‘ Themes and Strategy ’

ProShares launches trio of thematic ETFs

Oct 4th, 2021 | By
Michael L. Sapir, CEO of ProShares

ProShares has launched three new thematic equity ETFs on NYSE Arca focused on ‘new economy’ business segments including clean technology, smart factories, and big data and analytics.


ETF rebalancing and reconstitution

Oct 4th, 2021 | By
Varun Raju, Team Lead, Products, and Vaibhav Agarwal, Head of Products, Indxx.

By Varun Raju, Team Lead, Products, and Vaibhav Agarwal, Head of Products, Indxx.

The unrelenting growth of passive investing, owing to its ease and low costs, has further galvanized index providers and fund managers to discover innovative solutions and reduce market inefficiencies.


Direxion launches leveraged big tech ETF

Oct 4th, 2021 | By
Direxion launches leveraged big tech ETF

Direxion has launched a new ETF providing magnified exposure to a basket of popular US technology and technology-enabled stocks.


VanEck launches China ‘new economy’ ESG ETF

Sep 30th, 2021 | By
VanEck launches China new economy ESG ETF

VanEck has launched a new ETF in Europe targeting high-quality Chinese companies from so-called ‘new economy’ sectors while taking into account ESG criteria.


VanEck launches new mining ETF targeting rare earths and strategic metals

Sep 29th, 2021 | By
VanEck launches new mining ETF targeting rare-earths and strategic metals

VanEck has launched a new ETF on LSE and Xetra targeting companies that mine and process rare earth minerals and so-called strategic metals, such as lithium and cobalt.


EMQQ founder launches ex-China alternative

Sep 29th, 2021 | By
Kevin Carter, Founder and CEO of Big Tree Capital

EMQQ, a $1.3bn top-performing emerging markets ETF focused on internet and e-commerce stocks, has been joined by a sibling fund that delivers essentially the same strategy but excluding stocks from China.


ETFMG, Breakwave launch maritime decarbonization ETF

Sep 23rd, 2021 | By
ETFMG launches maritime decarbonization ETF

ETF Managers Group has launched a new thematic equity ETF on NYSE Arca in partnership with Breakwave Advisors that provides exposure to companies actively reducing the carbon footprint of the global maritime sector.


AdvisorShares serves up active psychedelics ETF

Sep 20th, 2021 | By
Dan Ahrens AdvisorShares

AdvisorShares has launched the AdvisorShares Psychedelics ETF (PSIL US), a new actively managed ETF providing exposure to companies developing therapeutic solutions using psychedelics.


Thematic investing and ESG to power growth of passives in Europe

Sep 17th, 2021 | By
Fabrizio Zumbo, Associate Director, European Asset Management Research, Cerulli.

Thematic and ESG investment strategies are expected to play a significant role in the future growth of passive investing in Europe, according to financial research firm Cerulli Associates.


ALPS launches travel beneficiaries ETF

Sep 15th, 2021 | By
ALPS launches travel beneficiaries ETF

SS&C ALPS Advisors has launched the ALPS Global Travel Beneficiaries ETF (JRNY US), a new thematic equity ETF providing smart beta exposure to companies that are poised to benefit from a rebound in global travel.