‘ Volatility ’

First Trust debuts Target Outcome ETF with leveraged upside

Jul 14th, 2021 | By
First Trust debuts Target Outcome ETF with leveraged upside

First Trust Advisors has begun rolling out a new series of Target Outcome ETFs that provide leveraged upside exposure to the S&P 500 with single exposure and a buffer to the downside.


Federal Reserve to sell ETFs bought during pandemic

Jun 8th, 2021 | By
Federal Reserve to sell ETFs bought during pandemic

The Federal Reserve has announced plans to start selling its holdings of corporate bond ETFs as it begins to wind down some of the emergency measures implemented during the height of the Covid-19 market volatility.


Bitcoin: good as gold?

Jun 4th, 2021 | By
Bitcoin: good as gold?

By Daniel Barrera, Senior Associate, MSCI Research, and Simon Minovitsky, Vice President, Equity Research Team, MSCI.

During inflationary periods, equity investors, historically, have turned to gold as a hedge and diversifier. As the issue of inflation becomes more pressing, we ask whether cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin, could have played a similar role.


Institutional investors turn to ETFs to access Chinese assets

May 26th, 2021 | By
Institutional investors favour ETFs to access Chinese assets

European institutional investors are adopting ETFs as their vehicle of choice for accessing Chinese equities and bonds, according to a survey commissioned by NTree International on behalf of China Post Global.


Simplify launches interest rate hedge and volatility premium ETFs

May 17th, 2021 | By
Paul Kim, co-Founder of Simplify Asset Management

Simplify Asset Management, a New York-based specialist in options-based investing, has launched two new ETFs deploying advanced hedging strategies.


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.


Innovator set to launch first defined outcome ETFs with leveraged upside

Mar 29th, 2021 | By
Bruce Bond, Chief Executive Officer of Innovator Capital Management

Innovator Capital Management is set to introduce a new suite of defined outcome ETFs which will be the world’s first to deliver a multiple of the upside return on a reference asset with single exposure to the downside.


Turkey ETFs burnt as Erdoğan removes central bank governor

Mar 23rd, 2021 | By
Naci Agbal

ETFs providing exposure to Turkish equities crashed during trading on Monday 22 March, following President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s unexpected dismissal of central bank governor Naci Agbal.


Syntax launches risk-stratified total US equity ETF

Mar 22nd, 2021 | By
Syntax launches risk-stratified total US equity ETF

Syntax Advisors has introduced its fourth ETF with the launch of the Syntax Stratified US Total Market ETF (SYUS US) on NYSE Arca.


Cambria introduces global ex-US ‘tail risk’ ETF

Mar 16th, 2021 | By
Cambria unveils global ex-US tail risk ETF

Cambria has expanded its lineup of ‘tail risk’ ETFs with the introduction of the Cambria Global Tail Risk ETF (FAIL US).