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Pacer adds active floating rate ETF

Oct 26th, 2021 | By
Sean O’Hara, President of Pacer ETFs Distributors

Pacer has extended its ETF offering by bolting on an actively managed floating rate ETF acquired from global investment manager Pacific Asset Management. The Pacer Pacific Asset Floating Rate High Income ETF (FLRT US) is listed on NYSE Arca and has nearly $40 million in assets under management. Sean O’Hara, President of Pacer ETFs Distributors, said: “Through the addition of FLRT, we hope to provide a unique fixed income strategy to advisors who are seeking an attractive solution in a yield-starved environment, especially one designed for a rising-rate world.”


High-yield ETFs attracting sizable inflows

Oct 26th, 2021 | By
High yield ETFs attracting significant inflows

High-yield corporate bond ETFs, such as the $20bn iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYG US) and $8.7bn SPDR Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Bond ETF (JNK US), have recorded significant inflows, signaling a notable shift in investors’ risk appetite.


S&P DJI, MSCI embark on latest GICS consultation

Oct 25th, 2021 | By
S&P DJI, MSCI embark on latest GICS consultation

S&P Dow Jones and MSCI have launched their latest consultation on proposed changes to the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS), with potential ramifications for ETF investors.


Valkyrie unveils US’s second bitcoin futures ETF

Oct 25th, 2021 | By
Valkyrie unveils second bitcoin futures ETF in US

Valkyrie Funds has launched the Valkyrie Bitcoin Strategy ETF (BTF US) on Nasdaq.


Horizons launches active ETF for EM consumer growth

Oct 25th, 2021 | By
Horizons launches emerging markets leaders ETF

Horizons ETFs has launched a new actively managed ETF in Canada targeting companies poised to benefit from the consumer growth story in emerging markets.


The Rise of Defined Outcome ETFs

Oct 22nd, 2021 | By
The rise of Defined Outcome ETFs

By Vinit Srivastava, CEO, MerQube. We speak daily to the world’s major providers of ETFs about what they are working on to address investor requirements. It is very clear that everyone is talking about one set of products and strategies: Defined Outcome ETFs.


Melanion lists bitcoin equities UCITS ETF in Paris

Oct 22nd, 2021 | By
Melanion lists bitcoin equities UCITS ETF in Paris

Paris-based Melanion Capital has successfully introduced its bitcoin equities ETF on Euronext Paris, marking the first listing of a UCITS bitcoin-linked product in Europe.


DWS repurposes six Xtrackers equity ETFs, slashes fees

Oct 22nd, 2021 | By
DWS revamps six Xtrackers equity ETFs

DWS has made significant changes to six equity ETFs collectively housing over $1.8 billion in assets under management.


IndexIQ expands ‘dual impact’ lineup with three new thematic equity ETFs

Oct 22nd, 2021 | By
IndexIQ expands 'dual impact' lineup with three new thematic equity ETFs

IndexIQ, a subsidiary of New York Life Investments, has expanded its ‘dual impact’ family of thematic equity strategies with the launch of three new ETFs on NYSE Arca.


ETFMG launches world’s first real estate tech ETF

Oct 21st, 2021 | By
ETFMG launches world's first real estate tech ETF

ETF Managers Group has unveiled the world’s first ETF designed to give pure-play exposure to real estate technology companies.