‘ Themes and Strategy ’

Thematic ETFs are just getting started

May 28th, 2021 | By

By Rahul Sen Sharma, Managing Partner, and Varun Raju, Senior Analyst Index Research at Indxx.

Thematic ETFs, with an agenda to achieve value over the long term, have necessitated the birth of funds with far sights on the future.


LGIM launches digital payments ETF

May 27th, 2021 | By
Howie Li, Head of ETFs at LGIM

Legal & General Investment Management has launched the L&G Digital Payments UCITS ETF, a new thematic equity ETF listed in Europe providing exposure to companies poised to benefit from the global transition to a cashless economy.


Fischer Gaming and HANetf tee up Europe’s first sports betting and iGaming ETF

May 27th, 2021 | By
Fisher Gaming partners with HANetf on Europe’s first betting ETF

Fischer Gaming, in partnership with HANetf, is set to introduce Europe’s first ETF targeting firms in the sports betting and online gambling industries.


SonicShares debuts with travel industry ETF

May 25th, 2021 | By
Investors check in for global travel industry ETF

SonicShares, a new ETF issuer focused on thematic investing, has launched its debut fund – the SonicShares Airlines, Hotels, Cruise Lines ETF (TRYP US) on NYSE Arca.


EQM, HANetf to launch Europe’s first pure-play solar ETF

May 24th, 2021 | By
EQM to launch Europe’s first solar ETF

EQM Indexes is set to introduce The Solar Energy UCITS ETF (TANN LN), Europe’s first ETF exclusively dedicated to the global solar industry. The fund is being brought to market in collaboration with white-label platform HANetf.


Tuttle launches long and short de-SPAC ETFs

May 21st, 2021 | By
Matthew Tuttle, CEO & CIO, Tuttle Tactical Management.

Tuttle Tactical Management has unveiled two new ETFs on NYSE Arca providing long or short exposure to de-SPACs – public firms that have come to market by merging with Special Purpose Acquisition Companies.


The pressure of the crowd: Stress testing thematic indexes

May 21st, 2021 | By
The pressure of the crowd: Stress testing thematic indexes

By Anil Rao, Executive Director, Equity Solutions Research, and Thomas Verbraken, Executive Director, MSCI Research at MSCI.

Some investors may be concerned about crowding within the fast-growing thematic-investing segment. Using MSCI’s stock-crowding model, we identify crowded themes and run stress tests to understand how they might respond to an equity sell-off.


New issuer debuts LGBTQ+ ETF

May 21st, 2021 | By
New issuer debuts LGBTQ+ ETF

LGBTQ Loyalty Holdings has launched its debut ETF – the LGBTQ + ESG100 ETF (LGBT US) on Nasdaq – a passive US equity strategy investing in companies with robust ESG characteristics and a demonstrable commitment to LGBTQ+ inclusion.


Getting in on global luxury

May 21st, 2021 | By
Getting in on global luxury

By the research team at Amundi Asset Management.

The global luxury goods industry represents an attractive opportunity for investors seeking long-term, structural growth.


Investors rush back to gold ETFs amid inflation data surprise

May 19th, 2021 | By
Investors rush back to gold ETFs after inflation data surprise

After outflows in recent months, gold ETFs are enjoying a surge in demand as investors seek to fortify their portfolios against the risks of rising inflation and a more subdued economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.