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VanEck launches China ‘new economy’ ESG ETF

Sep 30th, 2021 | By
VanEck launches China new economy ESG ETF

VanEck has launched a new ETF in Europe targeting high-quality Chinese companies from so-called ‘new economy’ sectors while taking into account ESG criteria.


Amundi expands low-cost ‘Prime’ suite with emerging markets ETF

Sep 30th, 2021 | By
Amundi expands low-cost ‘Prime’ suite with emerging markets ETF

Amundi has expanded its ‘Prime’-branded suite of low-cost core portfolio ETFs with the launch of the Amundi Prime Emerging Markets UCITS ETF (PRAM GY) on Deutsche Börse.


abrdn unveils industrial metals ETF on NYSE Arca

Sep 30th, 2021 | By
abrdn unveils industrial metals ETF on NYSE Arca

abrdn, formerly Aberdeen Standard Investments, has expanded its range of commodity ETFs with a new fund providing low-cost exposure to a basket of industrial metals. The abrdn Bloomberg Industrial Metals Strategy K-1 Free ETF (BCIM US) has been listed on NYSE Arca with an expense ratio of just 0.39%.


VanEck launches new mining ETF targeting rare earths and strategic metals

Sep 29th, 2021 | By
VanEck launches new mining ETF targeting rare-earths and strategic metals

VanEck has launched a new ETF on LSE and Xetra targeting companies that mine and process rare earth minerals and so-called strategic metals, such as lithium and cobalt.


SSGA partners with Loomis Sayles on actively managed opportunistic bond ETF

Sep 29th, 2021 | By
Kevin Kearns, leader of the Alpha Strategies team at Loomis Sayles.

State Street Global Advisors has teamed up with Loomis Sayles to launch an actively managed ETF on Cboe that seeks to outperform over a full market cycle by capturing credit risk premiums across multiple bond sectors.


EMQQ founder launches ex-China alternative

Sep 29th, 2021 | By
Kevin Carter, Founder and CEO of Big Tree Capital

EMQQ, a $1.3bn top-performing emerging markets ETF focused on internet and e-commerce stocks, has been joined by a sibling fund that delivers essentially the same strategy but excluding stocks from China.


Evolve launches Canada’s first multi-crypto ETF

Sep 29th, 2021 | By
Evolve to launch Canada's first multi-crypto ETF

Evolve Funds has launched the first ETF in Canada providing exposure to both bitcoin and ether, the two largest cryptocurrencies by total market capitalization.


Northern Trust’s FlexShares launches two EM factor ESG ETFs in Europe

Sep 28th, 2021 | By
Marie Dzanis, Head of Northern Trust Asset Management for EMEA

Northern Trust has rolled out two new FlexShares-branded ETFs on Xetra and Euronext Amsterdam that target the high dividend and low volatility equity factors within emerging markets while also seeking to deliver an enhanced ESG and climate profile.


Global X remoulds alternative income ETF

Sep 28th, 2021 | By
Global X revamps alternative income ETF

New York-based Global X has made changes to its $40 million Global X SuperDividend Alternatives ETF (ALTY US) including a tweak to the name, modifications to the underlying strategy, and a much pared back expense ratio.


Investors plan to ramp up factor ETF usage, finds Invesco

Sep 28th, 2021 | By
Georg Elsaesser, Senior Portfolio Manager, Quantitative Strategies at Invesco

Institutional and wholesale investors have signaled their intention to ramp up allocations to factor ETFs, according to a recent study from Invesco.