ETF Securities Australia has launched the ETFS Battery Tech & Lithium ETF (ASX: ACDC) that tracks the Solactive Battery Value-Chain Index.
Australia’s ETF industry has reached a new record high of AUD41.5 billion in assets under management, according to the BetaShares Australian ETF Review – August 2018.
Hang Seng Indexes has launched the Hang Seng China New Economy Index and Hang Seng Stock Connect Sector Top Index.
Singapore Exchange has listed the Nikko AM SGD Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF, writing that this is the first ETF that offers investors easy access to a basket of Singapore dollar-denominated, investment grade corporate bonds in affordable units.
Aussie ETF provider BetaShares is to expand its global shares product suite via the launch a range of new international ETFs.
ETF data provider ETFGI reports that assets invested in ETFs and ETPs listed in Japan reached a record high of USD313 billion at the end of July 2018, surpassing the previous record of USD312 billion set at the end of June 2018.
The growth of the Australian ETF industry has continued into the new financial year, driven by large inflows into international equities, according to Aussie ETF provider BetaShares.
The Perth Mint, Australia’s largest precious metals refining, minting and depository enterprise, has launched the Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF (NYSE: Arca: AAAU) on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).
Loncar China BioPharma ETF (Nasdaq: CHNA) has launched on the Nasdaq in the US. Loncar writes that the CHNA ETF seeks to give investors access to China’s rapidly-developing biopharmaceutical industry.
China focused ETF provider Krane Funds Advisors reports that its flagship KraneShares CSI China Internet ETF (NYSE: KWEB) achieved an annualised five-year return of 18.14 per cent and a cumulative five-year return of 130.26 per cent as of July 31, 2018. During the same time period the S&P 500 Index returned 13.11 per cent annualised and 85.18 per cent cumulative.