‘ Themes and Strategy ’

Purpose Investments launches Europe’s first enterprise software ETF

Jul 30th, 2021 | By
Som Seif, CEO of Purpose Investments.

Purpose Investments has launched an ETF in Europe providing exposure to US enterprise software companies.

Think you’ve missed the value boat? Think again

Jul 26th, 2021 | By
Think you've missed the value rally? Think again

By Anthony Beevers, Portfolio Manager at First Trust Global Portfolios.

The Covid-19 vaccine announcement on 9 November 2020 triggered a significant factor rotation in favour of value. Given the rally that value has recently enjoyed, many will be wondering if they might have missed the boat.

Viridi Funds debuts crypto mining ETF focused on cleaner miners

Jul 23rd, 2021 | By
Wes Fulford, CEO of Viridi Funds

Viridi Funds, a Seattle-based investment advisor focused on the crypto-asset industry, has introduced its inaugural ETF with the launch of the Viridi Cleaner Energy Crypto-Mining & Semiconductor ETF (RIGZ US).

Amplify launches thematic ‘All-Stars’ ETF

Jul 21st, 2021 | By
Christian Magoon, CEO of Amplify ETFs.

Amplify ETFs has launched a new exchange-traded fund providing exposure to multiple investment themes by targeting the companies most widely owned by US-listed thematic ETFs.

CSOP launches Chinese healthcare technology ETF in Hong Kong

Jul 20th, 2021 | By
CSOP launches China healthcare innovators ETF

CSOP Asset Management has expanded its suite of thematic strategies with the launch of a new ETF providing exposure to innovative Chinese healthcare companies.

FinEx launches video gaming & eSports ETF on Moscow Exchange

Jul 19th, 2021 | By
FinEx launches video gaming & eSports ETF on Moscow Exchange

FinEx has launched the FinEx Video Gaming and eSports UCITS ETF (FXES RM) on Moscow Exchange, providing exposure to companies operating in the global video gaming and eSports industries.

Goldman Sachs launches actively managed ‘future planet’ impact ETF

Jul 19th, 2021 | By
Katie Koch, co-Head of Fundamental Equity at Goldman Sachs Asset Management

Goldman Sachs Asset Management has debuted its first actively managed ETF with the launch of the Goldman Sachs Future Planet Equity ETF (GSFP US) on NYSE Arca.

AuAg Funds launches Europe’s first ESG-focused gold mining ETF

Jul 16th, 2021 | By

Sweden-based AuAg Funds, an investment boutique focused on precious metals and clean energy, has launched Europe’s first ESG-screened gold mining ETF.

Concentration risk in clean energy ETFs still a concern, says Bloomberg Intelligence

Jul 15th, 2021 | By
Concentration risk in clean energy ETFs still a concern, says Bloomberg Intelligence

According to Bloomberg Intelligence (BI), the decreased concentration of stocks associated with the clean energy theme within ETFs provides investors with broader and less volatile exposure. Still, warns BI, some companies like Sunworks still have close to 20% of their shares held by the ETFs so drastic price swings can still be expected.

Defiance launches big data ETF

Jul 14th, 2021 | By
Sylvia Jablonski, co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Defiance ETFs

Thematic specialist Defiance ETFs has introduced the Big Data ETF (BIGY US) on NYSE Arca, a new fund investing in companies that specialize in data science and analytics.