‘ Currency-hedged ’

Invesco introduces euro-hedged share class for US preferred shares ETF

Apr 23rd, 2018 | By
Invesco launches new share class for its preferred shares ETF

Invesco has introduced a currency-hedged share class of its recently listed PowerShares Preferred Shares UCITS ETF, which provides exposure to preferred shares issued in the US. The new share class, which mitigates exchange rate risk between the US dollar and the euro, has been listed on Xetra and Börse Frankfurt.



BlackRock introduces euro-hedging for two HY corporate bond ETFs

Apr 13th, 2018 | By
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BlackRock has introduced two new currency-hedged share classes for two of its high yield corporate bond ETFs listed on Deutsche Börse. The funds offer exposure to US dollar-denominated corporate bonds and global fallen angel bonds, while the new share classes mitigate exchange rate risk relative to the euro.



ETFs for Japan’s ongoing turnaround

Apr 5th, 2018 | By
Japan equity indices slide on BoJ policies and Brexit fears

The Japanese market has come a long way since the so-called ‘lost decade,’ a period of severe economic stagnation for the country, following the Nikkei 225 index’s plunge from its all-time high of 38,957 in the winter of 1989. Investors seeking to benefit from the country’s ongoing turnaround have a multitude of interesting ETFs to choose from.



UBS lists JPY-hedged class for MSCI ACWI ESG ETF on SIX Swiss

Mar 21st, 2018 | By
UBS lists JPY-hedged class for global ESG ETF

UBS Asset Management has introduced a new Japanese yen-hedged share class for the UBS MSCI ACWI ESG Universal UCITS ETF on SIX Swiss Exchange, providing JPY-referenced investors currency-hedged exposure to global stocks with high environmental, social, and governance (ESG) standards.



UBS introduces GBP-hedged share classes on two commodity ETFs

Mar 7th, 2018 | By
UBS introduces GBP-hedging on Bloomberg commodity ETFs

UBS has extended its currency-hedged product suite with the introduction of pound sterling-hedged share classes on a pair of commodity ETFs. They are the UBS CMCI ex-Agriculture SF UCITS (hedged to GBP) ETF (CCXAG SW) and the UBS Bloomberg Commodity CMCI SF UCITS (hedged to GBP) ETF (BCCMG SW).



Brompton Funds to convert healthcare and tech funds to ETFs

Feb 28th, 2018 | By
Brompton Funds Healthcare Technology ETFs

Canada-based Brompton Funds has announced that its Global Healthcare Income & Growth Fund and Tech Leaders Income Fund will convert from closed-end investment funds into ETFs, as of 3 April 2018.



SSGA introduces currency-hedging for global aggregate bond ETF

Feb 21st, 2018 | By
SSGA rolls out currency-hedging for Bloomberg Barclays global aggregate bond ETF

State Street Global Advisors has introduced three currency-hedged share classes for the recently launched European-listed SPDR Barclays Global Aggregate UCITS ETF. The new share classes offer currency hedging relative to US dollars, pounds sterling, or euros.



Lyxor cross-lists green bond ETF on Deutsche Börse

Jan 24th, 2018 | By
Lyxor cross-lists EUR-hedged green bond ETF on Deutsche Börse

Lyxor has cross-listed the Lyxor Green Bond Monthly Hedged UCITS ETF on Deutsche Börse, offering access to the performance of euro- and dollar-denominated ‘green bonds’, as defined by the Climate Bond Initiative, issued by investment-grade companies. The ETF, which is linked to the Solactive Green Bond EUR USD IG Index, incorporates an in-built currency hedge, hedging the US dollar-denominated portion of the portfolio back to the euro.



Fidelity introduces GBP-hedged share classes for smart beta income ETFs

Jan 16th, 2018 | By
UBS introduces GBP-hedging on Bloomberg commodity ETFs

Fidelity International has introduced currency-hedged share classes for three of its London-listed smart beta income ETFs. Investors will now have the option of currency hedging with pound sterling on the Fidelity Europe Quality Income UCITS ETF (FEQP LN), Fidelity US Quality Income UCITS ETF (FUSP LN), and Fidelity Global Quality Income UCITS ETF (FGQP LN).



Deutsche closes European and EM high dividend ETFs

Dec 18th, 2017 | By
Deutsche closes European and emerging markets high dividend ETFs

Deutsche Asset Management has closed two Xtrackers ETFs – the Xtrackers MSCI Emerging Markets High Dividend Yield Hedged Equity ETF (HDEE US) and the Xtrackers MSCI Eurozone High Dividend Yield Hedged Equity ETF (HDEZ US). The funds were de-listed from Cboe ETF Marketplace on 18 December 2017.