New Global ETF Launches

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Global ETF launches 19-26.03.20

Global ETF launches 19-26.03.20

With the global coronavirus crisis still causing challenges for the global financial sector, there’s just a single ETF launch to report on this week, a new iShares ETF from BlackRock on Xetra and Börse Frankfurt providing investors with access to corporate bonds with a focus on sustainability. 

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Global ETF launches 12-19.03.20

Global ETF launches 12-19.03.20

In a quiet week for ETF launches BlackRock kept things ticking over with the debut of not one fund, but a suite of three three ultrashort bond environmental, social and governance products. The new funds are all versions of existing iShares UCITS ETFs but with revised ESG criteria which explicitly excludes issuers involved in controversial weapons, nuclear weapons, conventional weapons, civilian firearms, tobacco, adult entertainment, alcohol, gambling, nuclear power, genetically modified organisms, oil sands and thermal coal…

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Global ETF launches 05-12.03.20

Global ETF launches 05-12.03.20

This week’s new ETF launches include two bond-focused iShares funds, one providing access to emerging markets corporate bonds and the other to US Corporate bonds. Elsewhere, First Trust listed a cloud computing UCITS ETF on the Italian Stock Exchange, while Exchange Traded Concepts partnered with Qraft Technologies to debut an AI-powered fund offering access to dividend-paying US companies…

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Global ETF launches 27.02-05.03

Global ETF launches 27.02-05.03

There’s a bit of a green tint to this week’s new ETF launches with the expansion of BlackRock’s ESG range with the addition of three new funds offering ESG-focused alternatives to existing ETFs, plus a new WisdomTree fund offering investors access the opportunity to invest in companies from the battery and energy storage solutions (BESS) sector. Elsewhere, UBS Asset Management has debuted a new China A shares ETF, while The Royal Mint Physical Gold Securities ETC has listed on Xetra…

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Global ETF launches 20-27.02.20

Global ETF launches 20-27.02.20

There were a couple of first among this week’s new ETF launches, the first short bitcoin ETP from 21 Shares, and the first Sterling corporate bond ETF in Europe with ESG criteria from Invesco. Elsewhere, AgioFunds listed the seventh fund to date on the Warsaw Exchange, while UBS debuted a new ETF focused Chinese equities and Hartford Funds launched a new fund which will invest in investment-grade fixed income securities…

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Global ETF launches 13-20.02.20

Global ETF launches 13-20.02.20

It may have been a quiet week for ETF launches, but there were still some notable debutants including the first two funds from Europe’s newest ETF provider Rize ETF and a gold ETC from the Royal Mint. Elsewhere, Lyxor expanded its fixed income range with three new ETFs built to provide a more sustainable exposure to High Yield bonds. 

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Global ETF launches 06-13.02.20

Global ETF launches 06-13.02.20

This week’s new ETF launches include a new proposition for environmentally minded investors, a new actively managed fund from Ossiam which will focus on companies with a track record of low CO2 emissions. UBS debuted a new fund with ‘principles’ too, this week, an ETF offering investors access to companies that are highly committed to sustainability and gender equality issues. Elsewhere, Amundi expanded its Prime ETF range, while JPMAM launched a new fixed income multi-factor fund, and First Trust debuted the Value Line Dividend UCITS ETF…

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Global ETF launches 30.01-06.02.20

Global ETF launches 30.01-06.02.20

This week’s new ETF launches include a couple of offerings for bond investors with the debut of a new short-term US government bond fund from Invesco, and a new green bond ETF from Lyxor, both on Xetra. Elsewhere, First Trust launched a new merger arbitrage fund, plus the First Trust Capital Strength UCITS ETF, which is based on one of the company’s best-selling US strategies…

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Global ETF launches 23-30.01.20

Global ETF launches 23-30.01.20

The pick of this week's new ETF launches is a suite of three liquid alternative funds from CI Investments, which employ hedge fund-like strategies including short-selling and leverage. Amundi meanwhile, launched ten new funds on Xetra, a mix of equity and bond index ETFs, while the latest low-cost offering from Invesco provides exposure to the US Treasury Bond market…

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Global ETF launches 16-23.01.20

Global ETF launches 16-23.01.20

This week’s new launches include a first from Amun with the debut of a bitcoin inverse tracker ETP providing investors with exposure to negative bitcoin price movements. Elsewhere, UBS launched a new commodities carry trade ETF, while Russell Investments debuted its initial actively managed exchange-traded fund series (ETF series) based on key Russell Investments mutual funds.