S&P 500 Bonds

USA ProShares lists S&P 500 Bond ETF ProShares is listing an ETF that invests in the investment-grade bonds of S&P 500 companies. The ProShares S&P 500 Bond ETF (SPXB) will do this by tracking the S&P 500/Market Access Investment Grade Corporate Bond Index, which compiles the corporate debt issues by S&P 500 companies and their subsidiaries. From the 5000 bonds issued …

ESG from Xtrackers

Germany DWS to list four ESG ETFs X Trackers is gearing up to list four new ESG ETFs that track MSCI indexes. Xtrackers ESG MSCI USA UCITS ETF (XZMU) Xtrackers ESG MSCI Europe UCITS ETF (XZEU) Xtrackers ESG MSCI World UCITS ETF (XZW0) Xtrackers ESG MSCI Japan UCITS ETF (XZMJ) Judging by the index handbook published by MSCI, all four products are …

ETF Edge

Our invitation to demo and trial ETF Edge, the leading Global ETF data management service from ULTUMUS We’re delighted to announce the latest production release of ETF Edge, our leading Global ETF data management service, providing a single web-based data feed and front-end solution to manage global ETFs, including new Global ETF launches, listings and corporate actions. What the market has been …

Preferred Stock

USA Virtus lists actively managed preferred stock ETF New York-based Virtus ETF is listing a new actively managed preferred stock ETF that looks like a traditional actively managed fund. The Virtus InfraCap US Preferred Stock ETF (PFFA) will swallow up the preferred stock of US-listed companies while performing cool tricks like borrowing money from banks and buying and selling options. …

Hybrid Gold

USA Actively managed hybrid gold ETF from iShares It’s almost as if they’re trying to time the market. Right in time for the potential bear market iShares is rolling out a gold tracker. The iShares Gold Exposure ETF (GLDF) will seek to provide total return exposure to gold, while partly avoiding the ETC structure that’s usually used for total return …

What would Larry think?

USA iShares lists actively managed inflation-proof corporate bond ETF iShares is listing an actively managed investment-grade corporate bond ETF that uses derivatives to reduce inflation. The iShares Inflation Hedged Corporate Bond ETF (LQDI) will invest, interestingly, mostly in another iShares ETF: the iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (LQD). And will invest around 80% of the fund’s assets in …

CDS ETF

USA An ETF that doesn’t remember 2008 Did you ever think that no-one should trust rating agencies after the 2008 financial crisis? Did you think credit default swaps were some of the most toxic sludge ever spewed out of Wall St? If so, this isn’t the ETF for you…   Principal Funds is listing a new actively managed ETF that …

ETF for IRS

USA Actively managed tax ETF from Schroders and Hartford Hartford and Schroders are teaming up to list a new actively managed fixed income ETF that targets tax efficiency. The Hartford Schroders Tax-Aware Bond ETF (HTAB) will invest in investment-grade bonds issued by both public and private organisations, in the US and overseas.   More uniquely, HTAB fund will use “a …

Charitable ETF

USA Not-for-profit Impact Shares lists fund raising ETFs New not-for-profit issuer Impact Shares has listed two ETFs backed by charity groups the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and the YWCA Metropolitan Chicago. The stated aim of these ETFs is to provide a fundraising arm for the YWCA and the NAACP. The funds do this by using the …

PGIM Joins ETF PURSUIT….

US Prudential’s PGIM enters ETF marketplace PGIM has rolled out one of the cheapest actively managed fixed-income ETFs in the world in the trending ultrashort bond space. The PGIM Ultra Short Bond ETF (PULS) will invest in investment grade US-dollar short-term fixed, variable and floating rate debt instruments.   Under normal market conditions, PULS will invest at least 80% in …