Global ETF launches 04-11.03.21
Cryptocurrency funds were the main theme of the week, with a new bitcoin fund, the CI Galaxy Bitcoin ETF, now trading on the TSX. ETC group meanwhile, listed an ether ETP, and 21Shares launched ETPs tracking both ether and bitcoin. Other newcomers include the first US-listed hydrogen ETF from Defiance ETFs, plus Europe’s first carbon avoidance solutions and 5G digital infrastructure ETFs from HanETF on the Swiss Stock Exchange. Elsewhere, two fund sponsors turned their attention to Asia, with new funds from Xtrackers and Invesco offering access to emerging Asian markets and Chinese companies, respectively.