‘ Nasdaq OMX Indexes ’

First Trust unveils multi-asset addition to Dorsey Wright ETF suite

May 21st, 2018 | By
Dorsey Wright determines ‘relative strength’ by comparing the price performance, or momentum, between asset classes.

First Trust Advisors has launched the First Trust Dorsey Wright DALI 1 ETF (DALI US) on Nasdaq Exchange. The fund dynamically adjusts its exposure across four broad asset classes based on price momentum signals analysed by relative strength specialist Nasdaq Dorsey Wright.



Satrix launches first Nasdaq 100 ETF on JSE

Apr 12th, 2018 | By
satrix nasdaq 100 jse etf launch

Satrix Managers, the first company to launch an ETF in South Africa, has brought to market a new fund offering access to the well-known, tech-heavy US Nasdaq 100 Index.



BlackRock introduces distributing share class for iShares US Biotech ETF on LSE

Mar 7th, 2018 | By
Healthtech ETFs get shot in the arm

BlackRock has listed a distributing share class on the London Stock Exchange for its recently launched iShares Nasdaq US Biotechnology UCITS ETF. The distributing share class has the ticker BTEE LN and will appeal to investors seeking regular income from the sector.



Deutsche lowers fees on four Xtrackers equity ETFs in US

Feb 26th, 2018 | By
Deutsche lowers fees on Xtrackers international equity ETF suite

Deutsche Asset Management has lowered the expense ratios for three international equity and one domestic equity Xtrackers ETFs listed in the US. Fiona Bassett, global co-head of passive asset management, said, “We are committed to providing competitive expense ratios for clients looking to invest domestically or to allocate to international equity markets.”



First Trust launches AI & robotics ETF on Nasdaq

Feb 22nd, 2018 | By
First Trust launches actively managed broad fixed income ETF

First Trust has launched the First Trust Nasdaq Artificial Intelligence and Robotics ETF (ROBT US) on Nasdaq Exchange, providing access to companies globally that are directly exposed to developments in artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics. Ryan Issakainen, SVP and ETF strategist at First Trust, said, “As a leading provider of thematic ETFs, we are excited to offer ROBT as a way for investors to gain exposure to this dynamic investment theme.”



Strategy Shares unveils multi-asset target distribution ETF

Jan 18th, 2018 | By
Cboe Vest launches S&P 500 dividend aristocrats ETF

Strategy Shares, a New York-state based ETF provider, has launched the Strategy Shares Nasdaq 7HANDL Index ETF (HNDL US) on Nasdaq Exchange, tracking a first-of-its-kind strategy index that targets a 7.0% annual distribution rate, all or a portion of which may include a return of capital.



IndexIQ launches US large-cap multi-factor ETF

Dec 14th, 2017 | By
IndexIQ launches US large cap multi-factor ETF

IndexIQ, a New York Life Investments company, has launched the IQ Chaikin US Large Cap ETF (CLRG US) on the Nasdaq Exchange. “The addition of CLRG to our product suite provides investors and advisors with a powerful tool as they contemplate their domestic equity holdings,” said Salvatore Bruno, CIO of IndexIQ.



BlackRock launches iShares US Biotechnology ETF

Nov 29th, 2017 | By
BlackRock launches iShares US Biotechnology ETF BTEC LN

BlackRock has launched the iShares Nasdaq US Biotechnology UCITS ETF (BTEK LN) on London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Börse, providing exposure to biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies listed in the US.



Horizons launches Canadian equity smart beta ETF

Nov 15th, 2017 | By
Horizons launches Canadian equity smart beta ETF

Horizons ETFs has launched the Horizons Inovestor Canadian Equity Index ETF (INOC CN) on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). The ETF, linked to the Nasdaq Inovestor Canada Index, gives access to Canadian equities that offer high exposure to the value and quality factors.



Reality Shares and Nasdaq launch Blockchain Tech Index

Nov 15th, 2017 | By
Reality Shares and Nasdaq launch Blockchain Tech Index

Reality Shares and Nasdaq have launched the Reality Shares Nasdaq Blockchain Economy Index, a smart beta index tracking the development of leading global companies creating and implementing blockchain solutions. An ETF that will track the index is already in the works, with Reality Shares submitting initial regulatory papers on 2 November 2017.