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Amundi set to acquire Lyxor

Apr 7th, 2021 | By
Yves Perrier, Chief Executive Officer of Amundi

Amundi has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire fellow French ETF rival Lyxor from Société Générale.

CoinShares launches litecoin ETP on SIX

Apr 6th, 2021 | By
Litecoin ETPs

CoinShares has launched a directly backed litecoin exchange-traded product on SIX Swiss Exchange.

Is now the time for sector investing?

Apr 6th, 2021 | By
Matthew J Bartolini, Head of SPDR Americas Research

By Matthew J Bartolini, Head of SPDR Americas Research at State Street Global Advisors.

The current market environment appears highly conducive to sector investing based on two variables: correlation and dispersion.

BlackRock launches Europe’s first euro-denominated EM bond ETF

Apr 5th, 2021 | By
BlackRock launches Europe’s first euro emerging markets bond ETF

BlackRock has launched a new fixed income ETF in Europe which is the continent’s first to provide targeted exposure to euro-denominated emerging market government debt.

A quiet end to a strong quarter for commodities

Apr 5th, 2021 | By

By Fiona Boal, Head of Commodities and Real Assets, S&P Dow Jones Indices.

Despite giving up some of its recent gains in March, the S&P GSCI rose 13.5% in Q1 2021.

BlackRock launches UK ESG Leaders ETF on LSE

Apr 2nd, 2021 | By
iShares MSCI UK ESG Equity ETF

BlackRock has launched the iShares MSCI UK IMI ESG Leaders UCITS ETF (UKEL LN) on London Stock Exchange. The fund, which comes with an expense ratio of 0.15%, provides exposure to UK-listed companies with strong ESG characteristics.

UBS unveils 1.5°C Paris-aligned equity ETFs

Apr 1st, 2021 | By
Suni Harford, President of UBS Asset Management

UBS has unveiled a suite of equity ETFs aligned with the Paris Agreement’s most ambitious goal to limit global warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.

Amundi expands ESG offering with ultra-short euro corporate bond ETF

Apr 1st, 2021 | By
Fannie Wurtz, Head of Amundi ETF, Indexing and Smart Beta

Amundi has launched a new fixed income ETF providing socially responsible exposure to a portfolio of ultra-short corporate bonds denominated in euros.

Nomura introduces trio of S&P 500-based ETFs in Tokyo including Japan’s first ESG play

Apr 1st, 2021 | By
Nomura launches Japan’s first S&P 500 ESG ETF

Nomura Asset Management has introduced a triple play of S&P 500 ETFs on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

VanEck launches hydrogen ETF in Europe

Mar 31st, 2021 | By
VanEck launches hydrogen ETF in Europe

VanEck has launched a new thematic equity ETF in Europe targeting companies involved in the global hydrogen industry.