‘ Currency-hedged ’

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
British Pounds Sterling

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.



UBS launches currency-hedged Bloomberg commodity ETF on SIX

Jul 7th, 2017 | By
2018 target weights announced for Bloomberg Commodity Index

UBS has launched the UBS Bloomberg Commodity CMCI SF (hd to CHF) ETF on the SIX Swiss Exchange, providing currency-hedged exposure to a broad basket of commodity futures.



UBS launches currency-hedged MSCI Europe ETF on LSE

Jul 4th, 2017 | By
Andrew Walsh, head of passive and ETF specialist sales UK & Ireland

UBS has launched the UBS MSCI Europe UCITS hedged GBP ETF (UBEU) on the London Stock Exchange, providing exposure to approximately 85% of the market capitalization across 15 developed markets in Europe while hedging currency risk relative to the British pound. Andrew Walsh, head of passive and ETF specialist sales UK & Ireland, said: “Investors are increasingly keen to participate in foreign denominated investments but want to limit exposure to potential currency fluctuations.”



UBS unveils euro-hedged MSCI Europe ETF

Jun 27th, 2017 | By
UBS unveils euro-hedged MSCI Europe ETF

UBS has launched the UBS MSCI Europe UCITS (hedged to EUR) ETF on Deutsche Börse’s Xetra and Frankfurt exchanges. The fund provides exposure to the MSCI Europe Index while minimizing the exchange rate risk between various non-euro currency exposures within the portfolio (including Swedish krona, Swiss franc, Norwegian krone, Danish krone and British pound) and the euro.