‘ ETF Securities ’

ETF Securities lists Australia’s first semiconductor ETF

Aug 31st, 2021 | By
ETF Securities lists Australia’s first semiconductor ETF

ETF Securities has launched the ETFS Semiconductor ETF (SEMI AU), Australia’s first ETF providing thematic exposure to companies from across the semiconductor value chain.

Assets at HANetf hit $2 billion

Feb 19th, 2021 | By
European investors demand defined outcome ETFs

Assets under management at HANetf have topped $2 billion, just two months after the firm hit the $1bn mark.

Lyxor cross-lists DAX ESG ETF on SIX

Aug 3rd, 2020 | By
Lyxor cross-lists DAX ESG ETF on SIX

Lyxor Asset Management has cross-listed the Lyxor 1 DAX 50 ESG UCITS ETF on SIX Swiss Exchange. The fund provides exposure to large- and mid-cap German equities with robust ESG characteristics.

First Trust launches multi-manager large-cap growth ETF

Jul 22nd, 2020 | By
Ryan Issakainen, Senior Vice President, ETF Strategist at First Trust.

First Trust has launched an actively managed ETF that employs a multi-manager approach in a bid to outperform the US large-cap growth market. The First Trust Multi-Manager Large Growth ETF (MMLG US) has listed on NYSE Arca and comes with an expense ratio of 0.85%. Ryan Issakainen, Senior Vice President, ETF Strategist at First Trust, commented, “By combining multiple large-cap growth strategies that have the potential to perform well in different market environments, this ETF seeks to produce more consistent alpha over time.”

SelfWealth launches SMSF Leaders ETF on ASX

Nov 11th, 2019 | By
BlackRock launches low-cost Australian ESG ETF

Australian online broker and investment adviser SelfWealth has launched its first ETF with the introduction of a rules-based fund that mimics the holdings of Australia’s top-performing Self Managed Super Funds (SMSFs). The SelfWealth SMSF Leaders ETF (SELF AU) has listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and comes to market in collaboration with ETF Securities Australia. It has been seeded with A$100m.

Gold ETF inflows strong in October

Nov 10th, 2019 | By
BlackRock cross-lists $13.5bn physical gold ETC on Xetra

Global gold-backed ETFs (including ETPs) recorded $1.9 billion of net inflows in October, swelling their collective holdings by 44.4 tonnes to a new record high of 2,900t, according to World Gold Council.

Royal Mint set to launch physical gold ETC

Sep 9th, 2019 | By
Anne Jessopp, CEO of The Royal Mint

The Royal Mint is set to become the first sovereign mint in Europe to launch a physically backed gold ETC. The ETC is being brought to market in collaboration with HANetf, an independent white-label ETF issuer, and is expected to debut in early 2020. Anne Jessopp, CEO of The Royal Mint, commented, “This is a milestone moment for The Royal Mint as we prepare to launch our first financially listed product and reinvent what it means to be a Mint in the modern age.”

WisdomTree’s carbon ETP soars on back of tougher emissions regulations

Aug 28th, 2019 | By
JP Morgan unveils ‘Carbon Transition’ US equity ETF

An ongoing rally in the price of carbon futures, driven by tighter regulations aimed at combating climate change, has led to massive gains for WisdomTree’s ETFS Carbon which has posted a return of almost 300% in the past two years.

Nickel ETPs soar over reports of Indonesia ore export ban

Aug 15th, 2019 | By
Aneeka Gupta, Associate Director of Research, WisdomTree.

Exchange-traded products linked to changes in the spot price of nickel have soared recently amid reports that Indonesia, the metal’s largest producer, is planning to impose a ban on ore exports. WisdomTree’s ETFS Nickel (NICK LN), by far the largest and most liquid nickel-tracking ETP, has risen 32.3% between 2 July and 14 August 2019. Aneeka Gupta, Associate Director, Research at WisdomTree, “expect[s] further appreciation in nickel prices owing to the ongoing supply deficit (among the deepest of the base metals) coupled with rising demand from battery technology used in electric vehicles.”

Aberdeen Standard’s gold ETF back above $1bn AUM

Aug 10th, 2019 | By
Gold still shines bright

The Aberdeen Standard Physical Gold Shares ETF (SGOL US) is back above $1 billion in assets under management. The fund, which is the third-largest US gold ETF, is backed by physical gold and provides exposure to changes in the metal’s spot price.