The London Stock Exchange has welcomed the first global robotics and automation change traded fund (ETF) to its markets.
The ROBO-STOX Global Robotics and Automation GO UCITS ETF launched by ETF Securities, and ROBO-STOX, the robotics and automation investment research company, gives investors the opportunity to gain exposure to a new and rapidly evolving industry sector.
To celebrate the listing, ‘iiwa’, one of the world’s most advanced robots, capable of ultra-sensitive robot-human interaction, was welcomed to open trading at a special ceremony at London Stock Exchange.
Lida Eslami, exchange traded product specialist, London Stock Exchange, says: “We have over a thousand ETPs on London Stock Exchange, offering investors exposure to a vast range of underlyings. This exemplifies the industry’s fantastic growth story and London’s ability to offer the widest diversity of products. We are delighted to welcome the ROBO-STOX Global Robotics and Automation GO UCITS ETF to London, another example of innovation on our markets.”