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Global ETF launches 20-27.08.20

Global ETF launches 20-27.08.20

The big news in terms of launches this week is T Rowe Price’s entry into the ETF space with the launch of four semi-transparent, active funds that largely mirror existing mutual fund offerings. The week’s other notable newcomers include a Connected Consumer fund from Direxion based on a Solactive index, a junior biotech ETF from Defiance ETFs, plus thee new iShares bond ETFs.

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Global ETF launches 13-20.08.20

Global ETF launches 13-20.08.20

This week's new ETF launches include a two funds that herald a ‘new era’ in bond investing according to Innovator ETFs. The firm’s latest offerings are the first ever defined outcome bond ETFs providing upside exposure with built-in downside buffer levels. Elsewhere, BlackRock launched a new iShares government bonds ETF, while TD Asset Management debuted three new ‘One-Click” ETFs which invest in a strategic mix of broad market index TD ETFs and actively managed TD ETFs.