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UBS launches SPI ESG ETF

Feb 23rd, 2021 | By
UBS launches SPI ESG ETF

UBS Asset Management has launched a new ETF providing broad exposure to the Swiss equity market while adjusting for environmental, social, and governance factors.


UBS launches energy and industrial metals ‘commodity carry’ ETF

Feb 16th, 2021 | By
UBS launches new commodity carry ETF

UBS Asset Management has introduced its second commodity carry ETF in Europe, this time applying the strategy exclusively to energy and industrial metal commodity sub-sectors.


Broad commodity ETFs prepare for Covid-19 shake-up

Nov 17th, 2020 | By
Broad commodity ETFs prepare for Covid-19 shake-up

ETFs linked to broad commodity benchmarks, such as the Bloomberg Commodity Index and S&P GSCI, are set for a shake-up as these indices conduct their first annual reviews since the Covid-19 pandemic upended many commodity markets.


Amundi launches Japan SRI ETF

Oct 28th, 2020 | By
Japan SRI ETFs

Amundi has expanded its line-up of socially responsible ETFs with the introduction of a Japanese equity strategy.


Amundi S&P 500 ETF adopts ESG index

Oct 13th, 2020 | By
Amundi converts its physical S&P 500 ETF to ESG

Investors in a $925m ETF tracking the S&P 500 have been compelled to adopt an ESG approach or redeem from the fund following a decision by Amundi to change its underlying index.


UBS’s S&P 500 ESG ETF touches $1bn AUM

Sep 7th, 2020 | By
UBS’s ESG-screened S&P 500 ETF tops $1bn AUM

UBS Asset Management has announced that its UBS S&P 500 ESG UCITS ETF (S5SD LN), has touched $1 billion in assets under management.


UBS introduces USD-hedging for eurozone SRI corporate bond ETF

Aug 17th, 2020 | By
UBS introduces USD-hedging for eurozone SRI corporate bond ETF

UBS has introduced a new currency-hedged share class for its ETF tracking euro area corporate bonds issued by firms with strong environmental, social, and governance (ESG) characteristics.


UBS rolls out option-enhanced defensive equity ETFs

Aug 3rd, 2020 | By
UBS rolls out option-enhanced defensive equity ETFs

UBS has launched a suite of options-strategy-based ETFs offering a defensive play on equity markets.


DWS launches new physical gold and platinum ETCs

Apr 30th, 2020 | By
Each ETC is fully backed by gold or platinum LBMA bars stored in London vaults.

DWS has launched new physically backed, Irish-domiciled exchange-traded commodities in Europe providing exposure to movements in the spot price of gold and platinum. The newly launched Xtrackers IE Physical Gold ETC and Xtrackers IE Physical Platinum ETC have listed on London Stock Exchange and Xetra, and come with competitive fees of 0.18% and 0.38% respectively. The ETCs are 100% backed by LBMA (London Bullion Market Association) physical metal bars stored in secure London vaults.


Invesco launches S&P 500 ESG ETF in Europe

Mar 11th, 2020 | By
Gary Buxton, Head of EMEA ETFs at Invesco

Invesco has expanded its suite of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) ETFs in Europe with the launch of the Invesco S&P 500 ESG UCITS ETF (SPXE LN) on the London Stock Exchange. The fund provides risk and return characteristics similar to that of the bellwether S&P 500 Index but with a significantly improved ESG profile. Gary Buxton, Head of EMEA ETFs at Invesco, commented, “As ESG becomes more mainstream, we believe that finding appropriate solutions is going to be increasingly relevant, for example for trustees and other investors who have a fiduciary responsibility for delivering performance.”