Inderpal Gujral, head of product at STOXX, has seen recent market volatility shining a bright light onto their range of Minimum Variance Indices, designed to reduce risk by attempting to minimise the variance (and thus volatility) of a portfolio.
Fidelity Investments Canada plans to launch a suite of factor-based ETFs and mutual funds for financial advisers and individual investors.
ETF provider Global X Funds has launched the Global X Adaptive US Factor ETF.
ETF data provider ETFGI reports that assets invested in Smart Beta ETFs and ETPs listed globally reached a new high of USD659 billion, following net inflows of USD6.27 billion and market movements during July.
ETF data provider ETFGI reports that assets invested in active ETFs and ETPs listed globally reached a new high of USD95.9 billion in July, following net inflows of USD3.59 billion and market moves.
In their latest review for TETF, the index that is based on the ETF industry, Toroso Investments has declared smart beta to be dead.
UBS has issued two equity ETFs designed to enable investors to participate in the performance of companies selected on the basis of the six risk factors of momentum, value, quality, return, volatility and size(ETFs) on Xetra and Börse Frankfurt.
ETF provider WisdomTree has launched the WisdomTree EUR Government Bond Enhanced Yield UCITS ETF (GOVE) and the WisdomTree EUR Aggregate Bond Enhanced Yield UCITS ETF (YLD) on the Deutsche Börse Xetra.
ETF data provider ETFGI reports that net new assets gathered by Smart Beta ETFs/ETPs listed globally were USD5.28 billion during May 2018.
China Post Global has launched the Market Access STOXX China A Minimum Variance Index UCITS ETF, saying it is the first smart beta ETF on China to launch in Europe.