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KraneShares launches China ESG equity ETF on LSE

Feb 4th, 2020 | By
Jonathan Krane, CEO of KraneShares.

China specialists KraneShares has announced the launch of the KraneShares MSCI China ESG Leaders UCITS ETF (KESG LN) on the London Stock Exchange. The fund, which is the issuer’s third UCITS ETF, is linked to the MSCI China ESG Leaders 10/40 Index, providing exposure to large and mid-cap companies domiciled in China with high environmental, social and governance (ESG) ratings relative to their sector peers. Jonathan Krane, CEO of KraneShares, said they were seeing “a lot of investor demand” for a China-focused ESG UCITS ETF.


Krane Funds Advisors launches tactical US high-yield/Treasury rotation ETF

Dec 9th, 2019 | By
Global X rolls out two new covered call ETFs

Krane Funds Advisors has launched a risk-managed fixed income ETF on NYSE Arca. The KFA Dynamic Fixed Income ETF (KDFI US) is linked to the FTSE US High-Yield/Treasury Rotation Index which tactically rotates between high yield credit and US Treasuries based on recent performance. The fund comes with an expense ratio of 0.45%.


Guinness Atkinson debuts with smart transport ETF

Nov 20th, 2019 | By
Guinness Atkinson smart transportation ETF

Guinness Atkinson Asset Management has become the latest entrant to the ETF industry with the launch of an actively managed thematic strategy targeting companies shaping the future of transportation. Introduced under the firm’s newly formed ‘SmartETFs’ platform, the SmartETFs Smart Transportation & Technology ETF (MOTO US) seeks long-term capital appreciation by investing in firms that are involved in the delivery of products or services relating to autonomous and electric vehicles. The fund has listed on NYSE Arca.


LSE reports 16 new ETF listings in June

Jul 19th, 2019 | By
LSE reports 10 new ETF listings in October

Sixteen new ETFs/ETPs or additional ETF share classes were listed on the London Stock Exchange in June 2019. ETF providers introducing new products included Franklin Templeton, Invesco, Ossiam, Vanguard, VanEck, and Krane Fund Advisors.


KraneShares launches MSCI China A Share ETF on LSE

Jul 15th, 2019 | By
Trio of China A50 Connect ETFs list in Hong Kong

China-focused ETF issuer Krane Funds Advisors (KFA) has unveiled its second ETF in Europe with the launch of the KraneShares MSCI China A Share UCITS ETF (KBA LN) on the London Stock Exchange. The fund tracks the MSCI China A Index, mirroring the strategy of a $700m ETF offered by KraneShares in the US.


KraneShares switches index on China A shares ETF

Jun 18th, 2019 | By
CSOP launches Hong Kong’s first leveraged and inverse China A-shares ETPs

Krane Funds Advisors has changed the underlying index on the $720 million KraneShares Bosera MSCI China A Share ETF (KBA US), one of the largest US-listed ETFs to track Mainland-listed Chinese stocks. The move sees the fund adopt the MSCI China A Index.


Krane Funds Advisors launches smart beta US dividend ETFs

Jun 14th, 2019 | By
Roundhill launches US ‘Dividend Monarchs’ ETF

Krane Funds Advisors, best known for its KraneShares-branded suite of China-focused ETFs, has broadened its capabilities beyond the Asian giant with the launch of two smart beta ETFs on NYSE Arca providing exposure to domestic US stocks with sustainable dividends.


BlackRock launches thematic ETF tracking self-driving and electric vehicle innovation

Apr 18th, 2019 | By
BlackRock self-driving electric vehicle thematic ETF

BlackRock has launched a new thematic investing ETF that provides exposure to global stocks along the full value chain of self-driving and electric vehicle industries. The iShares Self-Driving EV and Tech ETF (IDRV US) has listed on NYSE Arca and comes with an expense ratio of 0.47%, cheaper than all rival ETFs in this space.


KraneShares launches EM ex-China ETF on NYSE

Apr 16th, 2019 | By
First Trust considers human dignity in new emerging markets ETF

KraneShares has launched a new ETF – the KraneShares MSCI Emerging Markets ex China Index ETF (KEMX US) – on NYSE Arca, providing exposure to stocks from emerging markets excluding China. The fund complements KraneShares’ China-focused core and thematic funds, enabling investors to build tailored emerging market portfolios without duplicating their country exposure.


CICC launches ‘quantamental’ China A-shares ETF in HK

Dec 5th, 2018 | By
Liang Hong, Managing Director and Head of CICC Research Division

The Hong Kong subsidiary of China International Capital Corporation has launched the CICC CSI Select 100 ETF on the Hong Kong stock exchange. The fund tracks the CSI CICC Select 100 Index, a quantitative, fundamental-oriented strategy index consisting of 100 China A-shares that are considered industry front-runners with solid competitive advantages. “We are proud to provide this ‘quantamental’ product in the format of an ETF for our clients,” said Liang Hong, Managing Director and Head of CICC Research Division.