Green Energy

USA ALPS lists green energy ETF Denver-based DST Systems-owned ALPS ETF Trust is listing a new fund that targets green energy. The ALPS Clean Energy ETF (ACES) will track an index made of US and Canadian companies “involved in the clean energy sector including renewables and clean technology,” the prospectus says. The index will be built by the Atlantic Trust Company. …

The Golden Rule

USA World Gold Council underprices everyone on gold ETFs The World Gold Council – the driving force behind the world’s largest gold ETF (GLD) – is rolling out a second gold ETF in an effort to underprice iShares’ IAU and GraniteShares’ BAR, the two cheapest gold ETFs.   The SPDR Gold MiniShares Trust (GLDM) will be structured in the same …

Fighting Robots

USA iShares lists same but different robotics ETF iShares is listing a robotics ETF in the US, following in the footsteps of iShares UK. The iShares Robotics and Artificial Intelligence ETF (IRBO) will bear the same name as it’s UK counterpart, but have a very different index and investment style (discussed below). IRBO will track the NYSE FactSet Global Robotics and …

Ishares Cyber Security

London iShares lists, re-lists and cross lists iShares is listing three new ETFs on the London Stock Exchange while re-listing another, in a piece of corporate acrobatics. iShares Digital Security UCITS ETF (LOCK, SHLD) iShares Euro Corp Bond SRI UCITS ETF (SUOE) iShares Broad USD High Yield Corporate Bond UCITS ETF (HYUS) iShares Euro Floating Rate Bond UCITS ETF (EFRN) …

Purrfect ETF

USA This ETMF will make money from your dog “The more I learn of man, the more I love my dog,” Mark Twain famously quipped. And New York-based asset manager Gabelli Funds has taken note, listing a new ETMF that tracks the pet industry.   The Gabelli Pet Parent Fund (PETZC) will use the Eaton Vance-patented ETMF technology to invest …

JPM vanilla

USA JP Morgan crashes plain vanilla party It’s better late than never. JP Morgan is gatecrashing the US ETF party, rolling out three plain vanilla under its “BetaBuilders” sub-brand. Until now, JP Morgan has offered its ultracheap BetaBuilder funds only in Europe, preferring to list more exotic and alternative ETFs in the US, such as hedge fund inspired “event-driven” and …

Its Raining Bonds

It’s a big day in London…   London JP Morgan lists four bond ETFs JP Morgan is listing four new bond ETFs on the London Stock Exchange: JPMorgan ETFs (Ireland) ICAV – GBP Ultra Short Income UCITS ETF (JGST) JPMorgan ETFs (Ireland) ICAV – EUR Ultra Short Income UCITS ETF (JEST) JPMorgan ETFs (Ireland) ICAV – BetaBuilders UK Gilts 1-5yr UCITS …

ULTUMUS Funded by Largest ETF PE Fund

ULTUMUS SECURES SECOND ROUND FUNDING FROM ETFS CAPITAL. ULTUMUS, the specialist ETF and Index data/technology vendor, is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed a second round funding from ETFS Capital. The parties anticipate this new funding is more than sufficient to provide all the capital needed by ULTUMUS to continue its long- term growth strategy, without the requirement …

Goldman Sachs JUST ESG ETF

USA Goldman Sachs lists an ESG ETF Goldman Sachs is teaming up with the Just Capital Foundation, the charity of billionaire Paul Tudor Jones, to list a new ESG ETF. The Goldman Sachs JUST US Large Cap Equity ETF (JUST) will invest in companies that engage in “just business behavior” based on rankings produced by Just Capital Foundation, the prospectus says. …

Jim Rogers lists an ETF

USA Jim Rogers lists a country strategy ETF of ETFs, helped by AI Defying his own warnings of a pending bear market, finance legend Jim Rogers is listing a country strategy ETF of ETFs that uses AI to time the market. The Global Macro ETF (BIKR) will invest in plain vanilla single-country ETFs that track the major indexes of rich …