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Evolve launches Canada’s first multi-crypto ETF

Sep 29th, 2021 | By
Evolve to launch Canada's first multi-crypto ETF

Evolve Funds has launched the first ETF in Canada providing exposure to both bitcoin and ether, the two largest cryptocurrencies by total market capitalization.


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.


Global X remoulds alternative income ETF

Sep 28th, 2021 | By
Global X revamps alternative income ETF

New York-based Global X has made changes to its $40 million Global X SuperDividend Alternatives ETF (ALTY US) including a tweak to the name, modifications to the underlying strategy, and a much pared back expense ratio.


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.


Columbia Threadneedle launches smart beta short-duration bond ETF

Sep 27th, 2021 | By
Marc Zeitoun, Head of Strategic Beta at Columbia Threadneedle

Columbia Threadneedle has launched the Columbia Short Duration Bond ETF (SBND US), a new multi-sector fixed income fund listed on NYSE Arca that seeks to balance and enhance yield, quality, and liquidity compared to traditional short-duration bond products.


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.


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.