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Global X makes big push into Europe with seven new thematic ETFs

Nov 19th, 2021 | By
Luis Berruga, CEO of Global X

New York-headquartered Global X has made a big push into Europe with the launch of seven new thematic equity ETFs. The new funds include strategies targeting autonomous & electric vehicles, e-commerce, robotics & AI, cybersecurity, clean technology, fintech, and the IoT.


Blockchain in the real world

Nov 10th, 2021 | By
Gregg Guerin, Senior Product Specialist for First Trust.

By Gregg Guerin, Senior Product Specialist for First Trust.

For most investors, Blockchain means crypto. Some believe Bitcoin (or other digital currencies) are a valid asset; others think it’s a Ponzi scheme. But investors rarely pause to consider the underlying technology, Blockchain, and its vast applicability in the real world.


First Trust launches two ‘buffered allocation’ ETFs

Nov 1st, 2021 | By
First Trust launches two Buffered Allocation ETFs

First Trust has extended its suite of defined outcome strategies with the launch of two so-called ‘Buffered Allocation’ ETFs, funds-of-funds that invest across the firm’s S&P 500 Target Outcome ETFs.


First Trust adds small-cap ETF to multi-manager range

Oct 14th, 2021 | By
First Trust adds US small-cap ETF to multi-manager range

First Trust has expanded its actively managed multi-manager ETF line-up by launching a new fund on NYSE Arca focused on US small-cap equities.


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.


Global X launches wind and solar ETFs

Sep 15th, 2021 | By
Global X launches wind and solar ETFs

New York-based Global X has unveiled two new climate-related thematic ETFs providing exposure to companies involved in the solar and wind energy industries.


Think you’ve missed the value boat? Think again

Jul 26th, 2021 | By
Think you've missed the value rally? Think again

By Anthony Beevers, Portfolio Manager at First Trust Global Portfolios.

The Covid-19 vaccine announcement on 9 November 2020 triggered a significant factor rotation in favour of value. Given the rally that value has recently enjoyed, many will be wondering if they might have missed the boat.


First Trust debuts Target Outcome ETF with leveraged upside

Jul 14th, 2021 | By
First Trust adds US small-cap ETF to multi-manager range

First Trust Advisors has begun rolling out a new series of Target Outcome ETFs that provide leveraged upside exposure to the S&P 500 with single exposure and a buffer to the downside.


First Trust introduces European IPO and spin-off ETF

Jun 25th, 2021 | By
First Trust introduces European IPO and spin-off ETF

First Trust has introduced its second ETF in Europe in collaboration with IPO index specialists IPOX Schuster.


First Trust launches actively managed ‘Innovation Leaders’ ETF

Jun 2nd, 2021 | By
First Trust adds US small-cap ETF to multi-manager range

First Trust has expanded its suite of thematic equity ETFs with the launch of the actively managed First Trust Innovation Leaders ETF (ILDR US) on NYSE Arca.