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BNP Paribas’s CAC 40 ETF adopts new ESG index

Sep 22nd, 2021 | By
Isabelle Bourcier, Head of Quantitative & Index Management at BNP Paribas Asset Management

BNP Paribas Asset Management has made changes to its headline French equity ETF – the €160 million BNP Paribas Easy CAC 40 UCITS ETF – which will see the fund replicate a new index aligned with environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria. Isabelle Bourcier, Head of Quantitative & Index Management at BNP Paribas Asset Management, commented: “Our long-term strategic positioning within ESG ETFs enables us to meet growing investor demand, and we are proud to offer the first index fund on Euronext’s new CAC 40 ESG Index.”


Hoya Capital launches high income US real estate ETF

Sep 22nd, 2021 | By
Hoya Capital launches high income US real estate ETF

Real estate investment specialist Hoya Capital has introduced its second ETF, a passively managed fund targeting some of the highest-yielding property securities in the US. The Hoya Capital High Dividend Yield ETF (RIET US) has been listed on NYSE Arca.


VanEck launches crypto asset ETPs based on SOL, TRON and DOT

Sep 22nd, 2021 | By
VanEck launches trio of crypto asset ETPs

VanEck has unveiled three new crypto asset ETPs on Deutsche Börse Xetra providing exposure to Solana, TRON, and Polkadot.


DWS unveils suite of ESG-screened European sector ETFs

Sep 21st, 2021 | By
DWS unveils suite of ESG-screened European sector ETFs

DWS has unveiled a suite of socially responsible European sector ETFs that exclude companies from industries considered less reputable as well as firms with poor ESG profiles.


ETC Group adds bitcoin cash ETP to crypto suite

Sep 21st, 2021 | By
Bradley Duke, CEO of ETC Group

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.


AdvisorShares serves up active psychedelics ETF

Sep 20th, 2021 | By
Dan Ahrens AdvisorShares

AdvisorShares has launched the AdvisorShares Psychedelics ETF (PSIL US), a new actively managed ETF providing exposure to companies developing therapeutic solutions using psychedelics.


Hartford Funds lists its first commodity-focused ETF

Sep 20th, 2021 | By
Hartford Funds launches first commodity 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.


Thematic investing and ESG to power growth of passives in Europe

Sep 17th, 2021 | By
Fabrizio Zumbo, Associate Director, European Asset Management Research, Cerulli.

Thematic and ESG investment strategies are expected to play a significant role in the future growth of passive investing in Europe, according to financial research firm Cerulli Associates.


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

Sep 16th, 2021 | By
Gerard O’Reilly, co-CEO and Chief Investment Officer, Dimensional Fund Advisors

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


ALPS launches travel beneficiaries ETF

Sep 15th, 2021 | By
ALPS launches travel beneficiaries ETF

SS&C ALPS Advisors has launched the ALPS Global Travel Beneficiaries ETF (JRNY US), a new thematic equity ETF providing smart beta exposure to companies that are poised to benefit from a rebound in global travel.