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ETFMG, Nasdaq and PureFunds agree settlement

May 2nd, 2020 | By
ETFMG can’t HACK Nasdaq dispute anymore

ETF Managers Group (ETFMG), Nasdaq, and PureShares have agreed on a settlement that resolves two lawsuits pertaining to the alleged theft of several exchange-traded funds including the world’s first dedicated cybersecurity ETF now known as the ETFMG Prime Cyber Security ETF (HACK US).

Cloud computing ETFs shine through market storm

May 2nd, 2020 | By
Cloud computing ETFs shrug off rainy days

Cloud computing companies have emerged as big winners from the Covid-19 pandemic with ETFs providing exposure to the sector notching up gains of 33% on average since 16 March, compared to 19% for the S&P 500.

Innovator rolls out January series of defined outcome ETFs

Jan 2nd, 2020 | By
First Trust launches two Buffered Allocation ETFs

Innovator Capital Management has launched four new ETFs in the US, expanding the firm’s range of ‘defined outcome’ funds. The ETFs are all so-called “Power Buffer” funds which provide protection against the first 15% of losses over a period of approximately one year. They are based on US equity (Nasdaq 100 and Russell 2000), global developed (MSCI EAFE), and emerging markets (MSCI Emerging Markets) indices.

Horizons lowers total cost of Nasdaq 100 ETF

Jan 2nd, 2020 | By
Invesco launches ESG-enhanced Nasdaq ETFs

Horizons ETFs Canada has lowered the total cost of ownership of the Horizons Nasdaq 100 Index ETF (HXQ CN) by switching the fund’s replication method from synthetic to direct physical replication. Following the change, the fund is now the cheapest ETF in the country to provide exposure to the pre-eminent large-cap growth index.

Court rules in favour of Nasdaq over HACK ETF dispute

Dec 20th, 2019 | By

A US district court has ruled in favour of Nasdaq in a civil lawsuit against white-label provider ETF Managers Group (ETFMG) over the appropriation of several ETFs including a highly profitable thematic cybersecurity fund now known as the ETFMG Prime Cyber Security ETF (HACK US). ETFMG has been ordered to pay nearly $80 million in compensation and punitive damages.

Innovator expands defined outcome suite with Nasdaq 100 and Russell 2000 ETFs

Oct 1st, 2019 | By
Bruce Bond, Chief Executive Officer of Innovator Capital Management

Innovator Capital Management has launched two new ETFs in the US, expanding the firm’s range of ‘defined outcome’ ETFs. The new funds are the Innovator Nasdaq-100 Power Buffer ETF (NOCT US) and the Innovator Russell 2000 Power Buffer ETF (KOCT US). They provide exposure to US large-cap and US small-cap equities, respectively, via exposure to FLEX Options based on the Nasdaq 100 and Russell 2000 indices. Bruce Bond, CEO of Innovator ETFs, commented, “Innovator now offers a full range of Defined Outcome ETFs, based on key equity benchmarks around the world, providing advisors the tools to build globally diversified equity portfolios with built-in downside buffers against loss.”

WisdomTree launches growth-tilted cloud computing ETF

Sep 6th, 2019 | By
Jeremy Schwartz WisdomTree

WisdomTree has announced the launch of the WisdomTree Cloud Computing UCITS ETF, providing exposure to fast-growing cloud computing companies. The fund has listed on London Stock Exchange and comes with an expense ratio of 0.40%. It is linked to the BVP Nasdaq Emerging Cloud Index, a collaboration between exchange operator Nasdaq and technology venture capital firm Bessemer Venture Partners. Jeremy Schwartz, Global Head of Research at WisdomTree, commented, “The WisdomTree Cloud Computing UCITS ETF targets cloud computing businesses, which we believe are best positioned for high levels of recurring revenue growth and have the potential to scale at a faster rate than traditional tech companies.”

Uni-President launches ‘FANG+’ ETF in Taiwan

Dec 10th, 2018 | By
Fubon Fund Management has listed two Taiwan-focused ETFs in Hong Kong.

Uni-President Asset Management has launched the UPAMC NYSE FANG+ ETF (00757 TT) on the Taiwan Stock Exchange, providing exposure to a concentrated portfolio of US growth stocks from technology and tech-enabled companies.

BetaShares launches global ‘Income Leaders’ ETF on ASX

Oct 24th, 2018 | By
WisdomTree adds multifactor screen to equity income ETFs

BetaShares has launched the BetaShares Global Income Leaders ETF (INCM AU) on Australian Securities Exchange. The fund provides access to a globally diversified portfolio of stocks (excluding Australia) which are selected for their attractive and sustainable dividend yields.

BOCI-Prudential launches Oveaseas China ‘New Economy’ ETF in HK

Oct 3rd, 2018 | By
BOCI-Prudential launches Oveaseas China 'New Economy' ETF in HK

BOCI-Prudential, a joint venture between Bank of China International and Prudential, has launched a new ETF on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Listed under the World Index Shares ETFs (WISE) fund umbrella, the WISE – Nasdaq Overseas China New Economy Companies Top 50 Index ETF (3182 HK) provides exposure to overseas companies operating in China’s so-called ‘New Economy’ industries.