‘ Emerging and Frontier ’

Dimensional launches enhanced emerging markets ETF

Dec 4th, 2020 | By
Gerard O’Reilly, co-CEO and Chief Investment Officer, Dimensional Fund Advisors

Dimensional Fund Advisors has introduced an emerging markets ETF that utilizes active management in a bid to provide enhanced returns compared to a purely passive index-based approach.


KraneShares unveils China 5G and semiconductor ETF

Dec 2nd, 2020 | By
KraneShares launches China 5G and semiconductor ETF

KraneShares has unveiled a new thematic equity ETF providing exposure to Chinese companies engaged in 5G and semiconductor-related businesses.


Is South Korea crowding your emerging markets allocation?

Dec 1st, 2020 | By
Is South Korea crowding your emerging markets allocation?

By John Welling, Director, Equity Indices, S&P Dow Jones Indices.

Key to evaluating core international equity benchmarks is an understanding of the country exposures offered.


Fidelity adds EM ETF to enhanced equity ESG suite

Nov 30th, 2020 | By
Nick King, Head of ETFs, Fidelity International

Fidelity International has launched a new actively managed ETF providing sustainability-focused exposure to emerging markets.


Nikko and ICBC launch China onshore government bond ETF in Singapore

Nov 27th, 2020 | By
Nikko and ICBC launch China onshore government bond ETF in Singapore

Nikko Asset Management has partnered with ICBC Asset Management, the investment arm of the state-owned Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), to launch an ETF in Singapore providing exposure to government bonds issued in mainland China.


KIM unveils 2x leveraged Vietnam ETF on KRX

Nov 25th, 2020 | By
Vietnam equities

Seoul-based Korea Investment Management (KIM) has partnered with index provider Bloomberg to launch a new ETF providing leveraged exposure to Vietnamese equities.


Lion Global and OCBC to launch Hang Seng TECH ETF in Singapore

Nov 24th, 2020 | By
Gerard Lee, Chief Executive Officer at Lion Global Investors

Lion Global Investors has partnered with OCBC Securities to create the city state’s first technology-focused ETF. The Lion-OCBC Securities Hang Seng TECH ETF is set to begin trading on 10 December and will provide investors with pure-play exposure to the Chinese tech sector.


Dimensional makes ETF debut, reveals plan to convert mutual funds

Nov 18th, 2020 | By
Dimensional makes a splash on ETF debut

Dimensional Fund Advisors has marched confidently into the ETF arena by launching two multi-factor strategies on NYSE Arca and filing plans to convert six existing mutual funds into ETFs early next year.


Global X challenges EMQQ with its own EM internet & e-commerce ETF

Nov 16th, 2020 | By
Chelsea Rodstrom, Research Analyst at Global X ETFs

Global X has launched its version of one of the most successful emerging market strategies in recent years.


5G and ‘hydrogen economy’ thematic ETFs debut in South Korea

Nov 2nd, 2020 | By
5G and hydrogen economy thematic ETFs debut in Korea

Three new thematic equity ETFs – linked to the 5G and ‘hydrogen economy’ industries – have listed on Korea Exchange.