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.
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.
CIBC Asset Management Inc has launched an ETF Series of CIBC Sustainable Investment Solutions, providing access to actively managed strategies that seek to align with the investing values of socially responsible investors.
Viridi Funds, a registered investment adviser and emerging fund manager, is launching a publicly traded clean energy bitcoin mining ETF, Viridi Cleaner Energy Crypto-Mining & Semiconductor ETF, on the NYSE with the ticker RIGZ.
Thematic investing has seen assets rise by USD27 billion, accumulating to USD133 billion post pandemic, according to CNBC and Mirae Asset Global Investments writes that major economic trends dominate global consumption, which traces back to sustainable usage of Earth’s resources, giving technology that keeps or amps up society’s living standard with a sustainable tilt a boost in demand.
Goldman Sachs Asset Management has launched the Goldman Sachs Future Planet Equity ETF (GSFP), described as the first transparent, actively managed equity ETF launched by Goldman Sachs.
A busier week in ETF launch land has brought a range of specialist and thematic ETFs. Dawn Global, a newcomer to the ETF world, has launched an active and thematic ETF focused on the emerging and frontier markets, particularly the hard to invest in ones, including Vietnam and Bangladesh.
Popularity amongst investors for thematic investment strategies remains high, writes Global X, citing CNBC’s claim that assets in thematic ETFs have hit USD133 billion, up from USD27 billion before the pandemic.