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BlackRock introduces distributing share class for giant iShares EM ETF

Mar 13th, 2018 | By
MSCI Emerging Markets Index ETF

BlackRock has introduced a distributing share class (EIMU LN) for its giant iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets IMI UCITS ETF on London Stock Exchange.

A sunny start to the year for Brazilian equity ETFs

Mar 5th, 2018 | By
A sunny start to the year

So far this year, ETFs tracking Brazilian equity indices have reflected the country’s sunny summer weather. The Ibovespa, an index representing around 60 highly traded stocks listed on the São Paulo stock exchange and the underlying reference for the Lyxor Brazil (Ibovespa) UCITS ETF (RIOU_LN), is up some 10% year-to-date on the back of an improving economic background.

Assets tracking Scientific Beta indices top $25bn

Feb 21st, 2018 | By
ERI Scientific Beta rolls out multi-strategy smart beta indices

Smart beta index provider ERI Scientific Beta has announced that assets tracking its indices reached $25 billion at the end of December 2017, up substantially from 30 June 2017 when assets under replication amounted to $16bn. Professor Noël Amenc, CEO of Scientific Beta, said, “[The indices] remain based on the double diversification of factor and specific risks, and do not sacrifice the latter in favour of a concentrated portfolio optimised in-sample.”

Amundi cross-lists equity ETFs on SIX

Feb 16th, 2018 | By
Amundi cross-lists four ETFs on the SIX

Amundi has cross-listed two equity ETFs onto SIX Swiss Exchange, further expanding its Swiss offering. One of the funds to be cross-listed tracks the EURO STOXX 50 and has been made available in three separate share classes. The other tracks the CAC 40.

ETFs attract €96.6 billion net inflows in January, finds Amundi

Feb 15th, 2018 | By
ETFs attract €96.6 billion net inflows in January, finds Amundi

Global ETF flows continued their positive trend in January 2018, with an increase of €96.6 billion, according to data from European ETF provider Amundi. The US market gained most of the inflows, at €78.6bn, against €13.2bn for the European market. Research by EY suggests that ETF assets have the potential to hit $7.6 trillion by the end of 2020.

Amundi rolls out nine ETFs on Deutsche Börse

Feb 6th, 2018 | By
Amundi rolls out nine ETFs on Deutsche Börse

Amundi has launched nine new ETFs on Deutsche Börse, offering investors a variety of exposures including equities, real estate, and government and corporate bonds.

Amundi builds out ETF offering on SIX Swiss Exchange

Jan 31st, 2018 | By
BlackRock extends iShares offering on SIX Swiss Exchange

Amundi has cross-listed four equity ETFs onto SIX Swiss Exchange in Zurich, expanding its offering for Switzerland-based investors looking for locally listed access. Three of the ETFs track MSCI indices, while the fourth tracks an index from S&P Dow Jones Indices. They include Europe ex-Switzerland, world energy, world financials and global luxury exposures, all based on developed-market stocks.

Amundi adds five ETFs to Borsa Italiana

Jan 30th, 2018 | By
Amundi cross-lists five ETFs to Borsa Italiana

Amundi has cross-listed a medley of five equity ETFs to Borsa Italiana in Milan, expanding its footprint in the Italian market. The ETFs – which offer a varied assortment of exposures – provide a locally listed access point for domestic Italian investors. They include sector-specific exposures to energy, financials and luxury goods; Italian large-caps; and a play on US share buybacks.

Amundi posts 50% organic ETF growth in 2017

Jan 23rd, 2018 | By
Core strategies help Amundi post 50% organic ETF growth in 2017

Amundi has reported that total assets invested in its line-up of ETFs grew to €38 billion in 2017, with record net inflows of over €10bn representing organic growth of 50%. Fannie Wurtz, managing director at Amundi ETF, Indexing & Smart Beta, commented, “2017 has been a record year for Amundi ETF, powered by our ability to deliver solutions for both retail and institutional client segments, which are growing significantly.”

Amundi cross-lists European multi-factor market neutral ETF

Jan 17th, 2018 | By
Amundi cross-lists European multi-factor market neutral ETF

Amundi has cross-listed the Amundi European Equity Multi Factor Market Neutral ETF (MKTN FP) onto Deutsche Börse and Borsa Italiana. The fund offers hedge-fund-like returns by providing a means for investors to gain access to the long-term potential of factor risk premia without being exposed to the overall direction of European equity markets.