‘ United States and Canada ’

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.


BlackRock cuts fees on active carbon transition ETFs one month after launch

May 4th, 2021 | By
BlackRock cuts fees on active carbon transition ETFs one month after launch

BlackRock has cut the fees charged on its two actively managed carbon transition ETFs less than one month after the funds launched on NYSE Arca.


SEC postpones ruling on VanEck bitcoin ETF until at least June

Apr 28th, 2021 | By
SEC postpones ruling on VanEck bitcoin ETF until at least June

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has delayed its decision whether to approve the listing of the VanEck Bitcoin Trust until at least mid-June, according to a filing on Wednesday.


The view of US investment-grade credit from Europe

Apr 28th, 2021 | By
SSGA rolls out ESG-screened Dividend Aristocrats ETFs in Europe

By the ETF research team at State Street Global Advisors.

Investment-grade credit was the darling of investors in 2020. Dramatically wider spreads to government bonds, following the March sell-off, coupled with a central bank backstop made IG credit an easy investment choice.


UBS’s development bank bond ETF crosses $1bn AUM

Apr 27th, 2021 | By
Clemens Reuter, Global Head of ETF & Index Fund Client Coverage at UBS Asset Management

The UBS ETF Sustainable Development Bank Bonds UCITS ETF has surpassed $1 billion in assets under management, driven by investors seeking high-grade USD bond exposure with a strong sustainability profile.


S&P DJI rolls out ESG-screened ‘dividend aristocrats’ indices

Apr 27th, 2021 | By
Horizons unveils Canada's first global green bond ETF

S&P Dow Jones Indices has begun to roll out sustainable versions of its popular ‘Dividend Aristocrats’ indices.