‘ High Income ’

OppenheimerFunds unveils suite of single- and multi-factor ETFs

Nov 14th, 2017 | By

OppenheimerFunds has expanded its Beta Solutions product offering with the launch of a suite of eight new ETFs, including two multi-factor and six single-factor products, in partnership with global index provider FTSE Russell. Sharon French, head of beta solutions at OppenheimerFunds, commented: “With the addition of our new factor-based products, we are giving clients the next generation tools they need to help produce compelling investment results in any market environment.”

JP Morgan launches five single factor ETFs on NYSE Arca

Nov 13th, 2017 | By
JP Morgan launches five single factor ETFs on NYSE Arca

JP Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM) has launched five smart beta ETFs on NYSE Arca. The ETFs each select US equities that display high exposure to one of five factors: momentum, value, quality, dividend and minimum volatility.

Amundi unveils European multi-factor market neutral ETF

Nov 8th, 2017 | By
Core strategies help Amundi post 50% organic ETF growth in 2017

Amundi has launched the Amundi European Equity Multi Factor Market Neutral ETF (MKTN FP) on Euronext Paris, providing a means for investors to gain access to the long-term potential of factor risk premia without being exposed to the direction of European equity markets. Fannie Wurtz, managing director at Amundi ETF, commented: “In today’s low yield environment, investors are on the lookout for new ways to generate return and diversify their portfolios. This new ETF shows our ongoing determination to give investors transparent and effective investment solutions.”

First Trust launches US SMID dividend achievers ETF

Nov 3rd, 2017 | By
Deutsche launches two new quality-focused high-dividend ETFs

First Trust Advisors has launched the First Trust SMID Cap Rising Dividend Achievers ETF (Nasdaq: SDVY), providing exposure to a diversified portfolio of high quality US-listed income-producing equities from the small- and mid-cap segments of the market.

First Trust unveils actively managed municipal high income ETF

Nov 3rd, 2017 | By
First Trust unveils actively managed municipal high income ETF

First Trust Advisors has launched the First Trust Municipal High Income ETF (Nasdaq: FMHI), a new actively managed fund investing primarily in municipal debt securities. The ETF seeks to provide a high level of tax-exempt income with a secondary objective of long-term capital appreciation.

WisdomTree: Why European investors are allocating to growth strategies

Nov 3rd, 2017 | By
Nizam Hamid , ETF strategist at WisdomTree in Europe.

By Nizam Hamid, ETF Strategist at WisdomTree in Europe.

European investors are increasingly allocating to growth as a style. Over the past nine years, equity assets in the growth category increased by close to 12.5% per annum, outstripping both value and blended/market capitalisation categories. The current strength of Eurozone economic fundamentals, with higher expected rates of growth, combined with the end to quantitative easing which is likely to be a prelude to rising rates, sets the scene for a continued focus on growth strategies.

Evolve to buy Sphere’s ETF range

Nov 2nd, 2017 | By
Evolve to buy Spheres ETF range

Evolve Funds has announced it has entered an agreement to buy Sphere Investment Management’s five ETFs, which are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

IHS Markit and KRX launch Korean smart beta indices

Nov 1st, 2017 | By
IHS Markit and KRX launch Korean smart beta indices

IHS Markit and Korea Exchange (KRX) have launched two new smart beta indices that track South Korean equities. The indices will allow ETFs and other market participants to track publicly traded Korean Companies with the strongest dividend prospects based on IHS Markit research.

Evolve launches active healthcare ETF in Toronto

Oct 26th, 2017 | By
Evolve launches active healthcare ETF in Toronto

Evolve Funds has launched the Evolve Global Healthcare Enhanced Yield ETF (LIFE) on the Toronto Stock Exchange. The ETF provides exposure to healthcare stocks listed globally with a covered call overlay to improve yield.

Fidelity adds Europe and EM ETFs to smart beta suite

Oct 25th, 2017 | By
Morgan Stanley’s Fundlogic launches five equity smart beta ETFs

Fidelity International is expanding its smart beta ETF range with two new quality income-focused funds, providing exposure to high quality companies with attractive dividend yields within the European and emerging markets universes.