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Goldman Sachs launches equal-weight US large cap ETF

Sep 15th, 2017 | By
Goldman Sachs launches equal-weight US large cap ETF

Goldman Sachs has introduced the Goldman Sachs Equal Weight US Large Cap Equity ETF (Bats: GSEW) which provides access to the 500 largest US-listed equities while mitigating some of the biases inherent in traditional market cap-weighted indices.



Solactive launches US large cap equal weight index

Sep 14th, 2017 | By
Solactive launches US investment grade corporate bond index

Solactive has launched the Solactive US Large Cap Equal Weight Index, a new index that tracks an equal weight exposure to the US large-cap equity segment. The index will include the 500 largest US-domiciled equities and will underlie the forthcoming Goldman Sachs Equal Weight US Large Cap Equity ETF (Bats: GSEW). Steffen Scheuble, CEO of Solactive, said: “We’re excited to once again serve as an index provider to Goldman Sachs through the creation of such a timely and unique index.”



Solactive introduces Intuitive Beta index suite with three thematic launches

Sep 12th, 2017 | By
Solactive introduces Intuitive Beta index suite with three thematic launches

Frankfurt-based index provider Solactive has launched the Solactive Intuitive Beta Index family by rolling out three smart beta indices constructed around themes including workforce efficiency, value investing and corporate longevity. Each of the indices target exposure to its specific theme within the US large cap equity universe.



Janus Henderson to close health and fitness ETF

Sep 1st, 2017 | By
Janus Health Fitness ETF

Janus Henderson has announced plans to close and liquidate the Health and Fitness ETF (Nasdaq: FITS) as a result of a market review of the firm’s product line-up.



Deutsche launches Spanish equity ETF on Xetra

Jul 10th, 2017 | By
Deutsche launches Spanish equity ETF on Deutsche Börse Xetra

Deutsche Asset Management has launched a new ETF on Deutsche Börse Xetra, the db x-trackers Spanish Equity UCITS ETF (XESP), tracking the performance of large cap equities listed in Spain. Spanish equities have enjoyed a strong bull run thus far in 2017 with the underlying Solactive Spain 40 Index gaining 11.9% to 7 July.



First Asset launches US trend-following ETF

Jul 6th, 2017 | By
First Trust switches ETF to Dorsey Wright momentum strategy

First Asset has launched the First Asset US TrendLeaders Index ETF (SID) on the Toronto Stock Exchange, offering exposure to a portfolio of US equities selected due to the strength of their recent price trends.



IndexIQ launches five multi-factor ESG ETFs

Jun 28th, 2017 | By
IndexIQ launches five multi-factor ESG ETFs

IndexIQ has launched five new ETFs that employ an environmental, sustainable and governance (ESG) filter to screen potential securities and then a smart beta multi-factor methodology to weight the selected constituents. The suite includes three equity and two bond (sovereign and corporate) ETFs listed on the Euronext Paris Exchange.



Solactive launches Spain equity benchmark

Jun 27th, 2017 | By
Solactive launches US investment grade corporate bond index

German index provider Solactive has launched the Solactive Spain 40 Index, a new benchmark index tracking the performance of the forty largest and most liquid companies listed in Spain. Steffen Scheuble, CEO, Solactive AG, commented: “The Solactive Spain 40 Index joins the portfolio of Solactive-branded benchmarks with regional and country exposure which at the moment cover Canada, Germany, Europe, Scandinavia, Switzerland and the US, among others.”



Solactive launches Australian bank floating rate bond index

Jun 14th, 2017 | By
Solactive launches Australian bank floating rate bond index

Frankfurt-based Solactive has launched its first index targeting the Asia-Pacific region with the introduction of the Solactive Australian Bank Senior Floating Rate Bond Index.



Solactive and Panthera Solutions launch global multi-asset index

Jun 8th, 2017 | By
Solactive and Panthera Solutions launch global market portfolio index

Frankfurt-based index provider Solactive and asset allocation consultancy Panthera Solutions have launched the Solactive Panthera World Market Portfolio Index, a multi-asset allocation tracking the performance of 11 asset classes through a combination of ETFs and minor cash positions.