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CoinShares launches XRP ETP on SIX

CoinShares launches XRP ETP on SIX

CoinShares has launched a new crypto asset ETP in Switzerland providing directly backed exposure to Ripple’s XRP. The CoinShares Physical XRP (XRPL SW) has listed on SIX Swiss Exchange and is targeted at institutional investors. Frank Spiteri, Chief Revenue Officer at CoinShares, said: “XRPL is CoinShares’ second product launch of Q2, and we’re looking forward to building on this momentum in the months ahead.”

Rebecca Chua, managing partner of Premia Partners

Premia Partners lists two China bond ETFs in Hong Kong

Premia Partners has launched two new China-focused fixed income ETFs on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong.

FTSE Russell targets inflation-linked govies in new climate risk-adjusted index

FTSE Russell targets inflation-linked govies in new climate risk-adjusted index

FTSE Russell has launched the FTSE Climate Risk-Adjusted World Inflation-Linked Securities Index, the first index to target the global inflation-linked government bond market while tilting towards countries considered more resilient to climate change.

Alexis Marinof, Head of WisdomTree Europe

WisdomTree cross-lists bitcoin ETP on Xetra

WisdomTree has cross-listed the $380m WisdomTree Bitcoin ETP on Deutsche Börse Xetra.

Global X launches clean water ETF

Global X rolls out clean water ETF

New York-based Global X has introduced an ETF providing exposure to companies globally that are advancing the provision of clean water.

Fixed Income

Fortify your 40% with emerging markets bonds

Fran Rodilosso, Portfolio Manager, Head of Fixed Income ETF Portfolio Management at VanEck.

By Fran Rodilosso, Head of Fixed Income ETF Portfolio Management at VanEck.

Emerging market bonds historically do well in rising rate environments—particularly when rates rise due to higher growth prospects rather than a taper tantrum.

Vanguard launches active ultra-short bond ETF

Kaitlyn Caughlin, Head of Vanguard's Portfolio Review Department

Vanguard has introduced its first actively managed fixed income ETF with the launch of a low-cost, ultrashort duration bond strategy in the US.

Commodities

Aluminium’s surge fuelled by fundamentals

Aluminium’s surge fuelled by fundamentals

By Mobeen Tahir, Associate Director of Research at WisdomTree.

Strong fundamentals have driven aluminium prices in recent weeks. Can the rally be sustained going forward?

Nornickel’s GPF introduces GBP listings of low-cost physical metal ETCs

Nornickel’s GPF launches GBP listings of low-cost physical metal ETCs

Nornickel’s Global Palladium Fund has introduced pound sterling share classes for its four physically backed low-cost metal ETCs on London Stock Exchange.

Alternatives / Multi-Asset

ETC Group to launch litecoin ETP on Xetra

Bradley Duke, CEO of ETC Group

Specialist crypto ETP provider ETC Group has unveiled its third product, the LTCetc – ETC Group Physical Litecoin ETC (ELTC GY).

SEBA to debut suite of crypto ETPs on SIX

SEBA Bank crypto ETPs SIX Swiss

Zug-headquartered SEBA Bank is set to debut a suite of four crypto asset ETPs on SIX Swiss Exchange targeted at institutional investors.

Equities

BlackRock launches actively managed carbon transition ETFs

Larry Fink, Chairman and CEO of BlackRock

BlackRock has launched a pair of actively managed equity ETFs aligned with the transition to a low-carbon economy.

Harvest Portfolios launches space innovation ETF on TSX

Harvest Portfolios launches space innovation ETF on TSX

Canadian fund manager Harvest Portfolios has unveiled a thematic ETF providing exposure to companies linked to the global space industry.

Invesco launches equal weight S&P 500 ETF on LSE

Invesco launches equal weight S&P 500 ETF on LSE

Invesco has launched an ETF in Europe providing equal-weight exposure to the companies that make up the S&P 500.

ETF and Index News

Amundi set to acquire Lyxor

Yves Perrier, Chief Executive Officer of Amundi

Amundi has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire fellow French ETF rival Lyxor from Société Générale.

Guinness Atkinson converts two mutual funds to ETFs in industry first

Guinness Atkinson converts two mutual funds to ETFs in industry first

Guinness Atkinson Asset Management has completed the conversion of two mutual funds to actively managed ETFs on NYSE Arca.

Active semi-transparent ETFs: Ready to launch?

Matthew Schiffman, principal for Distribution Insight, Broadridge Financial Solutions.

By Matthew Schiffman, Principal, Distribution Insight at Broadridge.

Creating an effective go-to-market strategy requires data and insight.