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Actively managed ETFs in the US eclipse USD250bn in AUM

Actively managed ETFs in the US eclipse USD250bn in AUM

Industry participants often cite liquidity, costs, transparency, and the relative tax advantages of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) as catalysts for the broad adoption of the structure over the past three decades.  Until recently, actively managed versions of ETFs were scarce, but growth has accelerated since the adoption of Rule 6c-11 (also known as "The ETF Rule") by the SEC in September 2019.

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21Shares launches Solana ETP

21Shares launches Solana ETP

21Shares AG, the pioneering issuer of crypto Exchange Traded Products (ETPs) is launching the world’s first Solana (SOL) ETP (ASOL) on the regulated market of the Swiss stock exchange (SIX Exchange) on Wednesday, 30 June 2021 further boosting 21Shares as the leading issuer of crypto ETPs. 

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Dimensional’s converted US tax-managed ETFs start trading

Dimensional’s converted US tax-managed ETFs start trading

Global fund giant, Dimensional Fund Advisors, with USD637 billion under management, is ‘just getting started’, according to Nicole Hunter (pictured), head of capital markets, commenting on its official conversion of four US tax-managed mutual funds into active, transparent exchange traded funds, extending its existing ETF offering that launched in 2020. With this conversion, Dimensional becomes one of the largest active ETF issuers in the industry with over USD30 billion in combined ETF assets under management.  

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Mackenzie Investments’ mid-year ETF report finds Canadian industry flourishing

Mackenzie Investments’ mid-year ETF report finds Canadian industry flourishing

Canada’s Mackenzie Investments, with CAD197.3 billion in assets under management, has published its 2021 Mid-Year ETF Report, which finds that CAD25 billion flowed into the Canadian ETF market in first five months of 2021, putting it on the path to beat 2020’s record-breaking CAD41 billion year. The six months also saw a record-breaking CAD billion in inflows to Canadian-listed ESG-focused ETFs between January and March.