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Global ETF launches 08-15.10.20

Global ETF launches 08-15.10.20

Invesco has been busy on the new ETF front this week with the launch of the Invesco S&P/TSX Composite ESG Index ETF and the Invesco QQQ Innovation Suite, which sees four new funds join the original Invesco QQQ ETF – launched 20 years ago – to provide investors with access to the NASDAQ-100 Index and NASDAQ Next Generation 100 Index through a variety of investment structures and exposures. Elsewhere, Red Gate Advisers partnered with  Blue Tractor and Stance Capital to launch a semi-transparent ETF, while HSBC GAM debuted a sustainable Equity UCITS ETF, and Quikro launched Europe’s first thematic ETF focusing exclusively on digital infrastructure and connectivity… 

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Global ETF launches 01-08.10.20

Global ETF launches 01-08.10.20

‘Blue economy’ companies are the focus of one of this week’s new ETF launches – the BNP Paribas Easy ECPI Global ESG Blue Economy UCITS ETF – which gives investors access to industrial companies focused on the recycling of waste and the use of renewable resources to optimise energy, water and raw material consumption and increase productivity, including protecting the world’s oceans. The pick of the week’s other newcomers includes Innovator Capital Management’s Innovator Stacker ETFs which offer a “stacked” or multiple exposure on the upside, to a cap, with a single exposure to the downside, plus the fourth structured outcome ETF from TrueMark.

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Global ETF launches 24.09-01.10.20

Global ETF launches 24.09-01.10.20

Special Purpose Acquisition Companies, or SPACS, have been all the rage in 2020 and now investors can get access to the most liquid SPAC IPOs in a diversified basket with the Defiance Next Gen SPAC Derived ETF. Other notable newcomers in a busy week for ETF launches, include the first actively-managed, Shariah-compliant, global equity ETF from Almalia, plus Red Gate Advisers' Stance Equity ESG Large Cap Core ETF, which is the first fund to utilise Blue Tractor's shielded alpha ETF wrapper. 

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Global ETF launches 17-24.09.20

Global ETF launches 17-24.09.20

This week’s new ETF launches includes a suite of five funds from CI Financial’s US affiliate Cabana Asset Management on the NYSE, which are based on the firm’s existing Target Drawdown Professional Series of separately managed accounts (SMAs) and aim to maintain and grow wealth over the long term with drawdown percentages ranging from 5-16 per cent. Elsewhere, RBC iShares added two new funds to its fixed-income line-up, HSBC debuted a sustainable investments fund on Xetra, and Invesco  launched the first euro-denominated hybrids bond ETF.

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Global ETF launches 10-17.09.20

Global ETF launches 10-17.09.20

A real mixed bag of new ETFs this week includes Innovator Capital Management’s new Stacker funds, the world’s first ETFs to offer a multiple exposure on the upside, to a cap, with a single exposure to the downside, plus a new Tabula fund designed to take advantage of the steepness in investment grade credit curves. We also have several new Xtrackers funds from DWS, three additions to Invesco’s BulletShares suite, as Nasdaq next 50 ETF from VictoryShares, plus a new ‘all-in-one’ retirement ETF from Vanguards based on eight existing equity and fixed income funds.