High-yield ETFs attracting sizable inflows

Oct 26th, 2021 | By
Global X rolls out two new covered call ETFs

High-yield corporate bond ETFs, such as the $20bn iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYG US) and $8.7bn SPDR Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Bond ETF (JNK US), have recorded significant inflows, signaling a notable shift in investors’ risk appetite.

WisdomTree partners with ValMark to launch ‘Target Range’ ETF

Oct 21st, 2021 | By
WisdomTree partners with ValMark to launch 'Target Range' ETF

WisdomTree has launched an ETF in the US that blends features of a defined-outcome solution with a traditional asset allocation strategy.

SSGA partners with Loomis Sayles on actively managed opportunistic bond ETF

Sep 29th, 2021 | By
Kevin Kearns, leader of the Alpha Strategies team at Loomis Sayles.

State Street Global Advisors has teamed up with Loomis Sayles to launch an actively managed ETF on Cboe that seeks to outperform over a full market cycle by capturing credit risk premiums across multiple bond sectors.

John Hancock unveils active MBS ETF

Aug 31st, 2021 | By
Andrew G. Arnott, CEO of John Hancock Investment Management

John Hancock Investment Management has launched the John Hancock Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF (JHMB US), a new actively managed ETF targeting opportunities in the mortgage-backed securities market.

Global X unveils six options-based US equity ETFs

Aug 31st, 2021 | By
Rohan Reddy, Director of Research at Global X

New York-based Global X has launched six new US equity ETFs that employ options-based strategies to achieve specific outcomes such as generating additional income or managing downside risk.

First Trust debuts Target Outcome ETF with leveraged upside

Jul 14th, 2021 | By
Ryan Issakainen, Senior Vice President and ETF Strategist at First Trust

First Trust Advisors has begun rolling out a new series of Target Outcome ETFs that provide leveraged upside exposure to the S&P 500 with single exposure and a buffer to the downside.

BlackRock unveils low-cost ‘micro’ gold ETP in the US

Jul 9th, 2021 | By
Franklin Templeton launches low-cost responsible gold ETF

BlackRock has launched the iShares Gold Trust Micro (IAUM US) on NYSE Arca. With an expense ratio of just 0.15%, IAUM becomes the cheapest gold ETP in the US in terms of management fees.

Innovator unveils S&P 500 buffer ETF for money market investors

Jul 5th, 2021 | By
Bruce Bond, CEO of Innovator ETFs

Innovator Capital Management has expanded its suite of defined outcome funds with the launch of the Innovator Defined Wealth Shield ETF (BALT US) on Cboe BZX Exchange.

Invesco unveils low cost biotech and semiconductor ETFs on Nasdaq

Jun 14th, 2021 | By
Anna Paglia, Global Head of ETFs and Indexed Strategies at Invesco

Invesco has launched a pair of ETFs targeting the biotechnology and semiconductor investment themes at price tags that are considerably lower than well-established rival products.

SSGA rolls out ESG-screened Dividend Aristocrats ETFs in Europe

Jun 8th, 2021 | By
SSGA slashes fee on emerging markets equity ETF

State Street Global Advisors has unveiled a new suite of income-focused ETFs in Europe that seek to combine sustainable dividends with socially responsible exclusion criteria.