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UBS debuts ‘Carbon Compensated’ gold ETF

Mar 24th, 2023 | By
UBS debuts ‘Carbon Compensated’ gold ETF

UBS Asset Management has launched a new physically backed gold ETF in Europe designed to satisfy climate-conscious investors by holding only gold bars that have been certified carbon-neutral.


Mar 22nd, 2023 | By
SSGA slashes fee of MSCI ACWI ETF

State Street Global Advisors has cut the fee charged on the $500 million SPDR MSCI ACWI IMI UCITS ETF, making the fund the cheapest in Europe to track the investable-market-index version of the foremost world equity index, the MSCI ACWI.

Vanguard launches short-term municipal bond ETF

Mar 14th, 2023 | By
Sara Devereux, Global Head of Vanguard Fixed Income Group

Vanguard has introduced its first US-listed ETF in nearly two years with the launch of a municipal bond fund targeting tax-exempt securities at the front end of the yield curve.

RBC iShares rolls out eight active ETFs on NEO Exchange

Mar 14th, 2023 | By
Doug Coulter RBC GAM iShares

RBC iShares has expanded its ETF offering in Canada with eight new actively managed equity funds listed on NEO Exchange.

Gold ETF outflows grind on in February

Mar 9th, 2023 | By
Gold ETF outflows grind on in February

Gold ETFs globally registered their tenth consecutive month of net outflows in February, shedding an additional $1.7 billion during the month.

GICS changes set to impact S&P 500 and sector ETFs

Mar 9th, 2023 | By
GICS sector ETF changes Visa Mastercard

S&P Dow Jones Indices and MSCI are set to implement changes to the Global Industry Classification Standard this month, modifications that will have an impact on S&P 500 ETFs as well as ETFs tracking specific sectors of the bellwether index.

SSGA to create $7bn US small-cap ETF through fund merger

Mar 7th, 2023 | By
SSGA to create $7bn US small-cap ETF through fund merger

State Street Global Advisors is set to combine two sizable ETFs, both of which provide US small-cap equities exposure, into a colossal fund with more than $7 billion in assets.

DWS closes European energy ESG ETF as index fails UCITS standards

Mar 3rd, 2023 | By
DWS will close its ESG-Screened European energy ETF on 14 March.

DWS is terminating its €70 million ‘ESG-Screened’ European energy sector ETF after changes to the underlying index’s methodology resulted in it falling short of UCITS requirements.

BlackRock unveils broad emerging markets bond ETF

Feb 28th, 2023 | By
BlackRock unveils broad emerging markets bond ETF

BlackRock, in partnership with JP Morgan, has launched a new fixed income ETF in the US providing comprehensive exposure to USD bonds from sovereign and corporate emerging market issuers.

BlackRock launches metaverse thematic ETF

Feb 21st, 2023 | By
Metaverse thematic ETFs

BlackRock has become the latest ETF issuer in the US to introduce a thematic equity fund targeting companies worldwide that are shaping the development of the metaverse.