ESG ETFs and ETPs listed globally gathered net inflows of USD15.08 billion during March, bringing year-to-date net inflows to a record USD55.84 billion which is much higher than the USD15.80 billion gathered at this point last year as well as the prior record of USD41.16 billion gathered in Q1 2020.
The Digital Infrastructure and Connectivity UCITS ETF (DIGI) is highlighting how the rapid global growth in Advanced Learning Technology is being accelerated by the Covid-19 lockdown switch to remote learning.
Korea Investment & Securities Asia Limited goes live with Horizon platform for ETF Market Making on SEHK
Korea Investment & Securities Asia Limited (KISA), one of the leading Korean securities brokerage houses in Hong Kong, has deployed Horizon Software's Platform for ETF Market Making connecting to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (SEHK).
The UK’s first digital wealth manager, Nutmeg, closed the first quarter of 2021 with over GBP3 billion in assets and a client base of over 130,000 UK investors.
NTree International Ltd, an expert in investor education and distribution of ETFs, has hired Brendan Mueller as Head of Greater China to help develop its business in the region.
New data from ETP provider GraniteShares has revealed strong investor confidence as global economies recover and GDP growth forecasts increase.
Sustainability continues to drive ETF assets, both in bonds and equities and two firms have reported their ESG assets reaching record levels this week, with BlackRock’s iShares Sustainable UCITS EMEA ETF range crossing USD50 billion in assets, with Q1 2021 inflows of USD10 billion almost tripling the pace of asset gathering in the same quarter of 2020, and UBS Asset Management’s Sustainable Development Bank Bonds UCITS ETF reaching USD1 billion in assets.
Last June saw the launch of a new bitcoin ETP from new issuers ETC Group, working through the HANetf white label platform. That ETP, the BTCetc Physical Bitcoin Exchange Traded Crypto, plus its two crypto siblings, one based on ether and the other on litecoin, have now raised USD1.5 billion in capital, making the arrival of this fledgling firm one of the most successful ever.
Amundi has expanded its Climate ETF range, with the launch of a fixed income fund, the “Amundi iCPR Euro Corp Climate Paris Aligned PAB - UCITS ETF DR”.
Fund data and information platforms fundinfo.com and etfinfo.com, provided by FE fundinfo will now be available to investors in Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Iceland and Malta.