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Bradley Duke, CEO of ETC Group

ETC Group adds bitcoin cash ETP to crypto suite

Specialist crypto ETP provider ETC Group has unveiled its fourth product – the BCHetc – ETC Group Physical Bitcoin Cash (BTCH GY). Listed on Deutsche Börse Xetra, the ETP provides institutional investors with fully backed exposure to bitcoin cash. Bradley Duke, CEO of ETC Group, said: “Following the successful launch of our bitcoin, ethereum, and litecoin ETCs, which are now the most-traded products of their kind in Europe, we have seen strong demand from investors for a bitcoin cash product.”

Hartford Funds launches first commodity ETF

Hartford Funds lists its first commodity-focused ETF

Hartford Funds has introduced the Hartford Schroders Commodity Strategy ETF (HCOM US), a new actively managed ETF offering exposure to commodity futures and equities of commodity-related companies.

Gerard O’Reilly, co-CEO and Chief Investment Officer, Dimensional Fund Advisors

Dimensional converts two global ex-US mutual funds worth $8bn to ETFs

Dimensional Fund Advisors has converted a further two tax-managed mutual funds, collectively housing $8.2 billion in assets, into transparent actively managed ETFs.

Philippe Baché, Head of Fixed Income ETF Product at Lyxor Asset Management

Lyxor targets corporate issuers in fourth green bond ETF

Lyxor Asset Management has launched the Lyxor Corporate Green Bond (DR) UCITS ETF, a new fund targeting green bonds from corporate issuers globally.

Paul Kim, co-Founder of Simplify Asset Management

Simplify unveils tail risk ETF

Simplify Asset Management, a New York-based specialist in options-based investing, has launched a new ETF deploying a hedging strategy that seeks to protect against severe market downturns.

Fixed Income

Tabula launches Asia ex-Japan sustainable HY corporate bond ETF

MJ Lytle, Chief Executive, Tabula Investment Management

European fixed income ETF provider Tabula Investment Management has launched Europe’s first ETF providing sustainable exposure to high yield corporate bonds from the Asia ex-Japan region.

BlackRock unveils Europe’s first sustainable global aggregate bond ETF

Brett Olson, Head of Fixed Income iShares in EMEA for BlackRock

BlackRock has launched the iShares Global Aggregate Bond ESG UCITS ETF, Europe’s first ETF providing exposure to a sustainable global aggregate bond portfolio.

Commodities

WisdomTree revives Europe’s only carbon ETP

WisdomTree revives Europe’s only carbon ETP

WisdomTree has re-launched Europe’s only ETP offering exposure to carbon emission allowances. The WisdomTree Carbon ETP has been re-listed on London Stock Exchange while also making its debut on Xetra and Borsa Italiana.

Nornickel’s GPF makes world’s lowest-cost gold ETP even cheaper

Nornickel’s GPF makes world’s lowest-cost gold ETP even cheaper

Nornickel has reduced the total expense ratio on its ultra-low-cost physical gold ETP, the GPF Physical Gold ETC (TGLD LN), from 0.145% to 0.12%.

Alternatives / Multi-Asset

Janus Henderson unveils suite of active ESG ETFs

Nick Cherney, Head of ETPs at Janus Henderson Investors

Janus Henderson has introduced its first socially responsible ETFs with the launch of five actively managed funds on NYSE Arca.

LifeGoal debuts five multi-asset ETFs

LifeGoal ETFs

LifeGoal Investments has debuted a suite of multi-asset ETFs tailored to help investors accomplish specific life objectives such as buying a house, saving for a vacation, or raising children.

Equities

The Future Fund debuts secular growth ETF

The Future Fund debuts active secular growth ETF

Chicago-based investment advisor The Future Fund has launched its first ETF, an actively managed fund targeting companies poised to take advantage of secular growth opportunities.

Cleaner living ETF debuts in Europe

Omar ElKheshen, CEO of Quikro

The Cleaner Living ESG-S UCITS ETF has debuted in Europe providing thematic exposure to companies offering goods and services that nourish the human body or benefit the environment.

UBS extends SRI ETF range to global small-caps

Clemens Reuter, Global Head of ETF & Index Fund Client Coverage at UBS Asset Management

UBS Asset Management has launched a new socially responsible ETF targeting junior companies listed in developed markets worldwide. The UBS ETF (IE) MSCI World Small Cap Socially Responsible UCITS ETF has been listed on London Stock Exchange and SIX Swiss Exchange.

ETF and Index News

Morningstar acquires Moorgate Benchmarks in direct indexing push

Morningstar acquires Moorgate Benchmarks in direct indexing push

Morningstar has agreed to acquire Moorgate Benchmarks, a privately held indexing specialist based in Europe, in a move that aims to enhance the investment research firm’s direct indexing capabilities.

European investors demonstrate appetite for defined outcome ETFs

European investors demand defined outcome ETFs

European professional investors have indicated a significant appetite for the introduction of defined outcome ETFs on the continent, according to research from London-based white-label ETF issuer HANetf.

Carbon offset ETFs: the Diet Coke of investing

Josh Gregory, Founder of Sugi.

Guilt-free investing? Josh Gregory, Founder of Sugi, explains why investors still need to be cautious.