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Solactive celebrates 10th anniversary

Oct 31st, 2017 | By
Solactive celebrates 10th anniversary

Frankfurt-based index provider Solactive is celebrating ten years since its founding in 2007. The firm has grown to produce more than 4,500 indices for over 350 clients and there are now over 260 ETFs tracking indices calculated by Solactive. Steffan Scheuble, CEO of Solactive, commented, “This has been a wonderful ten-year journey full of excitements and challenges.”



Global X launches ‘iconic brands’ ETF

Oct 17th, 2017 | By
Global X launches ‘iconic brands’ ETF

Global X has launched the Global X Iconic US Brands ETF (Bats: LOGO), an ETF that invests in US-listed companies that possess strong brand equity and have built long-term loyalty among American customers.



Global X’s Robotics & AI ETF passes $450m in assets, one year after launch

Sep 20th, 2017 | By
Global X Robotics & AI ETF passes $450m in assets one year after launch

The Global X Robotics and Artificial Intelligence ETF (BOTZ) from New York-based provider Global X has celebrated its one-year anniversary while surpassing $450 million in assets under management. Jay Jacobs, director of research at Global X, said, “We brought BOTZ to market to offer investors an efficient tool to access this technological revolution, and we’re pleased to see that the market has been receptive.”



Global X launches preferred stock ETF

Sep 14th, 2017 | By
Global X Robotics & AI ETF passes $450m in assets one year after launch

Global X has launched the Global X US Preferred ETF (BATS: PFFD) providing broad exposure to the income-orientated US preferred asset class. Jay Jacobs, director of research at Global X, commented: “Preferreds have attractive yields that set them apart from other traditional income-generating asset classes like investment grade bonds and REITs.”



Indxx launches smart beta Japan dividend index

Aug 22nd, 2017 | By
Nikko: Japan’s inflation and monetary policy outlook

Indxx, an index provider headquartered in New York, has launched the Indxx Dominant Dividend Japan Index. The smart beta index gives exposure to 50 high dividend paying stocks domiciled in Japan. Indxx has indicated the index is suitable for use as the underlying for ETF creation.



First robotics and automation ETF hits $1bn in assets

Aug 16th, 2017 | By
First robotics and automation ETF hits $1bn in assets

The ROBO Global Robotics & Automation Index ETF (Nasdaq: ROBO) recently surpassed $1 billion in assets under management (AUM). Launched in October 2013, the ETF was the first to offer thematic equity exposure to companies involved in the production and use of robotics, automation and related technologies.



Global X’s MLP ETF crosses $500m AUM on 5-year anniversary

May 4th, 2017 | By
Global X Robotics & AI ETF passes $450m in assets one year after launch

The Global X MLP ETF (NYSE: MLPA) has surpassed $500 million in assets under management, coinciding with the fund’s five year anniversary since its launch.



iShares launches Argentina ETF

May 2nd, 2017 | By
iShares launches Argentina ETF

iShares has launched the iShares MSCI Argentina and Global Exposure ETF (Bats: AGT). The ETF is designed to provide exposure to Argentina equity and companies with significant exposure to Argentina. The ETF may attract investors looking for a tactical play on whether Argentina will be reclassified from a frontier market to an emerging market following a review by MSCI scheduled for June 2017 – reclassification is expected to trigger as much as $1bn to flow into Argentinian equities.



Robotics ETFs record strong inflows as sector outperforms

Apr 13th, 2017 | By
Robotics ETFs record strong inflows as sector outperforms

According to a note from Bank of America Merrill Lynch, flows into robotic ETFs and mutual funds have grown significantly over the last year, swelling assets from around $5.1 billion to $8.9bn.



Trust Company of America launches ETF trading platform featuring Guggenheim and Global X

Apr 4th, 2017 | By
Trust Company of America launches ETF trading platform featuring Guggenheim and Global X

Trust Company of America, a provider of integrated technology, custody and management support for Registered Investment Advisors, has launched ETF Custody Advantage, a trading platform designed for exchange-traded funds. Joshua Pace, president and CEO, Trust Company of America, commented: “[Our] ETF platform will ensure investors receive greater levels of diversification through exposure to a wide array of asset classes.”