Latest ETF News

Vanguard debuts in Borsa Italiana

18th January 2019

Today marks Vanguard’s initial steps of expanding in to the Italian ETF market having listed its first range of ETFs on the Borsa Italiana. The 19-strong range of ETFs is […]

Sovereign bond ETF buying signals defensive turn

18th January 2019

The market sell-off in December was the signal for a headlong rush towards sovereign bonds on the part of ETF investors, according to data analysed by analysts at Societe Generale […]

Australia’s ETF industry salutes industry giant Jack Bogle

17th January 2019

Editor’s note: This article has been updated to include further quotes. (18.1.19) John Clifton “Jack” Bogle, the pioneer of index investing and founder of Vanguard, has died at age 89. […]

BNP Paribas expands German ETF sales team

16th January 2019

BNP Paribas has announced the appointment of Katharina Anna Rost to its ETF and Index Fund Solutions team in Germany. Rost’s duties will involve strengthening BNP Paribas’ sales capability and […]

Indonesian ETF provider uses credit ratings to pick equities

16th January 2019

Indo Premier Investment Management, a Jakarta based asset manager responsible for Indonesia’s first ever ETF, is listing a new ETF that uses credit ratings and ratings agencies to pick equities. […]

Goldman Sachs shakes up thematics with five new funds

16th January 2019

Goldman Sachs is entering the thematics space – a pocket of the ETF industry once thought a “laughing stock” (to quote Bloomberg) – listing five fascinating products in the US. […]

Amplify lists international ecommerce ETF

16th January 2019

Amplify ETF is listing an international version of its successful online retail ETF. The Amplify International Online Retail ETF (XBUY) will buy non-US ecommerce companies, via an index built by EQM, a […]

DWS ditches UK with a perfectly timed listing

16th January 2019

Getting the timing right for ETF listings is always difficult. But DWS seems to have nailed it. DWS is adding another arrow to its core ETF quiver, listing a European […]

Hong Kong – China ETF Connect may be ditched

16th January 2019

The ETF Connect, bridging Hong Kong and China’s ETF markets, has been delayed — again. Regulators are exploring cross-listing as a potential alternative. Smaller ETF providers oppose cross-listing, as it […]

Solactive launches Gold Giants index for Harvest Portfolio ETF

15th January 2019

Harvest Portfolio Groups is launching a ‘Gold Giants’ ETF which is tracking the price movements of 20 of the world’s leading gold mining companies. The criteria selects companies depending on […]