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VanEck launches two new ETFs in London

Oct 20th, 2017 | By
VanEck launches two new ETFs in London

VanEck has launched two new ETFs on the London Stock Exchange, the VanEck Vectors Preferred US Equity UCITS ETF (LON: PRF) and the VanEck Vectors Natural Resources UCITS ETF (LON: HAP), offering access to US preferred stocks and global equities of firms involved in commodity production, respectively.



European ETFs record net inflows for 36th consecutive month

Oct 20th, 2017 | By
European-listed ETF assets on course to smash records in 2017, reports ETFGI

ETFs domiciled in Europe saw $7.4bn of inflows during September 2017, marking the 36th consecutive month of net inflows, according to analysis by ETF industry consultants ETFGI.



BNP Paribas launches defensive European high yield bond ETF

Oct 19th, 2017 | By
BNP Paribas launches defensive European high yield bond ETF

BNP Paribas has launched a new ETF offering exposure to the European high yield credit market while hedging against market downturns through the use of a protective put strategy.



Factor allocation ETFs drive European smart beta flows in Q3, finds Lyxor

Oct 18th, 2017 | By
Global ETF inflows hit €500bn for 2017, reports Amundi

The European smart beta ETF market had modest inflows of €555 million in Q3 2017, according to research from Lyxor, with factor allocation ETFs enjoying the bulk of inflows with €1.1 billion. The strong flows into factor allocation ETFs represent more than a 50% increase on Q2 flows of €719m.



Amundi lists distributing share class of Euro Stoxx 50 ETF on Xetra

Oct 18th, 2017 | By
Amundi lists distributing share class of Euro Stoxx 50 ETF on Xetra

Amundi has listed an income-distributing share class for its Amundi Euro Stoxx 50 UCITS ETF on Deutsche Börse’s Xetra and Frankfurt Exchanges. The new trading line complements the existing accumulating version currently listed on the Exchange.



Large flows recorded into BlackRock’s US sector ETFs

Oct 18th, 2017 | By
Large flows into BlackRock’s US sector ETFs

Significant inflows into three of BlackRock’s iShares US sector ETFs, those providing exposure to equities in the financials, information technology, and healthcare sectors, have been recorded over the last month.



BlackRock adds global equity ETF to iShares ESG suite

Oct 17th, 2017 | By
Manuela Sperandeo, head of specialist sales, EMEA at BlackRock

BlackRock has expanded its range of environmental, social and governance (ESG) ETFs with the launch of the iShares MSCI World SRI UCITS ETF (SUSW) on the London Stock Exchange. Manuela Sperandeo, head of specialist sales, EMEA at BlackRock, commented, “This ETF is the latest addition to a range that allows investors to express their active investment decisions on a broad range of markets and geographies, quickly and cost-effectively.”



PowerShares rolls out eurozone HY bond ETF in partnership with PIMCO

Oct 13th, 2017 | By
PowerShares Source rolls out new euro bond ETF in partnership with PIMCO

Invesco PowerShares has unveiled a eurozone short-term high yield ETF to complement its existing $1.2 billion US-focused product. Launched in partnership with fixed income specialists PIMCO, the ETF is likely to appeal to investors who are seeking higher income than they can get from government or investment grade corporate bonds.



US and EM equity ETPs lead September flows, finds BlackRock

Oct 12th, 2017 | By
US and EM equity ETPs lead September flows, finds BlackRock

Global ETPs gathered $38.7 billion in net new assets during September, according to BlackRock’s latest ETP Landscape Report, with significant flows recorded for those offering exposure to US and broad emerging market equities.



JP Morgan unveils first European-listed ETFs

Oct 11th, 2017 | By
Bryon Lake, international head of ETFs, JP Morgan Asset Management.

 J.P. Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM) has unveiled a pair of actively managed hedge fund ETFs to be listed on the London Stock Exchange. The two funds, the JPM Equity Long-Short UCITS ETF and the JPM Managed Futures UCITS ETF, will be the firm’s first ETFs to be rolled out in Europe. Commenting on the launch, Bryon Lake, international head of ETFs, JPMAM, said: “Providing investors with institutional-quality hedge fund strategies in a cost-efficient, liquid and tradeable ETF wrapper should help to advance the democratisation of hedge fund investing.”