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Bitwise launches crypto innovators ETF

May 13th, 2021 | By
Hunter Horsley, CEO of Bitwise Asset Management

Bitwise Asset Management has launched its debut ETF, a thematic equity strategy offering exposure to publicly listed companies at the forefront of the cryptocurrency industry. The NYSE Arca-listed fund targets companies providing the infrastructure – the ‘picks and shovels’ – underpinning the emergence of a digital asset economy. Hunter Horsley, CEO of Bitwise, said: “Our aim is to make crypto investment opportunities available through traditional investing platforms and a familiar, liquid, and cost-effective ETF.”

TrackInsight: ETFs on unstoppable growth trajectory

May 12th, 2021 | By
Jean-René Giraud, CEO of TrackInsight

TrackInsight has released the results of its latest global ETF survey, revealing an industry breaking new records as ETFs play an ever-larger role in professional investment portfolios and allocations to thematic, active and ESG ETFs look set to surge.

Iconic Funds debuts with bitcoin ETP on Deutsche Börse

May 12th, 2021 | By
Iconic Funds debuts directly backed bitcoin ETP on Deutsche Börse

Crypto-asset investment manager Iconic Funds has introduced its first exchange-traded product with the launch of a directly backed bitcoin ETP in Germany.

MSCI launches China-focused thematic indices

May 12th, 2021 | By
China thematic indices

MSCI has unveiled a suite of China equity indices – the MSCI China Thematic Indices – designed to help investors capitalize on long-term, structural trends within the country.

Evolve launches carbon-neutral S&P/TSX 60 and S&P 500 ETFs in Canada

May 10th, 2021 | By
Carbon Neutral ETFs

Evolve Funds has launched two new ETFs on Toronto Stock Exchange providing carbon-neutral exposure to mainstream Canadian and US equity indices – the S&P/TSX 60 and S&P 500.

WisdomTree unveils alternative income ETF

May 10th, 2021 | By
Kevin Flanagan, Head of Fixed Income Strategy at WisdomTree.

WisdomTree has launched a new ETF in the US providing exposure to alternative credit.

Ninepoint unveils carbon-neutral bitcoin ETF on TSX

May 10th, 2021 | By
Ninepoint unveils carbon-neutral bitcoin ETF on TSX

Canadian alternative investment manager Ninepoint Partners has unveiled the Ninepoint Bitcoin ETF (BITC CN), a directly backed, carbon-neutral bitcoin ETF listed on Toronto Stock Exchange.

Bullish on tech’s stamina, investors look to ETFs

May 7th, 2021 | By
Chris Mellor, Head of EMEA ETF Commodity Product Management at Invesco

Investors remain optimistic about the ongoing US technology rally and show a strong preference for ETFs in gaining access to this segment, according to research commissioned by Invesco.

Invesco Canada to trim fee on Nasdaq 100 ETF

May 6th, 2021 | By
Invesco Canada to trim fee on Nasdaq 100 ETF

Invesco Canada has announced it will trim the management fee charged on the C$400m Invesco QQQ Index ETF (QQC.F CN) from 0.25% to 0.20%, effective 14 May.

VanEck launches digital assets thematic ETF in Europe

May 6th, 2021 | By
Gabor Gurbacs, Director of Digital Assets Strategy at VanEck

VanEck has launched a new thematic equity ETF in Europe providing exposure to companies deriving significant revenue from the digital assets ecosystem.