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CSOP launches China healthcare innovators ETF

CSOP launches Chinese healthcare technology ETF in Hong Kong

CSOP Asset Management has expanded its suite of thematic strategies with the launch of a new ETF providing exposure to innovative Chinese healthcare companies.

Hillman debuts active US large-cap value ETF

Hillman debuts with active US large-cap value ETF

Hillman Capital Management, a value-focused equity boutique, has introduced its first ETF with the launch of the ALPS Hillman Active Value ETF (HVAL US) on NYSE Arca.

Sean O’Hara, President of Pacer ETFs Distributors

Pacer unveils two ‘Dividend Multiplier’ ETFs

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.

Katie Koch, co-Head of Fundamental Equity at Goldman Sachs Asset Management

Goldman Sachs launches actively managed ‘future planet’ impact ETF

Goldman Sachs Asset Management has debuted its first actively managed ETF with the launch of the Goldman Sachs Future Planet Equity ETF (GSFP US) on NYSE Arca.

Fixed Income

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.

Lyxor expands green bond offering with euro govies ETF

François Millet, Head of ETF Strategy, ESG and Innovation at Lyxor Asset Management

Lyxor Asset Management has expanded its range of sustainable fixed income funds with the launch of the world’s first ETF tracking green bonds from eurozone sovereign issuers.

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

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.

ETFMG launches leveraged cannabis ETF

ETFMG launches leveraged cannabis ETF

ETF Managers Group has launched a new ETF – the ETFMG 2x Daily Alternative Harvest ETF (MJXL US) on NYSE Arca – providing leveraged exposure to the global cannabis investment theme.

Equities

Nomura launches low-cost Japan ESG Leaders ETF on TSE

Nomura launches low-cost Japan ESG Leaders ETF on TSE

Nomura Asset Management has launched the NEXT FUNDS MSCI Japan Country ESG Leaders Index ETF (2643 JP) has listed on Tokyo Stock Exchange, providing exposure to Japanese companies with robust ESG characteristics.

AuAg Funds launches Europe’s first ESG-focused gold mining ETF

Sweden-based AuAg Funds, an investment boutique focused on precious metals and clean energy, has launched Europe’s first ESG-screened gold mining ETF.

Invesco adds emerging markets ETF to ‘ESG Momentum’ suite

Invesco adds emerging markets ETF to ‘ESG Momentum’ suite

Invesco has boosted its line-up of socially responsible equity funds with the launch of the Invesco MSCI Emerging Markets ESG Universal Screened UCITS ETF on LSE and Xetra.

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.