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

Jan 16th, 2018 | By
Fidelity introduces currency hedging on smart beta income 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.



First Trust introduces CAD-hedged units of US sector ETFs

Dec 8th, 2017 | By
First Trust introduces CAD-hedged units of US sector ETFs

First Trust Portfolios Canada has introduced currency-hedged units for four of its US sector ETFs currently listed on Toronto Stock Exchange. The four ETFs in question provide exposure to Russell 1000 equities from the consumer staples, industrials, technology, and healthcare sectors using the AlphaDEX methodology as a stock selection overlay.



O’Shares to close two currency-hedged quality dividend ETFs

Nov 21st, 2017 | By
Connor O'Brien, CEO of O'Shares

Boston-based ETF issuer O’Shares Investments has announced the closing of two ETFs which provide currency-hedged exposure to high quality dividend-paying equities listed in Europe and Asia Pacific. Connor O’Brien, CEO of O’Shares, commented: “The decision has been made to close the funds so we can direct resources to developing new O’Shares ETFs to meet investors’ demand for different strategies.”



First Asset launches unhedged Tech Giants ETF share class

Sep 1st, 2017 | By
First Asset launches unhedged Tech Giants ETF share class

First Asset Investment Management has launched a new share class of the First Asset Tech Giants Covered Call ETF (Toronto: TXF) which will trade under the ticker code TXF.B.



Deutsche introduces GBP-hedged MSCI World ETF to Switzerland

Aug 10th, 2017 | By
Deutsche introduces GBP-hedged MSCI World ETF to Switzerland

Deutsche Asset Management has launched a new share class for the db x-trackers MSCI World Index UCITS ETF, listed on SIX Swiss Exchange. The new share class (Ticker: XDWG) allows investors to gain access to the performance of the MSCI World Index, a widely followed benchmark for global equities performance, while hedging currency risk relative to the British pound.



UBS cross-lists six GBP-hedged equity ETFs on SIX

Aug 9th, 2017 | By
UBS cross-lists six GBP-hedged equity ETFs on SIX

UBS has cross-listed six ETFs on SIX Swiss Exchange, providing currency-hedged exposure to the performance of equities listed in the US, the eurozone or Japan. The ETFs track broad-market indices created by MSCI and offer either accumulating or distributing treatment of income generated within their portfolios.



Deutsche rolls out GBP-hedged share class for MSCI World ETF

Aug 8th, 2017 | By
Fidelity introduces currency hedging on smart beta income ETFs

Deutsche Asset Management has launched a new share class for its db x-trackers MSCI World Index UCITS ETF, listed on the London Stock Exchange. The new share class (Ticker: XDWG) allows investors to gain access to the performance of the MSCI World Index, a widely followed benchmark for global equities performance, while hedging currency risk relative to the British pound.



IndexIQ slashes fees on 50% hedged international equity ETFs

Jul 13th, 2017 | By
IndexIQ launches US large cap multi-factor ETF

IndexIQ has lowered the total expense ratios for its suite of 50 percent currency hedged equity ETFs. The NYSE Arca-listed ETFs provide exposure to international, European and Japanese equities by tracking indices developed by FTSE Russell. Salvatore Bruno, IndexIQ’s chief investment officer, said: “We’re pleased to make it more cost-efficient for investors to access the benefits of our 50 percent hedged suite of international equity ETFs. With these lower fees, this innovative family of funds is even better positioned for future growth.”



UBS rolls out currency hedged MSCI Europe ETF on Borsa Italiana

Jul 11th, 2017 | By
UBS rolls out currency hedged MSCI Europe ETF on Borsa Italiana

UBS has launched the UBS MSCI Europe UCITS hedged to EUR ETF (EUREUA) on Borsa Italiana, providing exposure to approximately 85% of the market capitalization across 15 developed markets in Europe while hedging currency risk relative to the euro.