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Vivek Ramaswamy, co-Founder and Executive Chairman at Strive Asset Management

Strive debuts ‘anti-ESG’ US energy ETF

Newly minted Strive Asset Management has debuted its first ETF, an anti-activism fund that aims to ‘unshackle’ the US energy sector from constraints imposed by ESG-linked asset managers.

Bruce Bond, CEO of Innovator ETFs

Innovator launches new ‘Accelerated’ S&P 500 ETF

Innovator Capital Management has introduced a new US equities ETF that aims to outperform the S&P 500 by delivering accelerated returns when the stock market is trending upwards.

Steve Hawkins, President and CEO of Horizons ETFs.

Horizons launches Canadian utility services ETF

Horizons ETFs has launched a new ETF in Canada providing high-income exposure to locally listed companies operating within the utility services sector.

Direxion launches leveraged electric & autonomous vehicles ETF

Direxion launches leveraged thematic ETF on electric & autonomous vehicles

Direxion has launched a new tactical ETF enabling investors to enact a strongly bullish position on the investment theme of electric and autonomous vehicles.

Olga de Tapia, Global Head of ETF & Indexing Sales, HSBC Asset Management

HSBC debuts biodiversity-enhanced global equity ETF

HSBC Asset Management has launched a socially responsible global equity ETF which is the first in the industry to directly incorporate biodiversity considerations.

Fixed Income

F/m Investments debuts world’s first single-bond US Treasury ETFs

Alexander Morris, President and CIO of F/m Investments

F/m Investments has made its ETF debut by launching the world’s first funds containing just a single US government bond in a move that aims to revolutionize how investors access Treasury markets.

FTSE Russell rolls out new ESG fixed income indices

Scott Harman, Global Head of Fixed Income Product Management at FTSE Russell

FTSE Russell has unveiled two new series of fixed income indices designed for socially responsible investors.

Commodities

Industrial metals: The backbone of renewable infrastructure

Robert Minter, Director of ETF Investment Strategy at abrdn.

By Robert Minter, Director of ETF Investment Strategy at abrdn.

Industrial metals are a unique asset class within the commodities sector that may allow investors to gain exposure to the global green energy transition.

Sprott unveils responsibly sourced gold ETF

Sprott launches responsibly sourced gold ETF

Toronto-based Sprott Asset Management has launched a new physically backed gold ETF in the US with the fund’s underlying bullion holdings sourced exclusively from ethical miners and refiners.

Alternatives / Multi-Asset

ETC Group criticizes lending practices of lower-cost crypto ETPs

Bradley Duke, CEO of ETC Group

Specialist crypto ETP provider ETC Group has issued a warning to investors regarding the emergence of low-cost crypto products that offset their operating costs by engaging in potentially risky lending practices.

ETC Group cross-lists flagship bitcoin ETP on Cboe Europe

Tim Bevan, Founder and co-CEO of ETC Group

ETC Group has cross-listed the $400 million BTCetc ETC Group Physical Bitcoin ETP (BTCE), Europe’s largest directly backed bitcoin ETP, on Cboe Europe.

Equities

Ironhorse debuts with global value ETF

Conductor ETFs debut with global equity value fund

Tennessee-based Ironhorse Capital Management has unveiled its dedicated ETF platform, Conductor ETFs, with the introduction of an actively managed global equity strategy targeting value-oriented stocks.

BlackRock launches S&P 500 ESG ETF

BlackRock launches S&P 500 ESG ETF

BlackRock has launched a new ETF in Europe offering risk and return characteristics similar to that of the bellwether S&P 500 Index but with a significantly improved ESG profile.

SoFi unveils ‘Web 3’ thematic ETF

Anthony Noto, CEO of SoFi Technologies

SoFi Technologies has launched a thematic equity ETF targeting companies powering ‘Web 3’, a future iteration of the internet characterized by blockchain technology, artificial intelligence, and the metaverse.

ETF and Index News

APAC’s ETF industry poised for further growth

Soo Ah Ran Cho, Associate Director at Cerulli

Asia Pacific’s ETF industry has seen record growth in recent years and is emerging as a hotbed of innovation, according to a report by Cerulli Associates.

SGX and NYSE move to strengthen ties, develop new ETFs

SGX and NYSE move to strengthen ties, develop new ETFs

Singapore Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange have signed a memorandum of understanding aimed at fostering cooperation in several areas including ETF product development.

Touchstone debuts suite of active ETFs

Blake Moore, President and CEO of Touchstone Investments

Touchstone Investments, an affiliate of the Western & Southern Financial Group, has introduced its first ETFs, a suite of four actively managed funds delivering core investment strategies.