elsewhere, Invesco added an international equities fund to it's multi-factor suite, and Alger debuted its first active ETF, focused on 40 mid-cap growth stocks.

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Alger launches first ETF

Alger launches first ETF

Alger, a USD43 billion investment management firm, has launched the Alger Mid Cap 40 ETF, the firm’s first active ETF, which is a high conviction and focused portfolio with 40 mid-cap growth stocks. 

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Global ETF launches 18-25.02.21

Global ETF launches 18-25.02.21

A real mixed bag of new ETF launches includes several new bond funds, including a new WisdomTree offering focused on EU bonds dedicated to financing the bloc's coronavirus recovery efforts. Elsewhere, L&G debuted a new ETF providing access to green bonds, while the latest offerings from BNP Paribas Easy focus on sustainable eurozone bonds and emerging markets bonds.