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VanEck launches global mining ETF on LSE

Apr 24th, 2018 | By
VanEck global mining ETF

VanEck Europe has launched the VanEck Vectors Global Mining UCITS ETF (GDIG LN) on the London Stock Exchange, providing access to firms around the world which are operating in the mining industry. The new offering complements the firm’s existing portfolio of ETFs which includes funds tracking the global gold mining sector.



ITI Funds cross-lists two Russia ETFs on MOEX

Apr 15th, 2018 | By
Short interest in Russian ETFs declines as economic conditions improve

ITI Funds, the ETF issuing arm of emerging markets specialist Da Vinci Capital Management, has cross-listed two of its Russia focused ETFs on Moscow Stock Exchange (MOEX). The two ETFs – an equity fund and a bond fund – were first listed on London Stock Exchange on 22 February of this year.



First Trust launches Europe’s first blockchain ETF

Apr 13th, 2018 | By
Derek Fulton CEO at First Trust Global Portfolios

First Trust Global Portfolios has launched Europe’s first blockchain ETF, the First Trust Indxx Innovative Transaction and Process UCITS ETFs (BLOK LN), on the London Stock Exchange. Derek Fulton, CEO at First Trust Global Portfolios, said: “We are pleased to bring to market this innovative UCITS ETF – BLOK. With an increasing number of institutions harnessing blockchain technology and applications spanning a wide range of industries, we believe the efficiency, auditability and transparency provided by blockchain offers the potential for significant growth opportunities.”



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.



SSGA cross-lists global aggregate bond ETF onto SIX Swiss Exchange

Apr 10th, 2018 | By
SSGA enters fee war with ultra-low-cost SPDR Portfolio ETFs

State Street Global Advisors has cross-listed the SPDR Barclays Global Aggregate Bond UCITS ETF on SIX Swiss Exchange. The ETF provides investors with low cost, globally diversified fixed income exposure, and has been listed with several currency-hedged share classes.



Deutsche expands quality dividend offering with global ETF

Apr 10th, 2018 | By
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Deutsche Asset Management has launched the Xtrackers Morningstar Global Quality Dividend UCITS ETF (XMGD GR) on Deutsche Börse’s Xetra and Frankfurt exchanges. The fund is the second ETF from Deutsche to track a Morningstar index that provides exposure to dividend-paying stocks from companies screened for robust financial health.



CICC and Krane launch China internet ETF

Apr 9th, 2018 | By
CICC KraneShares CSI China Internet Index ETF is now listed on SEHK.

China International Capital Corporation and Krane Funds Advisors have launched their first joint ETF, the CICC KraneShares CSI China Internet Index ETF. Listed on the Hong Kong stock exchange, the ETF offers investors exposure to Chinese internet companies.



Deutsche launches two new quality-focused high-dividend ETFs

Apr 6th, 2018 | By
Deutsche launches two new quality-focused high-dividend ETFs

Deutsche Asset Management, part of newly listed DWS Group, has unveiled two new Xtrackers ETFs offering exposure to high-dividend-paying quality stocks. The funds, which target US and global equity markets, have been listed on Deutsche Börse and the London Stock Exchange.



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.



Deutsche cross-lists two Xtrackers income ETFs on SIX

Apr 5th, 2018 | By
Deutsche AM cross-lists two ETFs on SIX Swiss Exchange

Deutsche Asset Management has cross-listed two income ETFs, the Xtrackers MSCI World High Dividend Yield UCITS ETF (XDWY SW) and Xtrackers iBoxx USD Corporate Bond Yield Plus UCITS ETF (XYLD SW), on SIX Swiss Exchange.