The week's best and worst performing ETFs in USD, excluding leveraged (6th to10th September 2021)
One ETF dominated performance over this year on the weekly trackinsight data published in ETF Express, and that was Breakwave Advisors’ Breakwave Dry Bulk Shipping ETF (NYSE ARCA: BDRY) launched in 2018.
This week saw something of a return to the usual level of new launches in a week, with a good range of ETF products.
21Shares, the Swiss crypto ETP issuer, has selected Vinter, the specialised crypto asset index provider, for its existing and new range of crypto ETPs.
Lyxor ETF Money Monitor reports that it was a strong month for equity and fixed income flows across the board and that it seems investors’ appetite for risk assets showed no signs of slowing down. The company also reports that ETFs gathered EUR10 billion in August 2021 and in addition that fixed income and equity ETFs took in EUR3.1 billion and EUR6.5 billion respectively.
Goldman Sachs Asset Management has launched the Goldman Sachs Future Tech Leaders Equity ETF (GTEK). GTEK is a fully transparent, actively managed equity ETF that aims to generally invest in listed technology companies with market capitalisations of less than USD100 billion, across both developed and emerging markets. Goldman Sachs intends to invest in GTEK alongside its clients.
Hartford Funds has announced the launch of its first commodity-focused ETF, Hartford Schroders Commodity Strategy ETF (NYSE: HCOM), which will be sub-advised by Schroder Investment Management North America Inc. and Schroder Investment Management North America Ltd.
WisdomTree director of digital assets, Benjamin Dean, has commented on El Salvador being the first nation state to adopt bitcoin as legal tender considering the development through the concept of the technology adoption curve and outlines what this means for other nations likely to follow suit.
Franklin Templeton has registered all 16 UCITS ETFs from its Franklin LibertyShares range for investors in France.
Simplify Asset Management, a provider of options-based ETFs has announced the launch of its newest ETF, the Simplify Tail Risk Strategy ETF (CYA).