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BNY Mellon goes ultra-short with first active ETF

Aug 31st, 2021 | By
BNY Mellon goes ultra-short with first active ETF

BNY Mellon Investment Management has introduced its first actively managed ETF with the launch of an ultra-short bond fund. The BNY Mellon Ultra-Short Income ETF (BKUI US) aims to provide high current income while focusing on volatility management and downside protection.


BNY Mellon rolls out second wave of ultra-low-cost ETFs in US

Apr 28th, 2020 | By
BNY Mellon goes ultra-short with first active ETF

Financial services giant BNY Mellon has launched five new ultra-low-cost ETFs to complement the trio of funds which signaled the firm’s debut as an ETF issuer two weeks ago. The new additions include two equity ETFs tracking international developed and emerging market stocks, and three fixed income ETFs covering US aggregate, short-term corporate, and high-yield bond exposures. In line with its inaugural ETFs, the new funds are amongst the lowest-cost in their categories, with the aggregate bond ETF listed with a management fee of zero.


JP Morgan expands ‘BetaBuilders’ suite with US mid-cap equity ETF

Apr 15th, 2020 | By
JP Morgan introduces actively managed emerging markets ETF

JP Morgan Asset Management has added to its ‘BetaBuilders’ suite of low-cost, passively managed ETFs with the launch of the JPMorgan BetaBuilders US Mid Cap Equity ETF (BBMC US) on NYSE Arca. The fund is linked to the Morningstar US Mid Cap Target Market Exposure Extended Index and provides investors with liquid, cost-effective access to mid-cap equities trading in the US. It comes with an expense ratio of 0.07%.


BNY Mellon introduces ultra-low-cost ETFs, including zero-fee funds

Apr 13th, 2020 | By
Mitchell Harris, Chief Executive Officer, BNY Mellon Investment Management

Financial services giant BNY Mellon has introduced a trio of ultra-low-cost ETFs, with five more launches planned for the coming weeks. The NYC-headquartered firm is well established in the ETF space as a custodian and administrator but this is the first time it has rolled out its own ETFs. Mitchell Harris, CEO of BNY Mellon Investment Management, said, “We are putting the entire firm to work for our clients to offer high-quality products at a very competitive fee level.”


BNY Mellon launches ‘round-the-clock’ dealing for Irish UCITS ETFs

Aug 12th, 2019 | By
Jeff McCarthy, Global Head of ETF services at BNY Mellon

Custodian and fund administrator BNY Mellon has introduced extended dealing hours for Irish UCITS ETFs. Known as ’24×5 ETF Dealing’, the extended hours mean that issuers can now deal Irish UCITS ETFs from Monday morning in Singapore through to Friday afternoon in New York. “We are excited to extend our ETF dealing hours for Irish UCITS products,” said Jeff McCarthy, Global Head of ETF services at BNY Mellon. “It allows ETF issuers to leverage our local support in Asia Pacific and the US, thus providing them with greater distribution and growth potential for their ETFs.”


Guggenheim adds 39 ETFs to BNY Mellon’s transaction-fee-free ETF platform

Jun 19th, 2017 | By
Guggenheim changes name of actively managed $1bn enhanced short duration ETF

Guggenheim Investments has placed 39 ETFs on the no-transaction-fee ETF platform, FundVest ETF, recently unveiled by BNY Mellon’s Pershing. William H. Belden, managing director and head of ETF product development at Guggenheim Investments, commented: “Guggenheim’s participation in Pershing’s FundVest ETF platform underscores our ongoing commitment to providing investors access to innovative solutions through our distinctive ETF product line.”


BNY Mellon’s Pershing launches transaction-fee-free ETF platform

Jun 16th, 2017 | By
BNY Mellon's Pershing launches transaction-fee-free ETF platform

BNY Mellon’s Pershing, a provider of financial business solutions, has launched Fundvest ETF, a no-transaction-fee ETF platform with no purchase minimums or holding period. The solution provides Pershing’s clients with flexibility to deliver a broad range of ETFs to investors while reducing explicit costs.


Industry leaders in agreement to improve ETF collateral practices

Dec 7th, 2015 | By
SSGA enters fee war with ultra-low-cost SPDR Portfolio ETFs

Markit, a leading global provider of financial information services, has announced that key participants in the exchange-traded fund industry; namely, BlackRock, BNY Mellon and State Street, have accepted Markit’s ETF collateral lists for inclusion in their collateral management schedules. “A lack of standardised criteria, market opacity and the onerous management process for risk departments mean that many market participants have historically not accepted ETFs as collateral. Our lists aim to bring transparency and simplicity to the market, facilitating access to ETFs for use as collateral,” said Pierre Khemdoudi, managing director of securities finance at Markit.


Investors need to be aware of the underlying costs of ETFs, says Pershing

Oct 28th, 2015 | By
Cheapest ETFs not always the best, say industry experts

The benefits of exchange-traded funds over the traditional mutual fund structure have driven the growth of these investment products over past decades. As adoption increases investors must be aware of the true cost of ETF investing. To facilitate this experts from Pershing and BNY Mellon have delivered a white paper outlining what investors need to assess when buying an ETF. “It is important for advisors to be as well informed as possible about the apparent and underlying factors that influence the cost of their ownership,” said Justin Fay, vice president and solutions manager for alternative investments and ETFs at Pershing.