Global ETF Monitor – 20170630

 

Asia:

Samsung has listed a new leveraged Korean oil note, the Samsung Leverage WTI Crude Oil Futures ETN 31 (530031). The ETN aims to track the S&P GSCI Crude Oil 2X Leveraged TR Index. It is the second ETN to track this index, the other being issued by Yuanta, a Taiwanese issuer.

Samsung has also listed two new covered call ETNs Samsung Securities Samsung K200 Call 1807-01 ETN 34 (530034, 530035), which track the KOSPI 200 Covered Call Index.

Europe:

UBS has cross listed its UBS MSCI USA Select Factor Mix (Net Return) ETF into Milan. USFMD

Americas:

Goldman Sachs has launched a new ETF, Goldman Sachs Equal Weight U.S. Large Cap Equity ETF (GSEW), which tracks the Solactive Equal Weight US Large Cap Index. The index captures the 500 largest American companies and weighs them equally.

Active ETF specialist AdvisorShares has launched a new ETF offering exposure to the press and tech sectors, the AdvisorShares New Tech and Media ETF (FNG). FNG invests at least 80% of its assets (in technology and media companies, including social media and internet retail companies.

iShares has launched two new socially responsible bond ETFs, the iShares ESG USD Corporate Bond ETF, (SUSC) which tracks the Bloomberg Barclays MSCI US Corporate ESG Focus Index; and the iShares TR ESG 1-5 YR USD Corporate Bond ETF (SUSB), which tracks mid-term bonds of US corporates that fulfil certain ESG criteria.