4th July Flex ETFs

USA Northern Trust likes quality Northern Trust-owned FlexShares is listing three new smart beta ETFs, adding more quality factor funds to its line-up. FlexShares US Quality Low Volatility Index Fund (QLV) – 0.22% FlexShares Developed Markets ex-US Quality Low Volatility Index Fund (QLVD) – 0.32% FlexShares Emerging Markets Quality Low Volatility Index Fund (QLVE) – 0.40% All three funds are much the same. …

LGIM glugs on Thematics

London LGIM digs heals in on thematics LGIM is widening outs its thematic ETF offering, listing three new funds targeting water, medical technology and artificial intelligence. The L&G Artificial Intelligence UCITS ETF (AIAI) The L&G Healthcare Breakthrough UCITS ETF (DOCT) The L&G Clean Water UCITS ETF (GLUG) AIAI and DOCT will track Robo Global indexes that are, in effect, actively …