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TD Asset Management rolls out ten new ETFs in Canada

Nov 26th, 2019 | By
TD Asset Management ETFs

TD Asset Management (TDAM), a subsidiary of Toronto-Dominion Bank, has rolled out ten new ETFs on Toronto Stock Exchange. The ETFs are all actively managed and deliver a range of equity, fixed income, and real estate exposures. Robert Vanderhooft, Chief Investment Officer, TDAM, commented, “Whether you’re looking for a one-stop income solution, global exposure, or a core equity ETF, our expanded offering provides greater choice and opportunity for investors in the fast-growing Canadian ETF market.”


WisdomTree launches actively managed mortgage bond ETF

Nov 18th, 2019 | By
JP Morgan converts $1.1bn REIT-focused mutual fund to an ETF

WisdomTree has launched a new actively managed ETF providing exposure to the mortgage-backed sector. The WisdomTree Mortgage Plus Bond Fund (MTGP US) has listed on NYSE Arca and is sub-advised by Voya Investment Management. The ETF primarily targets agency-backed MBS but may also seek opportunities in other sectors of the securitized debt market. Rick Harper, Head of Fixed Income and Currency at WisdomTree, commented, “We believe MTGP may be a compelling strategic option for investors seeking a generally more stable source of income”.


Green real estate: A building block for a low carbon economy?

Nov 11th, 2019 | By
StrategyShares unveils net-zero-focused global equity ETF

By Fong Yee, Senior Product Manager, Sustainable Investing, FTSE Russell.

Carbon intensive sectors are facing unprecedented scrutiny from governments, regulators, and markets. Since this can have a significant impact on liquidity and asset values – indeed, the effects are already becoming visible – it is a factor that investors cannot afford to ignore. The real estate sector, which is characterized by long-lived and energy-intensive assets, is one such target.


SSGA lists accumulating share class for global real estate ETF on LSE and Xetra

Oct 17th, 2019 | By
SSGA lists accumulating share class for global real estate ETF

State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has introduced an accumulating share class for the SPDR Dow Jones Global Real Estate UCITS ETF on London Stock Exchange and Xetra. The fund is physically backed and provides exposure to the global real estate market by tracking the Dow Jones Global Select Real Estate Securities Index.


Asset Management One launches low-cost Japan REIT ETF on Tokyo Stock Exchange

Aug 15th, 2019 | By
One AM launches Japanese REIT ETF on Tokyo Stock Exchange

Asset Management One has launched a new ETF on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE), providing low-cost exposure to locally listed real estate companies. The One ETF Tokyo Stock Exchange REIT Index (2556 JP) tracks the Tokyo Stock Exchange REIT Index, a free-float market capitalization-weighted index based on all real estate investment trusts (REITs) listed on the TSE. With a management fee of just 0.16%, the fund offers one of the cheapest means for investors to access Japan’s property market.


IndexIQ: Are small cap REITS undervalued?

Jul 19th, 2019 | By
Sal Bruno, Chief Investment Officer at IndexIQ.

Salvatore J. Bruno, Chief Investment Officer at IndexIQ, the issuer behind the $70 million IQ US Real Estate Small Cap ETF (ROOF US) investigates the investment case for small-cap real estate investment trusts (REITs). Based on historic valuations, Bruno finds that small-cap REITs are trading at an unusual discount and are offering substantially higher dividends than their large-cap counterparts.


Simplex launches Japan REIT ETF on Tokyo Stock Exchange

Jul 17th, 2019 | By
Japan REIT ETF

Japan-based investment firm Simplex Asset Management has launched a new ETF on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE), providing exposure to locally listed real estate companies. The Simplex TSE REIT ETF (2555 JP) tracks the Tokyo Stock Exchange REIT Index which is a free-float adjusted market capitalization-weighted index based on all real estate investment trusts (REITs) listed on the TSE.


IndexIQ: What’s behind the REIT rebound?

May 7th, 2019 | By
Sal Bruno, Chief Investment Officer at IndexIQ.

By Salvatore J. Bruno, Chief Investment Officer, IndexIQ.

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) are off to a strong start in 2019, with the Morningstar US REIT Index up more than 14% year-to-date through 17 April 2019. On a trailing one-year basis, that number is a little over 17.5%. What’s behind this?


VanEck Australia partners with FTSE Russell on global property ETF

Apr 3rd, 2019 | By
SSGA lists accumulating share class for global real estate ETF

VanEck Australia has launched a new ETF – the VanEck Vectors FTSE International Property (Hedged) ETF (REIT AU) – on the Australian Securities Exchange. The fund is linked to an index from FTSE Russell that represents the AUD-hedged performance of real estate investment trusts (REITs) and other property companies listed in developed markets excluding Australia.


Net Lease REIT ETF unveiled on NYSE

Mar 25th, 2019 | By
Fundamental Income Net Lease ETF

Fundamental Income has launched the NETLease Corporate Real Estate ETF (NETL US) on NYSE Arca. Brought to market in partnership with Exchange Traded Concepts, the fund provides pure-play exposure to Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) focused on the ‘Net Lease’ segment of the property market.