‘ Volatility ’

Allianz unveils new six-month ‘buffered outcome’ ETF

Oct 6th, 2021 | By
Johan Grahn, Vice President and Head of ETF Strategy at AllianzIM

Allianz Investment Management has launched a new S&P 500 ‘buffered outcome’ ETF on NYSE Arca with a shorter, six-month outcome period.


Northern Trust’s FlexShares launches two EM factor ESG ETFs in Europe

Sep 28th, 2021 | By
Marie Dzanis, Head of Northern Trust Asset Management for EMEA

Northern Trust has rolled out two new FlexShares-branded ETFs on Xetra and Euronext Amsterdam that target the high dividend and low volatility equity factors within emerging markets while also seeking to deliver an enhanced ESG and climate profile.


Simplify unveils tail risk ETF

Sep 15th, 2021 | By
Paul Kim, co-Founder of Simplify Asset Management

Simplify Asset Management, a New York-based specialist in options-based investing, has launched a new ETF deploying a hedging strategy that seeks to protect against severe market downturns.


European investors demonstrate appetite for defined outcome ETFs

Sep 14th, 2021 | By
European investors demand defined outcome ETFs

European professional investors have indicated a significant appetite for the introduction of defined outcome ETFs on the continent, according to research from London-based white-label ETF issuer HANetf.


Global X unveils six options-based US equity ETFs

Aug 31st, 2021 | By
Rohan Reddy, Research Analyst at Global X

New York-based Global X has launched six new US equity ETFs that employ options-based strategies to achieve specific outcomes such as generating additional income or managing downside risk.


First Trust debuts Target Outcome ETF with leveraged upside

Jul 14th, 2021 | By
First Trust adds US small-cap ETF to multi-manager range

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.