Horizons ETFs has launched the Horizons Global Uranium Index ETF which is now trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol HURA.
The sensationalist press, us included, can’t help but write about this subject – filling it with heavy puns, as we go. However, the increasing legalisation of marijuana, either as a medical drug or for recreational use, is creating a decent sized market for investors who want to be ahead of the trend.
This week saw the arrival of a new player on the ETF stage, Accelerate Financial Technologies, with the firm launching a suite of funds offering access to hedge fund and private equity-like investment strategies. Elsewhere, BlackRock added a new iShares ESG ETF to its offering, while TD Asset management debuted three new funds and Amplify ETFs launched a fund offering exposure to the P2P and crowdfunding sector…
April proved to be the third strongest month on record for the Tradeweb European ETF marketplace, with total traded volume amounting to EUR26 billion. Meanwhile, half of transactions in European-listed ETFs were processed via AiEX, Tradeweb’s Automated Intelligent Execution tool.
Columbia Threadneedle is to liquidate the Columbia Beyond BRICs ETF (BBRC), Columbia EM Quality Dividend ETF (HILO), Columbia India Infrastructure ETF (INXX) and Columbia India Small Cap ETF (SCIN).
April saw the launch of the first actively managed ETF with a dedicated cannabis investment mandate domiciled in the United States, the AdvisorShares Pure Cannabis ETF, YOLO.
Greater legalisation of marijuana across the world has boosted the sector.
Accelerate Financial Technologies has launched three zero management fee, performance fee only alternative exchange traded funds (Accelerate Alt ETFs).
Amplify ETFs has launched theAmplify CrowdBureau Peer-to-Peer Lending & Crowdfunding ETF (LEND), an index-based ETF that seeks exposure to the peer-to-peer (P2P) lending and equity crowdfunding ecosystem.
TD Asset Management (TDAM) has launched three new TD Exchange-Traded Funds on the Toronto Stock Exchange – the TD Active Global Enhanced Dividend ETF (TGED), the TD Systematic International Equity Low Volatility ETF (TILV), and the TD Global Technology Leaders Index ETF (TEC).
Hot on the heels of last week’s new Saudi Arabia-focused ETF from HSBC GAM comes a new iShares offering from BlackRock tracking the same MSCI Saudi Arabia 20/35 index. Elsewhere, HANetf launched a new Middle East-focused fund too, this time offering access to the performance of Kuwaiti companies, while JP Morgan expanded its fixed income ETF offering, and UBS debuted a new international development bank bond ETF…
ETFs are uniquely well designed for a niche industry and this week sees us interviewing Jay Rhame of Reaves Asset Management, a firm that is proud of its four decades of focus on the US utilities sector.
SoFi has expanded its ETF offering with the launch of two new funds – the SoFi Gig Economy ETF (GIGE) and the SoFi 50 ETF (SFYF).