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The case for combining fallen angels and low volatility high yield

May 12th, 2021 | By
The case for combining fallen angels and low volatility high yield

By Salvatore J. Bruno, Chief Investment Officer; and Kelly Ye, Director of Research at IndexIQ.

The past year saw high yield bonds rally strongly in the wake of March’s Covid-driven selloff as growth rebounded and a widely expected wave of corporate bankruptcies failed to materialize.


TrackInsight: ETFs on unstoppable growth trajectory

May 12th, 2021 | By
Jean-René Giraud, CEO of TrackInsight

TrackInsight has released the results of its latest global ETF survey, revealing an industry breaking new records as ETFs play an ever-larger role in professional investment portfolios and allocations to thematic, active and ESG ETFs look set to surge. Jean-René Giraud, CEO of TrackInsight, said: “With the current tailwinds and seemingly unstoppable rise of ETFs, the industry is on track to near the $10 trillion assets under management milestone this year.”


Energy prices rise in the wake of Colonial cyberattack

May 11th, 2021 | By
Aneeka Gupta, Associate Director of Research, WisdomTree.

By Aneeka Gupta, Director of Research at WisdomTree.

Colonial Pipeline Co., a supplier of gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel to the eastern US, was forced to halt operations on Friday owing to a ransomware attack that affected some of its IT systems.


Evolve launches carbon-neutral S&P/TSX 60 and S&P 500 ETFs in Canada

May 10th, 2021 | By
Carbon Neutral ETFs

Evolve Funds has launched two new ETFs on Toronto Stock Exchange providing carbon-neutral exposure to mainstream Canadian and US equity indices – the S&P/TSX 60 and S&P 500.


WisdomTree unveils alternative income ETF

May 10th, 2021 | By
Kevin Flanagan, Head of Fixed Income Strategy at WisdomTree.

WisdomTree has launched a new ETF in the US providing exposure to alternative credit.


Bullish on tech’s stamina, investors look to ETFs

May 7th, 2021 | By
Chris Mellor, Head of EMEA ETF Commodity Product Management at Invesco

Investors remain optimistic about the ongoing US technology rally and show a strong preference for ETFs in gaining access to this segment, according to research commissioned by Invesco.


Invesco Canada to trim fee on Nasdaq 100 ETF

May 6th, 2021 | By
Invesco Canada to trim fee on Nasdaq 100 ETF

Invesco Canada has announced it will trim the management fee charged on the C$400m Invesco QQQ Index ETF (QQC.F CN) from 0.25% to 0.20%, effective 14 May.


Evolve Funds launches US technology ‘FANGMA’ ETF

May 6th, 2021 | By
Raj Lala, President and CEO of Evolve ETFs

Evolve Funds has launched an ETF on TSX providing exposure to a basket of popular US technology stocks.


Alger targets US large-caps with second actively managed ETF

May 5th, 2021 | By
Dan Chung, CEO and CIO of Alger

New York-based growth specialist Alger has launched its second ETF, a semi-transparent actively managed fund offering access to a high-conviction portfolio of US large-cap equities.


MSCI unveils its first Paris-aligned fixed income indices

May 5th, 2021 | By
MSCI unveils its first Paris-aligned fixed income indices

MSCI has introduced a new suite of fixed income indices providing exposure to corporate bonds while adhering to the Paris Agreement’s objective of limiting global warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.