Invesco has launched a new multi-factor ETF suite tracking the S&P Quality Value & Momentum Top 90 % Indices in the US, adding to their joint suite of 66 US listed products.
EDHEC-Risk has published the results of its annual European ETF and Smart Beta survey which show growing demand for SRI/Ethical ETFs and significant interest in fixed-income Smart Beta solutions.
Latest figures from exchange traded fund (ETF) data provider ETFGI reveal that ETFs globally gathered net inflows of USD68.95 billion in June, bringing year-to-date net inflows to USD209.54 billion, and creating a new record of USD5.64 trillion in assets.
ETF provider VanEck has added to its suite of Guided Allocation funds with the launch of the VanEck Vectors Municipal Allocation ETF (MAAX), an ETF of ETFs designed around a proprietary model that uses momentum, along with both duration and credit risk indicators, to tactically allocate among selected VanEck Vectors Municipal Bond ETFs.
AUM in European ETFs doubles with Europe leading the way in ESG investing, says latest Morningstar report
Assets under management in European-domiciled ETFs have more than doubled over the past five years to EUR760 billion at the end of March 2019, according to a Morningstar report on ETFs.
The latest strategic beta or smart beta report from Columbia Threadneedle Investments in the US reveals that a survey of 299 advisors conducted in April 2019 found that nearly all advisors (98 per cent) have some level of familiarity with strategic beta investing, but just one-third (36 per cent) feel confident implementing it in client portfolios.
Space Investment Services LLC and S-Network Global Indexes, Inc have written a note on their new index , the S-Network Space Index, and its ETF, UFO, commenting that the global space economy is presently valued at over USD383.5 billion per year, according to the non-profit Space Foundation.
Inderpal Gujral, head of product at STOXX, has seen recent market volatility shining a bright light onto their range of Minimum Variance Indices, designed to reduce risk by attempting to minimise the variance (and thus volatility) of a portfolio.
Smart beta data from ETF data provider ETFGI reveals that assets invested in smart beta ETFs and ETPs listed globally reached a new high of USD687 billion, following net inflows of USD9.15 billion and market moves during September.
Fidelity Investments Canada plans to launch a suite of factor-based ETFs and mutual funds for financial advisers and individual investors.