The big launch finally happened this week, after years of speculation.
New Global ETF Launches
Themes have dominated again in a week that was quiet on the ETF launch front. ETF Securities used Frankfurt-based index provider Solactive for their hydrogen ETF, with Solactive telling us that hydrogen, the most plentiful element in the entire universe, plays a crucial role in cutting carbon emissions.
It’s the season for defined outcome ETF launches in the US, with AllianzIM, Pacer and Innovator all launching new products in this fast-growing space.
An interesting and varied week for ETF launches has just passed. We have commodities, emerging markets and the perennial favourite, ESG, in the mix.
Global ETF launches are back full throttle as September comes to a close. We have a wide range of products, but as ever, ESG and crypto dominate the offering.
This week saw something of a return to the usual level of new launches in a week, with a good range of ETF products.
A quiet week on the ETF launches front reflects end of summer holidays. However, a quiet week does not mean a dull week and in usual ETF style we have a nice variety of products.
The August lull in ETF launches is beginning to move away followed by a wave of new ETF launches, with the majority in shades of green.
A quiet, mid-August week saw a select but small mix of launch types, with crypto issuers ETF Group listing their products on the Vienna Stock Exchange; ESG, with the US’s Hartford Funds launching its first ESG ETF; passive ETFs from CI Global Asset Management on the NEO exchange; and REX Shares offering two leveraged and inverse ETNs on the FANG innovation index.
A whole new geographical area for ETF launches has emerged this week with two launches on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.