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Global ETF launches 03-10.12.20

Global ETF launches 03-10.12.20

A busy week for new launches included a new five-fund range of fixed income ETFs from LGIM aimed at wholesale and institutional investors seeking exposure to core assets with integrated ESG and liquidity considerations. Other debutants included gold funds from both WisdomTree and Amplify, a fee-free, bitcoin fund from Valour, a semi-conductor fund from Van Eck, and Amundi’s new DAX 50 ESG UCITS ETF, as well as an absolute return bond ETF from Horizons ETFs, and a new Lyxor fund providing access to the 1000 largest US companies with 2x leverage.

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Amplify launches junior gold miners ETF and celebrates asset growth

Amplify launches junior gold miners ETF and celebrates asset growth

Thematic ETFs have proved to be one of the great success stories from a challenging year, and have proved to be pure gold for Amplify ETFs, which has taken to that gold theme quite literally with the launch of the Amplify Pure Junior Gold Miners ETF (NYSE Arca: JGLD), an index-based ETF comprised of companies engaged in junior and exploratory gold mining.