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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 Asset launches US trend-following ETF

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.



Horizons ETFs reduces management fee on Candian select universe bond ETF

Jun 7th, 2017 | By
Horizons ETFs reduces management fee on Candian select universe bond ETF

Horizons ETFs has announced it will reduce the management fee on the Horizons Canadian Select Universe Bond ETF (Toronto: HBB) from 0.15% to 0.09% as of 1 July 2017. Steve Hawkins, president and Co-CEO of Horizons ETFs, said: “With a combination of low yields and the always-looming prospect of rising interest rates, it’s essential for Canadian fixed income investors to reduce the cost of their bond exposure to ensure they preserve more of their returns.”



BetaShares launches Australian floating rate ETF

Jun 7th, 2017 | By
Australian ETF industry sees two new funds launch in May

ETF provider BetaShares has launched the first ETF in Australia to offer exposure to Australian Bank floating rate bonds. The BetaShares Australian Bank Floating Rate Bond ETF (ASX: QPON) gives investors monthly income with the relative capital stability of floating rate notes.



Solactive launches Deep Value index family

Jun 6th, 2017 | By
Solactive launches value factor index family

German index provider Solactive has launched a new family of smart beta indices targeting returns attributable to the value factor. The Solactive Deep Value Index series comprises four indices focused on specific geographic regions.



Solactive launches Europe multi-factor index

May 29th, 2017 | By
Solactive launches Europe multi-factor index

German index provider Solactive has launched a new multi-factor index composed of 50 European stocks based on the value and low volatility premiums. The Solactive Stable Income Europe Index is designed for investors looking for a value and low volatility smart beta concept that puts more emphasis on the role played by free cash flow yield. The index has been built to serve as an underlying reference for index-linked investment products such as exchange-traded funds.