Amunid has launched eight new exchange traded funds focused on sustainable investments on Xetra and Börse Frankfurt.
European white-label ETF and ETC platform HANetf broadened its horizons this week with news of its first five launches on the SIX exchange in Switzerland offering investors transparent and liquid exposure to long-term social, medical and technological ‘megatrends’. Elsewhere, bonds where the focus for both KraneShares and DWS with the former launching a new Chinese bond market ETF, and the latter a brace of funds offering access to US government and Eurozone bonds. JP Morgan meanwhile launched two new active transparent equity ETFs.
By Allan Lane (pictured), Algo-Chain – We live in strange times; many countries have seen business come to a complete and utter standstill and yet in many instances the equity markets continue with gay abandon. In this new paradigm, perhaps best described as a once in a lifetime fish tank, some equity markets are performing much better than others.
Leveraged and short ETPs have seen growth over the period of market volatility. REX Shares’ US Big Oil Index 3x Leveraged ETN (NRGU) has had its principal amount increased by USD250 million, to a new total of USD975 million and 19.5 million notes, respectively, its eighth upsize in 2020, so far.
Specialist fixed income ETF provider Tabula Investment Management has signed the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).
Layer 1, an ultra-low latency solution, is now available to traders using Deutsche Börse’s Xetra platform.
White-label ETF and ETC platform HANetf is to list five ETFs on the SIX Swiss Exchange in early June, in a further expansion of the company’s pan-European distribution capabilities.
Latest research from Cerulli Associates finds that the Covid-19 pandemic has eased, if not totally dispelled, long-standing worries that Europe’s ETF sector would buckle in the event of mass redemptions.
PwC Luxembourg’s 20th edition of its Annual Global Fund Distribution (GFD) Poster reveals that the number of cross-border ETFs has increased from 4,435 in 2018 to 4,780 in 2019, showing a growth rate of 7.8 per cent.
CoinShares has launched the CoinShares Gold and Cryptoassets Index (CGCI), the first EU Benchmark Regulations (EU BMR) compliant index for the digital asset industry that combines digital assets and gold.