‘ Themes and Strategy ’

Invesco launches China innovative technology ETF on LSE

Jun 16th, 2021 | By
Chris Mellor, Head of EMEA ETF Equity and Commodity Product Management at Invesco

Invesco has unveiled the Invesco MSCI China Technology All Shares Stock Connect UCITS ETF on LSE, providing exposure to Chinese companies expected to derive significant revenue from technological innovation.


VanEck’s UCITS semiconductor ETF hits $500m in assets in six months

Jun 16th, 2021 | By
VanEck’s UCITS semiconductor ETF hits $500m in assets in six months

Europe’s first and only pure-play semiconductor ETF has amassed $500m in assets in a little over six months.


BlackRock expands ‘megatrend’ suite with digital infrastructure ETF

Jun 15th, 2021 | By
Jeff Spiegel, Head of US iShares Megatrend and International ETFs

BlackRock has added to its suite of ‘megatrend’ portfolios – strategies that look beyond traditional sector classifications – with the launch of the iShares Cloud and 5G Multisector ETF (IDAT US).


Europe’s first airline ETF cleared for take-off

Jun 14th, 2021 | By
Europe’s first global airline ETF cleared for take-off

US Global Investors is set to launch Europe’s first ETF providing pure-play exposure to the global airline industry.


Invesco unveils low cost biotech and semiconductor ETFs on Nasdaq

Jun 14th, 2021 | By
Invesco unveils lowest-cost biotech and semiconductor ETFs on Nasdaq

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.


ETF adoption accelerates in China, finds BBH

Jun 14th, 2021 | By
Chris Pigott, Senior Vice President, BBH Hong Kong

China’s ETF market experienced a banner year in 2020 and is poised for further rapid growth over the next 12 months, according to research from ETF custodian and administrator Brown Brothers Harriman.


iClima Earth to launch world’s first distributed renewable energy ETF on LSE

Jun 14th, 2021 | By
Gabriela Herculano, CEO of iClima Earth

iClima Earth is set to launch the world’s first ETF providing exposure to companies promoting the decentralization of energy generation.


Shipping ETF finds favourable winds

Jun 11th, 2021 | By
Dry Bulk Shipping ETF

A niche ETF providing exposure to dry bulk shipping futures has had the wind firmly in its sails this year, notching up an unbeaten return of 192% as of the end of May, according to data from global ETF analytics platform Trackinsight.


Defiance launches hotels, airlines, and cruises ETF

Jun 9th, 2021 | By
Sylvia Jablonski, co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Defiance ETFs

Defiance ETFs has launched a new thematic equity ETF in the US which becomes the market’s second in less than a month to target stocks from the global travel industry.


Bloomberg debuts its first EM and thematic equity indices

Jun 9th, 2021 | By
Alan Campbell, Head of Product Management for Bloomberg's Multi-Asset Index business

Bloomberg has broadened its equity indexing capabilities with the launch of its first emerging markets and thematic equity indices.