All entries by this author

Monarch Funds debuts with three ETFs

Mar 24th, 2021 | By
Monarch Funds debuts with three ETFs

Monarch Funds has made its ETF debut with the launch of three funds advised by parent company Kingsview Wealth Management, a Chicago-based investment adviser.


Turkey ETFs burnt as Erdoğan removes central bank governor

Mar 23rd, 2021 | By
Naci Agbal

ETFs providing exposure to Turkish equities crashed during trading on Monday 22 March, following President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s unexpected dismissal of central bank governor Naci Agbal.


Active managers fail to capitalize on Covid volatility

Mar 23rd, 2021 | By
US active managers fail to capitalize on Covid volatility

The majority of active equity managers in the US failed to beat their benchmarks in 2020, according to the latest S&P Indices Versus Active (SPIVA) Scorecard, despite Covid-19 throwing up opportunities for outperformance.


BlackRock launches its first active muni bond ETFs

Mar 22nd, 2021 | By
Peter Hayes, Chief Investment Officer and Head of the Municipal Bond Group.

BlackRock has launched a pair of actively managed municipal bonds ETFs on Cboe BZX.


Hartford Funds launches ‘Longevity Economy’ ETF

Mar 22nd, 2021 | By
Hartford Funds launches actively managed short duration bond ETF

Hartford Funds has introduced its first thematic equity ETF, the Hartford Longevity Economy ETF (HLGE US), on NYSE Arca.


Syntax launches risk-stratified total US equity ETF

Mar 22nd, 2021 | By
Syntax launches risk-stratified total US equity ETF

Syntax Advisors has introduced its fourth ETF with the launch of the Syntax Stratified US Total Market ETF (SYUS US) on NYSE Arca.


Thematic ETFs to command $300bn AUM within five years, says Bloomberg Intelligence

Mar 22nd, 2021 | By
Thematic ETFs

Thematic ETFs could become a $300 billion category within five years despite being dismissed as a gimmick just a few years ago, says Bloomberg Intelligence.


WisdomTree adds new listings for low-cost “Core” gold ETC

Mar 19th, 2021 | By
Gold ETFs poised for next rally, according to Van Eck Global

WisdomTree has added new listings on LSE and Deutsche Börse for its recently launched low-cost “core” gold ETP.


EQM partners with HANetf to launch online retail ETF in Europe

Mar 18th, 2021 | By
EQM Indexes to launch growth-tilted online retail ETF

EQM Indexes is set to make its European ETF debut next week with the launch of the Global Online Retail UCITS ETF in partnership with HANetf.


Roundhill unveils actively managed pro sports ETF

Mar 18th, 2021 | By
Roundhill unveils actively managed pro sports ETF

Roundhill Investments has launched a new actively managed ETF, the Roundhill MVP ETF (MVP US), providing exposure to the world of professional sports.