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Amundi expands Prime suite with ultra-short euro govies ETF

Amundi expands Prime suite with ultra-short euro govies ETF

Amundi has expanded its ‘Prime’ suite of low-cost ETFs with the launch of an ultra-short-duration euro government bond fund.

Antoine Lesné, Head of EMEA Strategy & Research for SPDR ETF.

SSGA unveils two ESG corporate bond ETFs

State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has unveiled two new fixed income ETFs in Europe providing socially responsible exposure to euro and US dollar corporate bond markets.

Nick Cherney, Head of ETPs at Janus Henderson Investors

Janus Henderson launches active AAA CLO ETF

Janus Henderson Investors has launched a new fixed income ETF providing actively managed exposure to highly rated collateralized loan obligations (CLOs).

Avantis Investors launches first two fixed income ETFs

Avantis Investors launches debut fixed income ETFs

The American Century subsidiary has introduced its first bond ETFs.

Vanguard launches ESG Australian equity ETF on ASX

Vanguard launches ‘ethically conscious’ Australian equity ETF on ASX

Vanguard Australia has expanded its suite of ‘ethically conscious’ ETFs with the launch of a new strategy targeting Australian equities.

Fixed Income

BlackRock adds four bond ETFs in Japan

BlackRock adds four bond ETFs in Japan

BlackRock has added a medley of fixed income ETFs to its Japanese product line-up. The new listings on the Tokyo Stock Exchange provide various US Treasury, emerging market sovereign, and euro corporate bond exposures.

BlackRock targets ‘quality junk’ with iShares BB Rated Corporate Bond ETF

BlackRock targets quality junk with iShares BB Rated Corporate Bond ETF (HYBB US) on NYSE Arca

BlackRock has added to its roster of high-yield exposures with the launch of the iShares BB Rated Corporate Bond ETF (HYBB US) on NYSE Arca.

Commodities

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Nitesh Shah Director Research WisdomTree

By Nitesh Shah, Director of Research, WisdomTree.

A second wave sinks commodities in September

By Fiona Boal, Head of Commodities and Real Assets, S&P Dow Jones Indices.

The headline S&P GSCI fell 3.6% in September on the back of growing concern regarding the prolonged economic impact of a second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Alternatives / Multi-Asset

Samsung lists high-income APAC REIT ETF on HKEX

Samsung launches Hong Kong's first REIT ETF

Samsung Asset Management Hong Kong has rolled out an ETF providing targeted exposure to high-yielding real estate investment trusts (REITs) trading in the developed Asia Pacific region.

Pacer ETFs modifies Trendpilot strategy with new ‘Extreme Valuation Trigger’

Pacer ETFs modifies Trendpilot strategy with new ‘Extreme Valuation Trigger’

Pacer is set to roll out a modification to the methodology powering its flagship equity Trendpilot ETFs with the introduction of an ‘Extreme Valuation Trigger’.

Equities

ProShares unveils multi-thematic ‘transformational changes’ ETF

Michael Sapir, co-founder and CEO of ProShare Advisor

ProShares has introduced a multi-themed equity ETF targeting companies that are benefitting from an array of secular trends – trends that have mostly accelerated because of Covid-19.

Hamilton introduces leveraged Canadian bank mean-reversion strategy ETF

Hamilton introduces leveraged Canadian bank mean reversion strategy ETF

Hamilton Capital Partners has introduced a Canadian bank ETF that applies leverage to a mean-reversion trading strategy.

Invesco doubles down on Nasdaq dominance with ‘QQQ Innovation’ suite

Invesco doubles down on Nasdaq dominance with 'QQQ Innovation' suite

Invesco has launched two new Nasdaq-focused ETFs in the US that complement QQQ, its $145 billion Nasdaq 100 ETF. They include the Invesco Nasdaq 100 ETF (QQQM US), a lower-cost Nasdaq 100 tracker, and Invesco Nasdaq Next Gen 100 ETF (QQQJ US), which targets mid-cap companies outside of the top 100.

ETF and Index News

Emles Advisors debuts with four ETFs on Cboe

Emles Advisors has become the latest new issuer to enter the ETF market

Emles Advisors has become the latest new issuer to enter the ETF market. The company is headquartered in New York City and has been founded by former Alerian executives, Gabriel Hammond, CEO, and Dave Saxena, CFO.

Invesco’s MSCI World UCITS ETF tops $2bn as investors embrace synthetic ETFs

Invesco’s MSCI World UCITS ETF tops $2 billion as investors embrace synthetic ETFs

Invesco’s swap-based MSCI World UCITS ETF has surpassed $2 billion in assets under management having added almost $1bn year to date.

LSEG to sell Borsa Italiana to Euronext

LSEG Euronext Borsa Italiana

London Stock Exchange Group has agreed to sell its entire shareholding in LSEG Italia, the parent company of Borsa Italiana, to a consortium of buyers led by pan-European stock exchange operator Euronext.