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The case for active management with ETFs

Nov 9th, 2020 | By
The case for active management with ETFs

While many investors have historically used ETF vehicles as a way to access passive investment strategies, PIMCO believes that these investors may be losing out on opportunities to enhance their returns through active management while also benefitting from the structure of the ETF vehicle.


Research Affiliates launches multi-factor climate transition indices

Nov 6th, 2020 | By
Katrina Sherrerd, President and Chief Executive Officer, Research Affiliates

Smart beta specialists Research Affiliates has unveiled a new index strategy that integrates climate transition considerations within its existing multi-factor equity approach.


BlackRock launches long-term Treasury STRIPS ETF

Sep 28th, 2020 | By
BlackRock launches long-term Treasury STRIPS ETF

BlackRock has launched a new fixed income ETF providing exposure to Treasury STRIPS at the far end of the maturity spectrum.


Gold still shines bright

Aug 26th, 2020 | By
Gold still shines bright

By Nicholas Johnson, PIMCO Portfolio Manager, Commodities.

Gold prices hit new highs earlier this month, propelled by record low interest rates in many regions, inflation worries, and mounting government debt. Yet PIMCO’s valuation model indicates gold remains attractively valued, even at these levels.


PIMCO plans solo push into Europe

Apr 27th, 2020 | By
Craig Dawson, Managing Director and Head of PIMCO EMEA

Fixed income ETF specialist PIMCO has announced the end of its European distribution partnership with rival asset manager Invesco with plans to continue on the continent solely under its own brand. Craig Dawson, Managing Director and Head of PIMCO EMEA, commented, “Integrating our European UCITS ETF business with our global platform will enable us to continue to offer superior fixed income ETF solutions to clients and prospects throughout EMEA.”


PIMCO: In Europe the crisis policy response is substantial, but more is likely needed

Mar 24th, 2020 | By
PIMCO: In Europe the crisis policy response is substantial, but more is likely needed

By PIMCO. The conditions for a relatively quick and robust rebound rest on the success in containing the virus within a reasonable horizon, and a well-calibrated economic policy response.


PIMCO partners with Research Affiliates on ESG US equity ETF

Dec 19th, 2019 | By
Andrew Pyne, Executive Vice President and strategist focused on PIMCO’s equity solutions

PIMCO has teamed up with smart beta index specialists Research Affiliates to launch a multi-factor US equity ETF with ESG considerations. The PIMCO RAFI ESG US ETF (RAFE US) has launched on NYSE Arca and comes with an expense ratio of 0.29%. Andrew Pyne, Executive Vice President and strategist focused on PIMCO’s equity solutions, commented, “The PIMCO RAFI ESG US ETF marries the performance potential of fundamental indexing with a unique approach to ESG, helping to drive the potential for improved returns over the broader market and social responsibility for investors.”


PIMCO launches ESG alternative to MINT

Dec 13th, 2019 | By
PIMCO launches short-term ESG bond ETF

PIMCO has unveiled the PIMCO Enhanced Short Maturity Active ESG ETF (EMNT US). The fund, which has listed on NYSE Arca, offers actively managed exposure to short-duration debt instruments while focusing on issuers with strong environmental, social, and governance (ESG) practices. For all intents and purposes, the ETF presents an ESG alternative to the $13.6bn PIMCO Enhanced Short Maturity Active ETF (MINT US), PIMCO’s flagship ETF. Jerome Schneider, Head of Short-Term Portfolio Management at PIMCO, said, “This active ETF is designed to provide capital preservation, daily liquidity, and attractive return potential to investors who seek to invest in companies with best-in-class ESG practices.”


LSE reports 10 new ETF listings in October

Nov 21st, 2019 | By
LSE reports 10 new ETF listings in October

Ten new ETFs or ETF share classes were listed on the London Stock Exchange in October 2019, according to the exchange’s latest ETP monthly update, taking the total number of ETF listings on the exchange to 1,245, available through 1,794 different share classes. ETF providers issuing products during the month included Amundi, DWS, Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Invesco, State Street Global Advisors, and UBS.


Invesco introduces GBP-hedged share class for PIMCO short maturity ‘MINT’ ETF

Oct 14th, 2019 | By
Invesco announces changes to ETF line-up

Invesco has launched a currency-hedged share class for the PIMCO US Dollar Short Maturity Source UCITS ETF on London Stock Exchange. The new share class trades under the ticker MIST LN and hedges exposure between the US dollar and the share’s trading currency, pound sterling. The fund was one of the first actively managed ETFs to be listed in Europe and offers investors access to PIMCO’s global cash management expertise.