Industry Updates

A Chinese healthcare ETF hopes to outperform the MSCI China A index

David Tuckwell

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Today's ETF listings from around the world.


KraneShares lists Chinese healthcare ETF

China specialist KraneShares is listing a new ETF that targets healthcare and pharmaceutical companies in China. The KraneShares MSCI All China Health Care Index ETF (KURE) will track the MSCI China A Health Care Index, which captures large and mid-cap Chinese healthcare companies listed on the Shanghai and Shenzhen exchanges.

Looking through the list of companies the index tracks are names like: JIANGSU HENGRUI MED, KANGMEI PHARMACEUTICAL, YUNNAN BAIYAO GROUP, SHANGHAI FOSUN PHARMA, DONG E E JIAO. Perhaps they will be more familiar to readers than to this writer. The index contains 67 companies and is rebalanced every six months. (An index factsheet is available here).

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Yuanta lists bond funds

Yuanta Securities, one of the largest ETF issuers in Taiwan, is listing three new bond ETFs that span the quality spectrum. They are:

  • Yuanta China Treasury + Policy Bank 3-5 Year Bond ETF (00721B)

  • Yuanta US Treasury 1-3 Year Bond ETF (00719B)

  • Yuanta US 20+ Year BBB Corporate Bond ETF (00720B)

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