Global ETF launches 06-13.06.19

Thu, 13/06/2019 - 11:54

In a quiet week for new ETF launches, UBS debuted an emerging markets fund and a new ETF providing investors with access to stocks of the MSCI World Index. Elsewhere, RBC iShares launched a Canadian discount bond ETF while Ossiam listed its low carbon ETF on the LSE… »

ALlan Lane, AlgoChain

Amundi asks investors to play Spot the Difference 

Thu, 13/06/2019 - 11:48

Resident ETF columnist, Allan Lane of Algo-Chain writes on the Innovator’s Dilemma… »

Russell Investments launches Tax-Managed Real Assets Fund

Thu, 13/06/2019 - 10:06

Global asset manager Russell Investments has launched the Russell Investment Company Tax-Managed Real Assets Fund for long-term investors who seek to diversify their portfolios with real assets and reduce the impact of taxes on their investment returns. »

Carter Sims, Thornburg

Thornburg funds launch on Allfunds Platform

Wed, 12/06/2019 - 12:49

Thornburg Investment Management’s (Thornburg) Ireland-domiciled range of UCITS funds have been added to the Allfunds platform, an institutional fund distribution network. »

Wayne Green, Marlborough

Marlborough launches Irish-domiciled UCITS funds of funds

Tue, 11/06/2019 - 09:48

The Marlborough Group has strengthened its international proposition with the launch of a new risk-graded range of UCITS funds of funds domiciled in Ireland. »

Frenkel Topping Group launches Ascencia Islamic Portfolio

Fri, 07/06/2019 - 10:53

Frenkel Topping Group, a specialist independent financial advisor and asset manager focused on asset protection for vulnerable clients who have suffered a serious accident or personal injury, has launched Ascencia Islamic Portfolio, a Sharia Law compliant investment portfolio which will be managed by Ascencia Investment Management, the Company’s discretionary fund manager business.  »

Global ETF launches 30.05-06.06.19

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 13:22

Another entertainment-focused ETF took centre stage this week with the launch of Roundhill Investments’ debut fund, the Roundhill BITKRAFT Esports & Digital Entertainment ETF. Elsewhere, both Nuveen and BNP Paribas Easy launched funds with an ESG slant, while Franklin Templeton debuted the first four funds in its Franklin LibertyShares range… »

Allan Lane, AlgoChain

Tabula leads the way in fixed income ETFs 2.0

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 11:30

This week, Algo-Chain’s Allan Lane takes a look at the Tabula JP Morgan Global Credit Volatility Premium Index UCITS ETF, one of the most innovative fixed income ETFs launched in Europe over the last twenty years… »

St James's Place terminates funds mandate with Woodford Investment Management

Wed, 05/06/2019 - 16:54

Wealth management group St James's Place has terminated its mandate with Woodford Investment Management (WIM), and is appointing Columbia Threadneedle Asset Management (Columbia Threadneedle) and RWC Partners (RWC) as managers of its UK High Income Unit Trust, UK Equity (Life and Pension), Income Distribution (Life) and SJPI UK High Income funds. »

Pramol Dhawan, PIMCO

PIMCO launches PIMCO GIS Emerging Markets Opportunity Fund

Wed, 05/06/2019 - 16:05

Fixed income investment firm PIMCO has launched the PIMCO GIS Emerging Markets Opportunity Fund, which applies a flexible approach to invest in a wide range of fixed income securities issued by companies or governments economically tied to emerging market countries. »


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