ETF and Index News

Goldman Sachs to merge five thematic ETFs

Oct 26th, 2020 | By
Goldman Sachs completes acquisition of physical gold ETF

Goldman Sachs Asset Management is planning to re-organize five equity ETFs that collectively house around $300 million in assets under management into a single multi-thematic strategy.


EQM Indexes launches smart beta junior gold miners index

Oct 26th, 2020 | By
Gold mining ETFs

EQM Indexes has unveiled a new equity index providing smart beta exposure to junior gold mining stocks globally.


Factor ETFs continue to grow in popularity, finds Invesco

Oct 23rd, 2020 | By
Georg Elsaesser, Senior Portfolio Manager, Quantitative Strategies at Invesco

Institutional and wholesale investors are increasingly turning to ETFs to implement factor strategies, according to research by Invesco.


China-Hong Kong “ETF Connect” commences with quadruple launch

Oct 23rd, 2020 | By
Hong Kong China ETF Connect

The first ETFs to utilize the new cross-listing mechanism between the markets of Hong Kong and mainland China have begun trading.


Emles Advisors debuts with four ETFs on Cboe

Oct 16th, 2020 | By
Emles Advisors has become the latest new issuer to enter the ETF market

Emles Advisors has become the latest new issuer to enter the ETF market. The company is headquartered in New York City and has been founded by former Alerian executives, Gabriel Hammond, CEO, and Dave Saxena, CFO.


Invesco’s MSCI World UCITS ETF tops $2bn as investors embrace synthetic ETFs

Oct 14th, 2020 | By
Invesco’s MSCI World UCITS ETF tops $2 billion as investors embrace synthetic ETFs

Invesco’s swap-based MSCI World UCITS ETF has surpassed $2 billion in assets under management having added almost $1bn year to date.


LSEG to sell Borsa Italiana to Euronext

Oct 9th, 2020 | By
LSEG Euronext Borsa Italiana

London Stock Exchange Group has agreed to sell its entire shareholding in LSEG Italia, the parent company of Borsa Italiana, to a consortium of buyers led by pan-European stock exchange operator Euronext.


Amundi’s ultra-low-cost ‘Prime’ ETF range surpasses €2bn asset milestone

Oct 8th, 2020 | By
Amundi’s ultra-low cost ‘Prime’ ETF range surpasses €2bn asset milestone

Amundi has announced that its ultra-low-cost ‘Prime’ range of core ETFs has surpassed €2 billion in assets under management, just 18 months since the range was unveiled.


Lyxor lowers fee on Nasdaq 100 ETF

Oct 7th, 2020 | By
Invesco launches two new Nasdaq-focused ETFs in Europe

Lyxor has reduced the total expense ratio of the Lyxor Nasdaq-100 UCITS ETF from 0.30% to 0.22%, making it the cheapest UCITS ETF in Europe for this exposure.


Statistically speaking, this is the best year ever for ETFs

Oct 7th, 2020 | By
Matthew J Bartolini, Head of SPDR Americas Research

By Matthew J Bartolini, Head of SPDR Americas Research.

2020 is already a banner year for ETFs, according to several key statistics.