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Tabula Investments Management appoints new CFO

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 16:42

Specialist fixed income ETF provider Tabula Investment Management has hired a new Chief Financial Officer. »

Semi-transparent or shielded – a new type of ETF coming soon

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 12:53

The middle of November saw the US’s SEC announce its intention to approve a number of new structures which will allow active funds to cover their portfolios with a new type of ETF wrapper. We bring you an interview with Blue Tractor Group, whose Shielded Alpha wrapper allows a high degree of transparency on the underlying ETF but not enough to give away all its secrets. »

Global ETF launches 28.11-05.12.19

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 12:45

This week’s new ETF launches saw WisdomTree join the cryptocurrency party with the debut of a physically-backed bitcoin fund, its first cryptocurrency product, on SIX. The week’s other ‘exotic’ debutant meanwhile was a uranium mining ETF from ETC. There were also new offering from UBS, WisdomTree, State Street, Invesco and Amundi… »

UBS launches new emerging markets bond ETF on Xetra

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 10:48

USB Global Asset Management has launched a new ETF providing access to the performance of US dollar-denominated short-term government bonds, quasi-government bonds and emerging market corporate bonds. »

Exchange Traded Concepts launches Uranium Mining ETF

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 10:43

Exchange Traded Concepts (ETC), a leader in providing white label Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) solutions, in conjunction with North Shore Indices, has launched the North Shore Global Uranium Mining ETF (URNM). »

First Trust expands ETF lineup with active factor funds

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 10:39

First Trust Advisors (First Trust) has launched three actively managed ETFs: the First Trust Active Factor Large Cap ETF (AFLG), the First Trust Active Factor Mid Cap ETF (AFMC) and the First Trust Active Factor Small Cap ETF (AFSM). »

Alex Pettee, Hoya Capital

A housing ETF built with renters in mind

Wed, 04/12/2019 - 17:29

Hoya Capital Real Estate: Most Successful & Innovative ETF Launch – Alex Pettee (pictured), President and Director of Research & ETFs for Hoya Capital Real Estate, explains that the Hoya Capital Housing 100, the underlying index for the newly-launched HOMZ ETF, is designed to be the new benchmark for the performance of the entire US housing industry. »

Andrew Rodriguez, Change Finance

Making a change

Wed, 04/12/2019 - 17:26

Change Finance: Best ESG ETF Provider – Founded in June 2016, ETF provider Change Finance launched The Change Finance US Large Cap Fossil Fuel Free ETF in October 2017, designed to democratise the process of aligning investor investment values with personal values. »

Scott Acheychek, BMO REX Shares

Bringing investors focused baskets in leading sectors

Wed, 04/12/2019 - 17:22

BMO & REX Shares’ MicroSectors: Best Alternative ETF Provider – REX Shares is an ETP architect and structurer, who created the MicroSectors brand in 2018 with FNGU & FNGD, 3x/-3x FANG+ ETNs and won Best Alternative ETF Provider in the ETF Express US awards 2019. Scott Acheychek, President of REX Shares, explains they started with Leverage and Inverse but began focusing on beta (1x) versions of their suites due to client demand. The leveraged products (up to 3x) are used actively and with the growth of sector rotational strategies, he believes 1x versions will be active as well. »

Beverly Chandler, ETF Express

Celebrating growth and diversity in the ETF industry

Wed, 04/12/2019 - 17:17

Read interviews with the US Strategy Masters 2019 ETF provider winners from the inaugural ETF Express US Awards. This special report contains interviews from a range of ETF provider winners, from REX Shares and BMO’s MicroSectors, to Change Finance’s fossil fuel free ESG ETF. The spread of pieces represents the growing diversity of themes in the ETF industry. »

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