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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 debuts Target Outcome ETF with leveraged upside

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 debuts Target Outcome ETF with leveraged upside

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.


VanEck launches digital assets thematic ETF in Europe

May 6th, 2021 | By
Gabor Gurbacs, Director of Digital Assets Strategy at VanEck

VanEck has launched a new thematic equity ETF in Europe providing exposure to companies deriving significant revenue from the digital assets ecosystem.


Investment Association adds over 500 ETFs to fund sectors

Apr 16th, 2021 | By
ETFs to join Investment Association’s sectors in April 2021

The Investment Association (IA), the trade body that represents the UK’s fund management industry, has added ETFs to its fund sectors for the first time.


First Trust launches global ‘capital strength’ ESG ETF in Europe

Mar 15th, 2021 | By
Rupert Haddon, Managing Director and Head of Sales at First Trust Global Portfolios

First Trust has launched an ETF in Europe that applies its ‘capital strength’ investment process to a global universe of companies screened by environmental, social, and governance criteria.


First Trust launches ‘Target Income’ gold ETF

Mar 3rd, 2021 | By
Investors rush back to gold ETFs after inflation data surprise

First Trust has expanded its partnership with options specialist Cboe Vest Financial with the launch of the FT Cboe Vest Gold Strategy Target Income ETF (IGLD US) on Cboe BZX.


Invesco launches global clean energy ETF on LSE

Mar 2nd, 2021 | By
Gary Buxton, Head of EMEA ETFs at Invesco

Invesco has launched a new thematic equity ETF in Europe providing exposure to companies that are driving innovation in clean energy technologies.


First Trust acquires Cboe Vest’s S&P 500 ‘Dividend Aristocrats’ target income ETF

Mar 1st, 2021 | By
Karan Sood, CEO of Cboe Vest Financial

First Trust has expanded its target-outcome offering with the acquisition of Cboe Vest’s S&P 500 ‘Dividend Aristocrats’ ETF.