‘ Currency-hedged ’

BlackRock adds new listings for JPM ESG EM bond ETF

Nov 26th, 2019 | By
BlackRock cuts fees on flagship MBS and short-term TIPS ETFs

BlackRock has cross-listed the iShares JP Morgan ESG $ EM Bond UCITS ETF on SIX Swiss Exchange and added an additional share class on Xetra.


Lyxor lists euro-hedged share class of JPX-Nikkei 400 ETF on Xetra

Nov 25th, 2019 | By
Nomura launches low-cost Japan ESG Leaders ETF on TSE

Lyxor has rolled out a euro-hedged share class for its Lyxor JPX-Nikkei 400 (DR) UCITS ETF on Xetra. The share class (JPNE GY) hedges currency risk between the Japanese yen and the euro on a daily basis.


SSGA introduces euro hedging for EM local currency bond ETF

Nov 19th, 2019 | By
Amundi launches Far East ex-Japan ESG Leaders ETF

State Street Global Advisors has introduced a currency-hedged share class for its SPDR Bloomberg Barclays Emerging Markets Local Bond UCITS ETF, offering exposure to local currency emerging markets debt while mitigating the effect of foreign exchange movements for euro-referenced investors. The new share class hedges international currency exposures relative to the euro on a monthly basis using one-month forward rates. It has listed on Xetra (SPFD GY) and Borsa Italiana (EMDE IM) and comes with an expense ratio of 0.60%.


BlackRock introduces USD-hedged share class for China CNY bond ETF

Nov 11th, 2019 | By
KraneShares unveils China bond inclusion ETF

BlackRock has introduced a new share class for the iShares China CNY Bond UCITS ETF providing currency-hedged exposure to renminbi-denominated government and policy bank bonds issued in China. The new share class, which hedges exchange rate risk between renminbi and the US dollar, trades on Euronext Amsterdam under the ticker CYBU NA.


Invesco introduces GBP-hedged share class for PIMCO short maturity ‘MINT’ ETF

Oct 14th, 2019 | By
Invesco announces changes to ETF line-up

Invesco has launched a currency-hedged share class for the PIMCO US Dollar Short Maturity Source UCITS ETF on London Stock Exchange. The new share class trades under the ticker MIST LN and hedges exposure between the US dollar and the share’s trading currency, pound sterling. The fund was one of the first actively managed ETFs to be listed in Europe and offers investors access to PIMCO’s global cash management expertise.


SSGA lists USD-hedged share class for global aggregate bond ETF on Xetra

Oct 10th, 2019 | By
Optimizing intermediate cash investments in a low-yield environment

State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has launched a new USD-hedged share class for the SPDR Bloomberg Barclays Global Aggregate Bond UCITS ETF on Deutsche Börse Xetra. The fund tracks the Bloomberg Barclays Global Aggregate Bond Index, providing diversified exposure to investment-grade bonds across multiple sectors and segments from both developed and emerging market issuers.


A multifactor approach to developed equity markets

Oct 7th, 2019 | By
A multifactor approach to developed equity markets

By Alejandro Saltiel, Associate Director of Modern Alpha, and Brian Manby, Investment Strategy Analyst, WisdomTree.

International equity markets have made headlines this year for all the wrong reasons. But just because lackluster performance and looming uncertainty have become the status quo in developed markets doesn’t mean investors need to acquiesce and hold on for the ride.


BlackRock lists GBP-hedged US Treasury bond ETF on LSE

Sep 18th, 2019 | By
Cathay launches short-term US Treasury ETF in Taiwan

BlackRock has introduced a currency-hedged share class for its broad maturity US Treasury bond ETF on London Stock Exchange. The iShares $ Treasury Bond UCITS ETF GBP-Hedged trades under the ticker GOVP LN and hedges exposure between the US dollar and pound sterling, the share’s trading currency.


Is recession in the cards?

Sep 9th, 2019 | By
Sal Bruno, Chief Investment Officer at IndexIQ.

By Salvatore J. Bruno, Chief Investment Officer, IndexIQ.

There’s a saying that recessions don’t just happen; they’re the result of policy mistakes. There are differing opinions about the policy steps currently being taken with respect to trade and the Fed’s actions. This is causing market volatility and has economists worried, and more and more are predicting the possibility of recession between now and the end of 2020.


BNP Paribas expands suite of euro-hedged commodity ETCs

Sep 6th, 2019 | By
Europe’s ESG ETF market poised for further growth, finds BNP Paribas

French banking and investments giant BNP Paribas has introduced euro-hedged share classes for a further eight of its commodity ETCs listed on Xetra. The ETCs use futures contracts to provide exposure to aluminum, gas oil, gasoline, heating oil, lead, tin, zinc, and a basket of metals.