‘ Nasdaq OMX Indexes ’

First Trust rolls out trio of DWA “momentum plus” ETFs

Sep 6th, 2018 | By
Ryan Issakainen, Senior Vice President, ETF Strategist at First Trust

First Trust Advisors has unveiled a new suite of ETFs in partnership with Dorsey, Wright & Associates: the First Trust Dorsey Wright Momentum Plus ETFs. Ryan Issakainen, Senior Vice President, ETF Strategist at First Trust, commented, “In our view, the First Trust Dorsey Wright Momentum Plus ETFs are effective tools for investment advisors looking to target exposure to a combination of relative strength—or momentum—with other well-known fundamental factors, including value, dividend yield, and low volatility.”


First Trust launches distributing share class for eurozone AlphaDEX ETF on LSE

Aug 24th, 2018 | By
First Trust launches ‘Value Line Dividend’ ETF in Europe

First Trust has launched a distributing share class of the First Trust Eurozone AlphaDEX UCITS ETF on London Stock Exchange. With an index yield of almost 3%, the new listing will likely appeal to investors seeking a combination of current income and capital growth.


Invesco builds out BulletShares suite with two longer maturity ETFs

Aug 10th, 2018 | By
Dan Draper, Global Head of ETFs at Invesco.

Invesco has extended its suite of defined maturity BulletShares ETFs with the launch of 2026 and 2028 products on NYSE Arca. “The longer maturity date of the two new Invesco BulletShares ETFs will further democratize the bond laddering process for investors, offering a convenient and liquid way to meet the market for defined income needs,” said Dan Draper, Global Head of ETFs at Invesco.


First Trust partners with Lunt Capital to launch US equity factor rotation ETF

Jul 27th, 2018 | By
Pacer ETFs modifies Trendpilot strategy with new ‘Extreme Valuation Trigger’

First Trust has launched an equity factor rotation ETF in partnership with Lunt Capital Management. Listed on Cboe BZX, the First Trust Lunt US Factor Rotation ETF (FCTR US) rotates among four style factors to provide exposure to large-cap US equities. “The fund embraces a multi-factor approach with the important innovation of applying factor rotation,” said John Lunt, President, Lunt Capital.


Amplify’s flagship ETF surpasses $500m in assets

Jul 19th, 2018 | By
Christian Magoon, CEO of Amplify ETFs.

Amplify ETFs has announced its flagship fund, the Nasdaq-listed Amplify Online Retail ETF (IBUY US), has reached $500m in assets under management since its launch in April 2016. Christian Magoon, founder and CEO of Amplify ETFs, said, “We knew when we launched IBUY in April 2016 it had potential to be disruptive. Now with more than $500 million in assets and positive performance we feel investors have affirmed IBUY’s position as a bellwether ETF for the evolving retail sector.”


Nasdaq Nordic launches ESG index based on OMX Stockholm 30

Jul 10th, 2018 | By
Lyxor cross-lists global Paris-aligned climate ETF on Nasdaq Stockholm

Nasdaq Nordic has unveiled the OMX Stockholm 30 ESG Responsible Index, an ESG-focused version of Sweden’s bellwether equity index. Based on the OMX Stockholm 30, the index follows a systematic screening process driven by data provided by ISS-Ethix.


KKM Financial and Nasdaq Dorsey Wright launch investible ETF model platform

Jul 9th, 2018 | By
Nasdaq Dorsey Wright KKM Financial ETF model portfolios

Investment adviser KKM Financial, in partnership with Nasdaq Dorsey Wright, has launched the Model Account Platform (MAP), a separately managed account platform which provides access to investible ETF model portfolios powered by Nasdaq Dorsey Wright’s relative-strength expertise. The platform offers two suites of ETF model portfolios, constructed using universes of either BlackRock iShares or DWS Xtrackers ETFs.


BlackRock launches iShares Robotics and Artificial Intelligence ETF

Jun 29th, 2018 | By
ETFs Robotics and AI

BlackRock has announced the launch of the iShares Robotics and Artificial Intelligence ETF (IRBO US) on NYSE Arca. The fund joins a growing number of thematic ETFs providing equity exposure to global firms that are involved in the production and/or application of robotics and artificial intelligence.


First Trust unveils multi-asset addition to Dorsey Wright ETF suite

May 21st, 2018 | By
Tuttle debuts ‘Trend Aggregation’ ETFs with quadruple launch

First Trust Advisors has launched the First Trust Dorsey Wright DALI 1 ETF (DALI US) on Nasdaq Exchange. The fund dynamically adjusts its exposure across four broad asset classes based on price momentum signals analysed by relative strength specialist Nasdaq Dorsey Wright.


Nasdaq, Yewno launch indices targeting innovative and disruptive technologies

May 1st, 2018 | By
Nasdaq, Yewno create suite of disruptive technology indices

Nasdaq has partnered with Yewno, a provider of AI-driven solutions to the financial sector, to launch a new suite of indices targeting firms that are highly exposed to a range of innovative and disruptive technologies. The indices capture 35 technology themes that the partners believe are poised to disrupt the real economy.