Som Seif, CEO of Purpose Investments.

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Purpose Investments launches Europe’s first enterprise software ETF

Purpose Investments has launched a new ETF in Europe providing exposure to US enterprise software companies. The Purpose Enterprise Software ESG-S UCITS ETF has been listed on London Stock Exchange (SOFT LN) and is set to cross-list on Xetra (SOFT GY) on Tuesday. Som Seif, Founder and CEO of Purpose Investments, said the ETF will provide investors with exposure to companies at the forefront of the digital revolution.

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BNP Paribas launches China ESG ETF

BNP Paribas launches China ESG ETF

BNP Paribas has introduced a new ETF providing socially responsible exposure to Chinese equities across all major share types.

Premia launches STAR 50 ETF on HKEX

Premia launches STAR 50 ETF on HKEX

Hong Kong-based Premia Partners has expanded its product line-up with the launch of a STAR 50 ETF on HKEX.

Rize launches environmental impact ETF

Rize launches environmental impact ETF

Specialist thematic issuer Rize ETF has unveiled a new strategy providing exposure to 100 companies developing innovative solutions to the world’s environmental challenges.

iClima Earth rolls out decarbonization and distributed renewable energy ETFs on NYSE Arca

iClima Earth rolls out decarbonization and distributed renewable energy ETFs on NYSE Arca

Climate investment boutique iClima Earth has made its US debut with the launch of a pair of ETFs designed to provide investors with exposure to the next generation of companies leading the fight against climate change

Direxion targets meme stocks with low-priced stock ETF

Direxion targets meme stocks with low-priced stock ETF

Direxion has launched a new ETF targeting penny and so-called ‘meme stocks’.

Fixed Income

Impact Shares unveils affordable housing MBS ETF

David Sand, Chief Impact Strategist at Community Capital Management

Impact Shares has launched a new actively managed ETF providing exposure to mortgage-backed securities (MBS) backed by home loans made to traditionally underserved communities.

Invesco launches ESG high-yield USD corporate bond ETF

Gary Buxton, Head of EMEA ETFs at Invesco

Invesco has launched a new fixed income ETF on LSE providing socially responsible exposure to the US dollar high-yield corporate bond market.

Commodities

BlackRock cross-lists physical gold ETC on Xetra

BlackRock cross-lists $13.5bn physical gold ETC on Xetra

BlackRock has cross-listed the $13.5bn iShares Physical Gold ETC (PPFB GY) on Xetra.

WisdomTree launches commodities ex-agriculture ETF with enhanced rolling

Nitesh Shah Director Research WisdomTree

WisdomTree has expanded its commodities product range with the launch of the WisdomTree Enhanced Commodity ex-Agriculture UCITS ETF – EUR Hedged (EXAG GY) on Xetra.

Alternatives / Multi-Asset

Pacer unveils two ‘Dividend Multiplier’ ETFs

Sean O’Hara, President of Pacer ETFs Distributors

Pacer ETFs has introduced a new suite of income-focused equity ETFs that aim to deliver cash distributions multiple times higher than the yields offered by mainstream stock market indices.

First Trust debuts Target Outcome ETF with leveraged upside

First Trust debuts Target Outcome ETF with leveraged upside

First Trust Advisors has begun rolling out a new series of Target Outcome ETFs that provide leveraged upside exposure to the S&P 500 with single exposure and a buffer to the downside.

Equities

Think you’ve missed the value boat? Think again

Think you've missed the value rally? Think again

By Anthony Beevers, Portfolio Manager at First Trust Global Portfolios.

The Covid-19 vaccine announcement on 9 November 2020 triggered a significant factor rotation in favour of value. Given the rally that value has recently enjoyed, many will be wondering if they might have missed the boat.

Viridi Funds debuts crypto mining ETF focused on cleaner miners

Wes Fulford, CEO of Viridi Funds

Viridi Funds, a Seattle-based investment advisor focused on the crypto-asset industry, has introduced its inaugural ETF with the launch of the Viridi Cleaner Energy Crypto-Mining & Semiconductor ETF (RIGZ US).

Amplify launches thematic ‘All-Stars’ ETF

Christian Magoon, CEO of Amplify ETFs.

Amplify ETFs has launched a new exchange-traded fund providing exposure to multiple investment themes by targeting the companies most widely owned by US-listed thematic ETFs.

ETF and Index News

Concentration risk in clean energy ETFs still a concern, says Bloomberg Intelligence

Concentration risk in clean energy ETFs still a concern, says Bloomberg Intelligence

According to Bloomberg Intelligence (BI), the decreased concentration of stocks associated with the clean energy theme within ETFs provides investors with broader and less volatile exposure. Still, warns BI, some companies like Sunworks still have close to 20% of their shares held by the ETFs so drastic price swings can still be expected.

HANzero™: A Q&A with Hector McNeil

HANzero™: A Q&A with Hector McNeil

ETF Strategy reached out to Hector McNeil, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of HANetf, to find out more about its new HANzero™ product feature which seeks to neutralise the carbon emissions of a portfolio by purchasing carbon offsets in climate-positive projects.

FTSE Russell unveils suite of Paris-aligned equity indices

Aled Jones, Head of Sustainable Investment Product Management, EMEA, FTSE Russell

FTSE Russell has launched the FTSE EU Climate Benchmarks Index Series, a suite of climate-themed equity indices aligned with the Paris Agreement’s goal of limiting global warming to two degrees above pre-industrial levels.