From the Swiss hedge fund and commodities firm, Diapason Commodities Management, comes Compass Financial Technologies, the index provider which already provides crypto index solutions on USD5 billion of crypto assets.
Digital investment specialist firm Osprey Funds has launched the Osprey Polkadot Trust for private placement. DOT, the native token of the Polkadot network, has a market capitalisation of over USD31 billion and is the eighth largest cryptocurrency.
ETFs have had the most extraordinary year in 2020, with assets flowing in across the entire range of products and new launches bringing European investors an even wider range of access to the transparent, liquid, low-cost investments that ETFs represent.
The iShares MSCI Europe SRI UCITS ETF EUR Hedged (Dist), launched on Xetra, is designed to allow investors to participate in the performance of large and medium-sized companies from 15 European industries that have a comparatively high ESG rating within their sector, are not involved in the extraction or production of fossil fuels and do not own fossil reserves.
This week has seen a wide variety of ETFs launched, presumably before the lull of August impacts all new activities.
BNP Paribas Easy has launched two new ETFs which have been tradable on Xetra and Börse Frankfurt since Tuesday this week.
Impact Shares has launched the Impact Shares Affordable Housing MBS ETF (NYSE: OWNS), an ETF that invests in agency mortgage-backed securities (MBS) backed by pools of mortgage loans made to minority families, low- and moderate-income (LMI) families, and/or families that live in persistent poverty areas.
Global brokerage infrastructure platform DriveWealth, LLC has announced the planned launch of a new line-up of yield-focused fixed income ETFs, providing retail investors alternatives to low yielding cash accounts.
US-based boutique value equity manager Hillman Capital Management is the latest firm to step into ETF waters through a partnership with SS&C ALPS Advisors.
Franklin Templeton Canada has listed Franklin Martin Currie Sustainable Emerging Markets Active ETF (FSEM) and Franklin Martin Currie Sustainable Global Equity Active ETF (FGSG) on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
HANetf has announced the launch of Europe’s first Enterprise Software ETF with an ESG screen, Purpose Enterprise Software ESG-S UCITS ETF (Ticker: SOFT).
Israel-based KSM Mutual Funds has licensed the Indxx Global Digital Healthcare Index to launch the KSM KTF (4D) Indxx Global Digital Healthcare Dollar Hedge ETF, IGDHIN.