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Global ETF launches 12-19.12.19

Global ETF launches 12-19.12.19

ESG-focused funds take centre stage in this week’s new ETF launches with two new funds from IndexIQ launched in partnership with a CANDRIAM, and a new offering from PIMCO. BetaShares gets in on the act too, with the addition of a new Diversified Bond ETF to its ethical range of funds. Elsewhere, Tabula debuted three new funds on Xetra offering exposure to European investment grade and high yield corporate credit via highly liquid credit default swap indices…

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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.