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Global ETF launches 13-20.02.20

Global ETF launches 13-20.02.20

It may have been a quiet week for ETF launches, but there were still some notable debutants including the first two funds from Europe’s newest ETF provider Rize ETF and a gold ETC from the Royal Mint. Elsewhere, Lyxor expanded its fixed income range with three new ETFs built to provide a more sustainable exposure to High Yield bonds. 

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Global ETF launches 06-13.02.20

Global ETF launches 06-13.02.20

This week’s new ETF launches include a new proposition for environmentally minded investors, a new actively managed fund from Ossiam which will focus on companies with a track record of low CO2 emissions. UBS debuted a new fund with ‘principles’ too, this week, an ETF offering investors access to companies that are highly committed to sustainability and gender equality issues. Elsewhere, Amundi expanded its Prime ETF range, while JPMAM launched a new fixed income multi-factor fund, and First Trust debuted the Value Line Dividend UCITS ETF…

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Global ETF launches 30.01-06.02.20

Global ETF launches 30.01-06.02.20

This week’s new ETF launches include a couple of offerings for bond investors with the debut of a new short-term US government bond fund from Invesco, and a new green bond ETF from Lyxor, both on Xetra. Elsewhere, First Trust launched a new merger arbitrage fund, plus the First Trust Capital Strength UCITS ETF, which is based on one of the company’s best-selling US strategies…

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Global ETF launches 23-30.01.20

Global ETF launches 23-30.01.20

The pick of this week's new ETF launches is a suite of three liquid alternative funds from CI Investments, which employ hedge fund-like strategies including short-selling and leverage. Amundi meanwhile, launched ten new funds on Xetra, a mix of equity and bond index ETFs, while the latest low-cost offering from Invesco provides exposure to the US Treasury Bond market…

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VanEck ups its game in a world where stock picking is harder than rocket science

VanEck ups its game in a world where stock picking is harder than rocket science

By Allan Lane, Algo-Chain – Under the spotlight today is VanEck's Vectors Video Gaming and eSports UCITS ETF which provides investors with a one-click opportunity to access the brave new world of competitive video gaming.  As a professional player one can compete for prize money that even Tiger Woods would be proud to win, and partly explains why the early revenue growth has been close to 40 per cent since 2015.  

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State Street-iCapital Network partnership provides HNWIs with access to private markets investments

State Street-iCapital Network partnership provides HNWIs with access to private markets investments

State Street is aiming to provide its alternative fund manager clients with a simple and efficient way to launch registered private equity, private credit, real estate and infrastructure investment products aimed at high net worth investors and family offices, through a new partnership with iCapital Network.

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Global ETF launches 16-23.01.20

Global ETF launches 16-23.01.20

This week’s new launches include a first from Amun with the debut of a bitcoin inverse tracker ETP providing investors with exposure to negative bitcoin price movements. Elsewhere, UBS launched a new commodities carry trade ETF, while Russell Investments debuted its initial actively managed exchange-traded fund series (ETF series) based on key Russell Investments mutual funds.