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Franklin Templeton unveils EM ‘Catholic Principles’ sovereign debt ETF

Franklin Templeton unveils EM sovereign debt ‘Catholic Principles’ ETF

Franklin Templeton has launched a new fixed income ETF in Europe providing exposure to emerging market government bonds while considering climate criteria and aligning with Roman Catholic principles.

Arne Noack, Head of Systematic Investment Solutions, Americas at DWS

DWS launches Paris-aligned US equity ETF

DWS has introduced its first Paris-aligned ETF in the US with the launch of the Xtrackers Net Zero Pathway Paris Aligned US Equity ETF (USNZ US) on NYSE Arca.

BlackRock launches trio of innovative core fixed income ETFs

BlackRock launches trio of innovative core fixed income ETFs

BlackRock has rolled out three new core fixed income ETFs providing broad aggregate and high yield bond exposures while regularly hedging against inflation or interest rate risks.

Jordan Farris, Head of ETF Product at Nuveen

Nuveen launches climate transition ETF

Nuveen has launched a new actively managed global equity ETF that seeks to capitalize on the risks and opportunities presented by the climate transition.

Justin Kelly, CEO and CIO of Winslow Capital

IndexIQ unveils two semi-transparent US equity growth ETFs

IndexIQ, a subsidiary of New York Life Investments, has debuted its first actively managed semi-transparent ETFs with the introduction of two funds targeting US-listed large-cap growth stocks.

Fixed Income

VanEck launches actively managed CLO ETF

Laila Kollmorgen, Managing Director within PineBridge Investments Leverage Finance Group

VanEck has launched a new fixed income ETF in the US providing actively managed exposure to collateralized loan obligations.

Fixed income ETF investors demand more ESG innovation

Michael John Lytle, CEO of Tabula Investment Management

A significant proportion of professional investors in Europe believe that the current ESG offering amongst fixed income ETFs needs improving, according to research from Tabula Investment Management.

Commodities

Gold ETF flows turn sharply negative in May

Gold ETF flows turn sharply negative in May

Gold ETFs recorded net outflows of $3.1 billion globally in May, reversing course after a four-month run of inflows that saw total gold ETF holdings fall just 1% shy of their all-time high.

SparkChange cross-lists physical carbon ETC in Germany and Italy

SparkChange cross-lists physical carbon ETC in Germany and Italy

SparkChange has cross-listed the first ETP providing physically-backed exposure to EU Allowances, the world’s foremost carbon credit, on Deutsche Börse Xetra and Borsa Italiana.

Alternatives / Multi-Asset

CoinShares rolls out zero-fee staked Polygon and Cosmos ETPs

Frank Spiteri, Chief Revenue Officer at CoinShares

Crypto investment firm CoinShares has launched two new ETPs in Europe providing zero-fee, staked exposure to MATIC and ATOM, the native tokens underpinning the Polygon and Cosmos blockchains.

ProShares debuts US’ first inverse bitcoin ETF

ProShares debuts first inverse bitcoin ETF in the US

ProShares has launched the first US-listed ETF providing inverse exposure to bitcoin, allowing investors to bet against the world’s largest cryptocurrency.

Equities

Fubon to launch Greater China high dividend ETF in Hong Kong

Fubon to launch Greater China high dividend ETF in Hong Kong

Fubon Fund Management is set to launch a new ETF in Hong Kong providing exposure to high-yielding equities of companies listed in the Greater China region.

Samsung to launch APAC metaverse ETF in Hong Kong

Samsung to launch APAC metaverse ETF in Hong Kong

Samsung Asset Management is set to launch a new thematic equity ETF in Hong Kong providing exposure to companies in the Asia Pacific region that are developing and enabling the metaverse.

Chimera Capital debuts UAE’s first Shariah-compliant US equity ETFs

Chimera Capital launches Shariah compliant US equity ETFs

Abu Dhabi-based asset manager Chimera Capital has unveiled two new ETFs in the United Arab Emirates which are the federation’s first to provide Shariah-compliant exposure to US equities.

ETF and Index News

Europe’s ESG ETF market poised for further growth, finds BNP Paribas

Europe’s ESG ETF market poised for further growth, finds BNP Paribas

BNP Paribas Asset Management has debuted the first edition of its European ESG ETF Barometer, a bi-annual survey monitoring changes in investors’ sustainable investment outlook and practices.

Index providers brace for tougher regulations

Index providers brace for tougher regulations

Index providers may be subject to stricter regulatory standards as the US Securities and Exchange Commission considers whether to exert greater control over an increasingly influential segment of the financial ecosystem.

Thematic ETF rebalancing during prolonged downturns

Rahul Sen Sharma, Managing Partner at Indxx.

By Rahul Sen Sharma, Managing Partner at Indxx.

Rebalancing allows thematic ETF managers to maintain their strategic long-term allocations in the face of rapidly shifting markets.