LGIM Thematics

London, Germany, France, Italy ETF Securities makes thematic beta play ETF Securities is listing three new ETFs across Europe’s major exchanges that target emerging sectors of the economy. They are: ETFS Pharma Breakthrough GO UCITS ETF (BIOT, BIGT, ETLI) ETFS Ecommerce Logistics GO UCITS ETF (ECOM, ECOG) ETFS Battery Value-Chain GO UCITS ETF (BATT, BATG, BATE) BATT offers exposure to …

China Access & Small Cap

Hong Kong ChinaAMC lists Stock Connect ETF for foreign investors wanting A shares Chinese asset manager ChinaAMC is listing a new ETF that covers the progressive partial inclusion of A shares in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index over time. The China AMC MSCI China A Inclusion Index ETF (83197) is designed for global investors wanting to buy A shares, which might become a …

Yet Another Blockchain ETF

USA Metaurus lists two S&P 500 trackers of sorts Metaurus Advisors, a new issuer based in New York, is listing two funds that give S&P 500 exposure with a twist. The Metaurus US Equity Cumulative Dividends Fund (IDIV) aims to give the performance of dividends paid out on companies in the S&P, while giving them the option not to hold …

Emotional Bias

Canada Redwood lists a hedge fund style ETF Toronto-based issuer Redwood is listing a new ETF on NEO Exchange, a Canadian stock exchange that blocks high-frequency trading. The Redwood Behavioural Opportunities Fund (BHAV) tries to make the most investor behavioural biases and market inefficiencies. To this end, it will target several biases, including: emotional cascade, earnings overreaction, indexing bias, unloved …

Global ETF Monitor – 20170524

Europe Lyxor has launched a new ETF in Italy focussed on large and Mid cap companies, focussed on the new Italian tax exemptions for individuals (PIR): ITAPIR Powershares has launched a new S&P 500 QVM ETF listed in London & Paris  PQVM PQVG UBS is due to launch two new versions of the Bloomberg Constant Maturity Index ETF in Germany next …

Global ETF Monitor – 20170522

Americas Granite Shares (a new ETF provider) has launched two new commodity ETFS, one with the Bloomberg Commodity Index & the S&P GSCI Total Return Index: COMB, COMG Europe Ishares has launched two new ETFs on the LSE, Europe Mid Cap – ACC, ISEUMD,  MSCI WORLD HEDGED GBP, IWDG Amundi has launched a new share class on the MSCI EM Markets, AEME …

Global ETF Monitor – 20170519

Europe Source / Invesco is launching a new Bloomberg Commodity ex Ag on Xetra  at the same low OCF 0.19% at the end of the month: XAAG BNP is launching a range of Metal ETCs on Xetra, Alu, Copper, Nickel, Zinc, Tin, Lead & EUR hedged Gold and Palladium: B4NP, B4NQ, B4NR, B4NS, B4NT, B4NU, B4NV, B4NW