First Trust introduces new clean energy and internet strategies

Feb 5th, 2021 | By
First Trust introduces new green energy and internet strategies

First Trust has expanded its lineup of thematic ETFs in Europe with the launch of two new strategies providing exposure to clean energy and internet-related companies. 

AdvisorShares debuts AI-driven hedged equity ETF

Feb 5th, 2021 | By
Wayne Ferbert, Founder and Managing Director of Alpha DNA Investment Management

AdvisorShares has launched a new actively managed US equity ETF that utilizes artificial intelligence to read consumer sentiment in a bid to help guide portfolio construction.

Korean issuers roll out low-carbon ETFs on KRX

Feb 5th, 2021 | By
Korea ETFs low carbon

A salvo of ETFs aimed at climate-conscious investors has hit the market in South Korea, providing carbon-adjusted exposure to domestic equities.

Main launches active thematic rotation ETF

Feb 5th, 2021 | By
Main launches active thematic rotation ETF

Main Management ETF Advisors has unveiled the Main Thematic Innovation ETF (TMAT US) on Cboe, an actively managed strategy that uses a fund-of funds structure to tactically rotate between thematic ETFs targeting disruptive technologies.

Franklin Templeton targets innovation with new active ETF in Canada

Feb 4th, 2021 | By
Matthew Moberg, Senior Vice President at Franklin Templeton

Franklin Templeton has launched an actively managed ETF on TSX providing exposure to companies poised to benefit from dynamic technology and innovation.

VanEck’s gaming and eSports ETF advances to big league

Feb 4th, 2021 | By
VanEck video gaming eSports ETF

The VanEck Vectors Video Gaming and eSports UCITS ETF has surpassed $1 billion in assets under management, a fund size that is likely to bring it into play with a wider audience of institutional investors.

Bank ETFs: Wall Street putting its money where its money is

Feb 3rd, 2021 | By
Banks: Wall Street putting its money where its money is

By the ETF research team at Direxion.

2021 has already been a fickle year for the big banks. And yet, followers of the financials know what usually happens next: the banks show weakness.

IndexIQ launches ‘Healthy Hearts’ ETF in partnership with American Heart Association

Feb 3rd, 2021 | By
IndexIQ Healthy Hearts ETF

IndexIQ has teamed up with the American Heart Association to launch the IQ Healthy Hearts ETF (HART US), a thematic ETF offering exposure to health care companies that treat cardiovascular diseases as well as firms supporting a heart-healthy lifestyle.

First Trust brings 5G ETF to Europe

Feb 2nd, 2021 | By
Rupert Haddon, Managing Director, Head of Sales at First Trust Global Portfolios.

First Trust has introduced the first ETF in Europe to provide exposure to companies specifically aligned to the theme of 5G technology.

Ossiam launches ‘Food for Biodiversity’ ETF focused on habitat preservation

Feb 2nd, 2021 | By
Bruno Poulin, CEO of Ossiam

Ossiam has launched an ETF providing exposure to a portfolio of global food stocks optimized to minimize habitat and biodiversity destruction.