Defiance ETFs has launched the Defiance Nasdaq Junior Biotechnology ETF (IBBJ), which tracks the Nasdaq Junior Biotechnology Index, offering investors exposure to small and mid-cap “junior” companies with a market capitalisation below USD5 billion.
Launches & Fundraising
DWS has responded to demand for short duration corporate bond exposure and environmentally and socially responsible assets with the launch of the new Xtrackers II ESG EUR Corporate Bond Short Duration UCITS ETF.
Global X ETFs has launched the Telemedicine & Digital Health ETF (EDOC), which includes companies both providing or are affiliated with digital medical services and digital healthcare.
Krane Funds Advisors, the investment manager for KFA Funds and KraneShares ETFs, has launched the KFA Global Carbon ETF (KRBN) on the New York Stock Exchange.
Another week, and another batch of ‘green’ fund launches – two Paris-aligned, climate ETFs from Franklin Templeton based on STOXX and S&P indices, plus the debut on Xetra of a new fund from Credit Suisse focused on sustainable investments with low volatility. Elsewhere, Lyxor added a new global government bonds fund to its low-cost Core range, while Global Beta launched two factor-based ETFs, CIBC a brace of Global Equity funds, and FiCAS debuted an actively managed Crypto ETP…
Qontigo has licensed the STOXX Europe 600 Paris-Aligned Benchmark Index to Franklin Templeton as an underlying for an ETF.
FiCAS AG, a Swiss-based crypto investment management boutique, has successfully registered the Bitcoin Capital Active ETP (BTCA) — an actively managed crypto exchange-traded product, listed on SIX.
CIBC Asset Management has launched the CIBC Global Growth ETF and CIBC International Equity ETF, two new actively-managed funds that provide investors with global diversification to equity securities.
Credit Suisse Asset Management has launched a new ETF focused on sustainable investments with low volatility on Xetra and Börse Frankfurt.
Franklin Templeton has launched two Paris Aligned Climate UCITS ETFs in its Franklin LibertyShares range.