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Strive adds EM ex-China ETF to ‘anti-ESG’ suite

Strive adds EM ex-China ETF to ‘anti-ESG’ suite

Strive Asset Management has added an emerging markets ex-China strategy to its suite of ETFs that are free of politicization.

Amundi set to launch first CAC 40 climate ETF

Amundi set to launch first CAC 40 climate ETF

Amundi is preparing to launch a new socially responsible ETF which is set to be the first in Europe to track a climate-conscious version of the flagship French equity index, the CAC 40.

Mark Raes, Head of Product, BMO Global Asset Management.

BMO rolls out five new ETFs on TSX

BMO Asset Management has introduced five new ETFs on Toronto Stock Exchange providing exposure to various equity and fixed income strategies.

Timothy Plan launches biblically responsible market-neutral ETF

Timothy Plan launches biblically responsible market-neutral ETF

Florida-based investment company Timothy Plan has launched its latest ETF, a market-neutral high dividend strategy suitable for biblically responsible investors.

Cboe Vest launches 10-year interest rate hedge ETF

Cboe Vest launches 10-year interest rate hedge ETF

Options investing specialist Cboe Vest Financial has launched a new ETF that is designed to offer investors protection from rising long-term interest rates.

Fixed Income

Fidelity launches global tactical bond ETF

Fidelity launches tactical bond ETF

Fidelity Investments has launched a new actively managed fixed income ETF in the US which seeks alpha across multiple debt markets globally.

Panagram debuts actively managed CLO ETF

John Kim, CEO of Panagram

Panagram Structured Asset Management has introduced its first ETF, an actively managed fund targeting lower-rated collateralized loan obligations.

Commodities

USCF launches thematic ETF on battery metals

USCF launches thematic ETF on battery metals

United States Commodity Funds (USCF) has launched a new actively managed thematic ETF that utilizes a mix of commodity and equity exposures to target the battery metals investment theme.

Gold ETFs end 2022 with more outflows

Gold ETFs end the year with more muted outflows

Gold ETFs registered their eighth consecutive month of net redemptions in December, although outflows were significantly reduced and flow trends in recent months suggest a turnaround in demand in early 2023.

Alternatives / Multi-Asset

Launches of digital asset ETPs continued despite crypto winter

Bundeep Singh Rangar, CEO of Fineqia International.

The number of crypto asset ETPs increased by 50% in 2022, even as cryptocurrency market values crashed by 64% over the same period, according to research from Fineqia International.

Suspension of UK real estate funds highlights liquidity benefits of ETFs

Suspension of UK real estate funds highlights liquidity benefits of ETFs

Several large investment houses have frozen trading in their UK-focused real estate funds, accentuating the relative liquidity advantages of ETFs.

Equities

Ossiam adds global ETF to Shiller CAPE Sector Value series

Professor Robert Shiller

Smart beta specialist Ossiam has expanded its suite of ETFs offering access to Nobel Prize-winning economist Professor Robert Shiller’s cyclically adjusted price-earnings (CAPE) methodology.

First Trust unveils S&P 500 ‘Moderate Buffer’ ETF

First Trust unveils S&P 500 Target Outcome ETF with 'Moderate Buffer'

First Trust has expanded its suite of Target Outcome ETFs with a new ‘Buffer’ strategy offering moderate downside protection on the S&P 500.

GSAM introduces defensive US equity ETF

GSAM introduces defensive US equity ETF

Goldman Sachs Asset Management has unveiled an actively managed ETF providing risk-managed exposure to US large-cap equities.

ETF and Index News

Putnam rolls out five active ESG ETFs

Robert L. Reynolds, President and CEO, Putnam Investments

Putnam Investments has launched five new fully transparent, actively managed ETFs on NYSE Arca catering to socially responsible investors seeking core portfolio exposures.

CIBC launches two new core portfolio ETFs

David Scandiffio, President and CEO, CIBC Asset Management

CIBC Asset Management has launched two new ETFs on Toronto Stock Exchange providing low-cost access to core equity and fixed income exposures.

Wealth Manager 2.0 – cheaper, better, simpler by design

Raj Sheth, Commercial Director at Leverage Shares; and Allan Lane, CEO of Algo-Chain.

By Raj Sheth, Commercial Director at Leverage Shares; and Allan Lane, CEO of Algo-Chain.

Welcome to the world of Wealth Management 2.0, where the next generation of financial advisors is standing out from the crowd with their own personalized service built around a core/satellite proposition.