Brandes Launches First Funds Through the Goldman Sachs ETF Accelerator
Goldman Sachs shares details about three new actively managed ETFs by Brandes Investment Partners, marking the first funds to launch through the Goldman Sachs ETF Accelerator.
VanEck Launches 1st Ethereum Futures ETF Structured as C-Corp
VanEck just debuted an actively managed fund, EFUT, that offers exposure to Ether futures contracts. We dive into why VanEck chose this structure and the strategy behind the new fund.
Tema Launches Two ETFs Focused on Curing Cancer & Global Royalties
Tema announced the addition of two new actively managed thematic ETFs: the Oncology ETF (CANC) and Global Royalties ETF (ROYA). CEO Maurits Pot weighs in on why oncology is “the biggest biotech megatrend” and ways that global royalties can “deliver equity-like returns with contractually supported income.”
Global X Launches Two Active Emerging Markets ETFs
Global X just announced the first active Brazil and India ETFs available to US investors. The ETF provider with more than $1 billion in AUM explains why these two EM economies could be strong investment opportunities as they enter cycles of domestic consumer-driven growth.
Fixed Income News: PIMCO’s Ivascyn Has a Fed Warning, Nuveen Expects Yields to Fall, Vanguard Favors High Quality
PIMCO’s Dan Ivascyn tells Bloomberg TV that even if the Fed does pause hiking, it’s “dangerous to think they are done.” Nuveen expects “higher for longer” rates, but thinks yields will come down slightly. Finally, Vanguard writes that the global bond market is approaching cruising altitude.
Franklin Templeton Expands Active Fixed Income ETF Lineup with Launch of USFI
Franklin Templeton is expanding its lineup of active fixed income ETFs with the launch of USFI. The BrandywineGLOBAL – U.S. Fixed Income ETF invests in investment-grade and U.S. dollar-denominated fixed income securities.
BlackRock Launches First-of-Their-Kind ETFs
The world's largest asset manager just debuted two new ETFs that are both geared toward long-term investors as buy-and-hold strategies across various market cycles.
Goldman Sachs Launches International MarketBeta ETF
GXUS, Goldman Sachs' new ETF, offers 85% global market access. With top holdings like Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing, Tencent, Nestle, and Alibaba, and a focus on financials and industrials, GXUS provides cost-effective investing at a low expense ratio.
ETF News - BlackRock Launches Two New Active ETFs
Blackrock launched two active ETFs that will be managed by Rick Rieder and Tony DeSpirito. The BlackRock Flexible Income ETF focuses on harder-to-reach fixed-income sectors, while the BlackRock Large Cap Value ETF targets U.S. large-cap value companies. These launches will help the firm meet the growing demand for active management in ETFs, with BlackRock experiencing significant inflows in Q1 2023.
ETF News - Columbia Threadneedle Launches Real Estate ETF
Columbia Threadneedle Investments just announced a new ETF. The Columbia Research Enhanced Real Estate Fund, CRED, tracks the firm’s proprietary Beta Advantage® Lionstone Research Enhanced REIT Index following about 70-90 REITs across eight sectors, including Hotel & Resort, Residential, and Health Care REITs.
ETF News - April Records Lowest ETF Trading In Almost Three Years
US ETF trade in the month of April hit its lowest monthly transaction volume since August of 2020. US ETFs saw $2.1 Trillion dollars trade in April, down almost 50% from March. The VIX volatility index also showed volatility was down in the month of April
Fixed Income News: BondBloxx Hits $1B AUM & JP Morgan Launches 3 Fixed Income ETFs
BondBloxx surpassed $1B AUM and formed a strategic partnership with Macquarie Asset Management, investors pulled $60 billion out of money market funds invested exclusively in T-bills and short-dated treasuries, and J.P. Morgan Asset Management is launching three new fixed income Betabuilders ETFs.