‘ United States and Canada ’

UBS targets the ESG elite with new S&P 500-derived ETF

Mar 15th, 2021 | By
Clemens Reuter, Global Head of ETF & Index Fund Client Coverage at UBS Asset Management

UBS has expanded its suite of socially responsible strategies with the launch of an S&P 500-derived ETF in Europe that selects only the very highest-ranking constituents as measured by environmental, social, and governance criteria.


First Trust launches global ‘capital strength’ ESG ETF in Europe

Mar 15th, 2021 | By
Rupert Haddon, Managing Director and Head of Sales at First Trust Global Portfolios

First Trust has launched an ETF in Europe that applies its ‘capital strength’ investment process to a global universe of companies screened by environmental, social, and governance criteria.


ASYMmetric debuts with long/short equity ETF

Mar 11th, 2021 | By
Darren Schuringa, CEO and Founder of ASYMmetric ETFs

New York-based ASYMmetric ETFs has listed its debut product, a hedge fund-style ETF targeting an absolute return profile within US large-cap equities.


Defiance unveils first hydrogen ETF in the US

Mar 11th, 2021 | By
Defiance unveils first hydrogen ETF in the US

Thematic specialist Defiance ETFs has launched the Defiance Next Gen H2 (HDRO US) on NYSE Arca, the first US-listed ETF to target companies involved in the development of hydrogen-based energy sources and technologies.


Gold may shine with 2021’s inflation risks

Mar 11th, 2021 | By
Gold may shine with 2021’s inflation risks

Maxwell Gold, Head of Gold Strategy, State Street Global Advisors, examines the current inflation landscape and gold’s historical performance as a potential efficient diversifier during bouts of different forms of inflation.


Two ways to position your portfolio for a rise in inflation

Mar 11th, 2021 | By
Two ways to position your portfolio for a rise in inflation

By Lyxor Asset Management.

It’s one year since the pandemic shut down large parts of the global economy. Now, hopes that mass vaccination will accelerate economic normalization have raised the prospect of inflation.


GraniteShares launches inverse & leveraged basket ETPs on FAANGs et al.

Mar 9th, 2021 | By
William Rhind, Founder and CEO, GraniteShares.

GraniteShares has launched 12 ETPs on the LSE providing directional exposure to baskets of popular US technology stocks.


VanEck launches social sentiment US equity ETF

Mar 9th, 2021 | By
VanEck social sentiment ETF

VanEck has rolled out an ETF on NYSE Arca that attempts to pick outperforming US large-cap stocks by detecting investor-sentiment trends across social media platforms.


CI launches low-cost bitcoin ETF on TSX

Mar 9th, 2021 | By
Bitcoin ETFs

CI Global Asset Management has become the third Canadian ETF issuer to launch a directly backed bitcoin ETF.


Thematic ETFs set for the mainstream, finds BBH

Mar 8th, 2021 | By
Brown Brothers Harriman

Four-in-five investors plan to increase their allocation to thematic ETFs this year, according to the eighth annual global ETF investor survey conducted by Brown Brothers Harriman.