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Global ETF launches 05-12.12.19

Global ETF launches 05-12.12.19

In a quiet week for new launches, REXShares expanded its MicroSectors line-up with a new ‘joint’ venture, the first leveraged (2x) cannabis-linked ETP in the US, plus a non-leveraged version too. Elsewhere, JP Morgan debuted a new emerging markets sovereign bonds ETF on Xetra, while LGIM partnered with index provider Foxberry to launch a new responsible investment fund…

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Global ETF launches 28.11-05.12.19

Global ETF launches 28.11-05.12.19

This week’s new ETF launches saw WisdomTree join the cryptocurrency party with the debut of a physically-backed bitcoin fund, its first cryptocurrency product, on SIX. The week’s other ‘exotic’ debutant meanwhile was a uranium mining ETF from ETC. There were also new offering from UBS, WisdomTree, State Street, Invesco and Amundi…

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Global ETF launches 21-28.11.19

Global ETF launches 21-28.11.19

This week’s ETF launches include two new income-focused funds from Pacific Global ETFs which are designed to complement the firm’s flagship offering, the Pacific Global US Equity Income ETF. Elsewhere, BlackRock launched a new iShares ETF on Xetra offering access to the performance of fixed and floating rate US dollar-denominated government or quasi-government emerging market bonds. Also new on Xetra this week is a Japanese equities ETF from Lyxor, while AgioFunds TFI debuted a new fund based on the WIG20shiort index on the Warsaw Stock Exchange… 

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Global ETF launches 14-21.11.19

Global ETF launches 14-21.11.19

This week’s new ETF launches include a couple of funds with a focus on the future – a SmartETFs Smart Transportation & Technology ETF from Guinness Atkinson and a NextGen Food & Sustainability ETF from Defiance. Elsewhere, First Trust debuted a factor-based fixed income UCITS ETF, while SSGA launched a new emerging markets Government bond fund, and Goldman Sachs added three smart beta ETFs to it’s offering.