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First Trust partners with SkyBridge Capital to launch crypto industry ETF

Sep 28th, 2021 | By
First Trust partners with SkyBridge Capital to launch crypto industry ETF

First Trust has teamed up with SkyBridge Capital to launch an ETF that invests in companies operating in the crypto industry and broader digital economy.


Northern Trust’s FlexShares launches two EM factor ESG ETFs in Europe

Sep 28th, 2021 | By
Marie Dzanis, Head of Northern Trust Asset Management for EMEA

Northern Trust has rolled out two new FlexShares-branded ETFs on Xetra and Euronext Amsterdam that target the high dividend and low volatility equity factors within emerging markets while also seeking to deliver an enhanced ESG and climate profile.


Investors plan to ramp up factor ETF usage, finds Invesco

Sep 28th, 2021 | By
Georg Elsaesser, Senior Portfolio Manager, Quantitative Strategies at Invesco

Institutional and wholesale investors have signaled their intention to ramp up allocations to factor ETFs, according to a recent study from Invesco.


FlexShares rolls out climate-tilted ESG core portfolio ETFs

Sep 23rd, 2021 | By
Chris Huemmer, Senior Vice President and Senior Investment Strategist for FlexShares ETFs.

Northern Trust has rolled out a new suite of FlexShares ETFs on NYSE Arca providing low-cost core portfolio exposures with improved ESG scores and reduced carbon risk compared to traditional broad market benchmarks.


ETFMG, Breakwave launch maritime decarbonization ETF

Sep 23rd, 2021 | By
ETFMG launches maritime decarbonization ETF

ETF Managers Group has launched a new thematic equity ETF on NYSE Arca in partnership with Breakwave Advisors that provides exposure to companies actively reducing the carbon footprint of the global maritime sector.


BNP Paribas’s CAC 40 ETF adopts new ESG index

Sep 22nd, 2021 | By
Isabelle Bourcier, Head of Quantitative & Index Management at BNP Paribas Asset Management

BNP Paribas has made changes to its headline French equity ETF – the €160 million BNP Paribas Easy CAC 40 UCITS ETF – which will see the fund replicate a new index aligned with environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria.


Hoya Capital launches high income US real estate ETF

Sep 22nd, 2021 | By
Hoya Capital launches high income US real estate ETF

Real estate investment specialist Hoya Capital has introduced its second ETF, a passively managed fund targeting some of the highest-yielding property securities in the US.


DWS unveils suite of ESG-screened European sector ETFs

Sep 21st, 2021 | By
DWS unveils suite of ESG-screened European sector ETFs

DWS has unveiled a suite of socially responsible European sector ETFs that exclude companies from industries considered less reputable as well as firms with poor ESG profiles.


AdvisorShares serves up active psychedelics ETF

Sep 20th, 2021 | By
Dan Ahrens AdvisorShares

AdvisorShares has launched the AdvisorShares Psychedelics ETF (PSIL US), a new actively managed ETF providing exposure to companies developing therapeutic solutions using psychedelics.


Thematic investing and ESG to power growth of passives in Europe

Sep 17th, 2021 | By
Fabrizio Zumbo, Associate Director, European Asset Management Research, Cerulli.

Thematic and ESG investment strategies are expected to play a significant role in the future growth of passive investing in Europe, according to financial research firm Cerulli Associates.