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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. Christopher Huemmer, Senior Investment Strategist for FlexShares ETFs, said: “In response to heightened client demand for climate investing, we created this new suite to offer core investment strategies that we believe are better positioned to benefit from the ongoing transition to a low-carbon economy.”


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.


21Shares cross-lists six crypto ETPs on Xetra

Sep 23rd, 2021 | By
Hany Rashwan, co-Founder and CEO of 21Shares

Digital assets specialist 21Shares has cross-listed six ETPs on Deutsche Börse Xetra, expanding the firm’s product offering on the German exchange to ten.


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.


VanEck launches crypto asset ETPs based on SOL, TRON and DOT

Sep 22nd, 2021 | By
VanEck launches trio of crypto asset ETPs

VanEck has unveiled three new crypto asset ETPs on Deutsche Börse Xetra providing exposure to Solana, TRON, and Polkadot.


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.


ETC Group adds bitcoin cash ETP to crypto suite

Sep 21st, 2021 | By
Bradley Duke, CEO of ETC Group

Specialist crypto ETP provider ETC Group has unveiled its fourth product – the BCHetc – ETC Group Physical Bitcoin Cash (BTCH GY). Listed on Deutsche Börse Xetra, the ETP provides institutional investors with fully backed exposure to bitcoin cash.


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.


Hartford Funds lists its first commodity-focused ETF

Sep 20th, 2021 | By
Hartford Funds launches first commodity ETF

Hartford Funds has introduced the Hartford Schroders Commodity Strategy ETF (HCOM US), a new actively managed ETF offering exposure to commodity futures and equities of commodity-related companies.