Krane Funds Advisors (KraneShares), a global asset management firm known for its China-focused exchange-traded funds and innovative China investment strategies, has launched the KraneShares Bloomberg Barclays China Bond Inclusion UCITS ETF (LSE: KBND) on the London Stock Exchange.
QS Investors is one of nine subsidiary firms of Legg Mason, and is where the quantitative solutions for institutional investors are found. The majority of its USD15 billion in assets is in quant solutions which marry the firm’s research to client needs, says Nick Hooten, Head of Investment Solutions, at the firm. Hooten will be joining the ETFs in Depth panel at etfLIVE US in October this year.
EFAMA has called on the European Commission (EC) to enforce the creation of a consolidated tape (CT), commenting: “MiFID II still fails to deliver a CT and the notion of “Reasonable Commercial Basis” in data cost has been largely overlooked.
ETF company GraniteShares has accumulated over USD1 billion in assets under management (AUM) in just three years.
QRAFT AI ETFs has marked the one-year anniversary of the Qraft AI-Enhanced US Large Cap ETF (QRFT) and the Qraft AI-Enhanced US Large-Cap Momentum ETF (AMOM).
ETFs listed in Canada gathered USD455 million in net inflows during April, bringing year-to-date net inflows to USD12.57 billion, which is significantly more than the USD4.50 billion gathered year-to-date in 2019.
JP Morgan Asset Management has launched two actively-managed transparent equity ETFs, the JPMorgan Equity Premium Income ETF (JEPI) and the JPMorgan International Growth ETF (JIG).
Two new Xtrackers ETFs on government bonds from the Euro zone and USD government and quasi-government bonds from emerging markets are now trdaing on Xetra and Börse Frankfurt.
A new Xtrackers gold ETC is now trading on Xetra and Börse Frankfurt.
The pick of this week’s new ETF launches saw veteran event-driven manager Water Island Capital make its debut in the space with the AltShares Merger Arbitrage ETF, which is designed to offer exposure to a proven, ‘pure play’ merger arbitrage strategy capable of capitalising on the idiosyncratic opportunities in today’s uncertain environment. Elsewhere, CI Investments debuted an Altrenative Enhanced Yield ETF, LHA launched the second in a planned Market State Shares family of alternative ETF strategies, while BlackRock launched a new iShares Corporate Bond ETF on Xetra and ROBO Global listed its AI fund on the NYSE…