MLP BDC ETF

Speedread Virtus is listing two new ETFs: a BDC ETF, in an attempt to underprice VanEck; and an MLP ETF USA Virtus lists MLP, BDC ETFs The ‘hunt for yield’ the past decade has sent investors to corners of the US capital markets they never knew existed. Two of those places are BDCs and MLPs. Both, which promise dividend yields …

Noahs Ark

Speedread: ARK lists actively managed fintech ETF in the US, to challenge Global X AdvisorShares lists cloud technology ETF in the US   USA ARK lists actively managed fintech ETF ARK, one of the most successful ETF newcomers, is listing a first of a kind actively managed fintech ETF, which aims to invest in companies driving technological change in finance …

JPMorgan New Bond

USA JPMorgan lists another actively managed bond ETF JP Morgan is listing another actively managed bond ETF as part of its broad based product roll out. The JPMorgan Core Plus Bond ETF (JCPB) will aim to deliver more income than other core bond ETFs, while still acting as a low cost core bond fund (0.40% total fee). JCPB will invest …

Canadian Market Neutral

Speedread: Desjardin is listing Canada’s first market neutral ETF Minnesota based Aware is listing an ultra-short duration ETF in the US Canada Desjardin lists Canada’s first market neutral ETF Let’s start with a fun fact: Quebec has the world’s highest density of credit union membership. Now, with that in mind… Desjardin, the $300B Quebecois credit union, is listing Canada’s first …

Tortoise on a cloud

Canada Fidelity digs in with several high quality low volatility ETFs Fidelity is carrying on with its global strategy to take ETFs more seriously, rolling out a smart beta ETF suite in Toronto.   Fidelity Canadian Low Volatility Index ETF (FCCL) – 0.35% Fidelity Canadian High Quality Index ETF (FCCQ) – 0.35% Fidelity International High Quality Index ETF (FCIQ) Fidelity …

Duration Managed MBS

  USA First Trust lists duration-managed MBS ETF First Trust is listing a first-of-a-kind actively managed duration ETF that looks to harvest higher income by investing in long duration mortgage-backed securities. The new fund, called the First Trust Long Duration Opportunities ETF (LGOV), will complement the ultra-successful $2.2B First Trust Low Duration Opportunities ETF (LMBS).   LGOV will invest in …

Ecommerce ETFs

Speedread: Amplify lists an international ecommerce ETF. But is ecommerce a bubble or a revolution? Japan gets a Topix ex-financials ETF via Mitsubishi In France, BNP Paribas is listing a fossil free corporate bond ETF USA Amplify lists international ecommerce ETF Amplify ETF is listing an international version of its successful online retail ETF. The Amplify International Online Retail ETF (XBUY) will …

Goldman Thematics

USA Goldman Sachs enters thematics Goldman Sachs is entering the thematics space – a pocket of the ETF industry once thought a “laughing stock” (to quote Bloomberg) – with five highly interesting new listings.   Goldman Sachs Motif New Age Consumer ETF (GBUY) – 0.50% Goldman Sachs Motif Data-Driven World ETF (GDAT) Goldman Sachs Motif Human Evolution ETF (GDNA) Goldman …

Actually Smart Beta

Speedread Direxion is listing a suite of first-of-a-kind ETFs that allow investors to bet certain sectors, countries or factors will beat others   Direxion lists 10 very interesting geared ETFs Leveraged ETF specialist Direxion is listing a dozen new ETFs, two of which simply expand the 3x bull and bear proposition to the newly redefined communications sector. The other 10 …