Ishares Self Driving Cars

Speedread: Europe: BlackRock lists self-driving car and short duration bond ETF London: Vanguard lists accumulating versions of ETFs Europe BlackRock lists electric cars and ultra short duration bond ETFs iShares is making a smooth sharp entry into two popular points of ETF product innovation: thematics and short duration. Listing two new funds in Europe: iShares Electric Vehicles and Driving Technology UCITS …

Small Cap High Beta

Speedread: Daiwa lists equally weighted JREIT fund in Tokyo Xtrackers small cap Europe fund comes OTC in the US Lyxor lists new ESG Europe fund in Paris USA Xtrackers Europe small capper goes OTC in the US DWS’s $770M Europe small cap tracker is now getting traded OTC in the US. The Xtrackers MSCI Europe Small Cap UCITS ETF (DBXVF) …

Canadian model portfolio ETFs get commoditised

Canada BMO follows Vanguard and lists model portfolio ETFs BMO, Canada’s second largest ETF provider by assets, is listing seven new ETFs on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Ticker Fund Name Management fee ZBAL BMO Balanced ETF 0.18% ZCON BMO Conservative ETF 0.18% ZGRO BMO Growth ETF 0.18% The first three – ZBAL, ZCON, ZGRO – are model portfolio gambits. They …

ULTUMUS EXPANDS INTO ASIA PACIFIC WITH NEW SINGAPORE OFFICE

ULTUMUS, the specialist ETF and Index managed data service company is continuing its rapid expansion with the announcement today that it has opened an office in Singapore, along with the expansion of its London headquarters.  The Singapore subsidiary will accommodate the rapid growth in the region and enables clients to be serviced around the clock. The new office in Robinson Road houses …

Short Duration Fad

USA Legg Mason lists actively managed short duration ETF Legg Mason subsidiary Western Asset is listing a new investment grade bond ETF that offers shorter duration exposure. The Western Asset Short Duration Income ETF (WINC) will invest 80% of its assets in US-dollar denominated investment grade bonds — of more or less any kind. These include corporate bonds, notes, debentures, …