It was a busy week for ETF launches with a wide variety of sectors covered, and geographies with launches in Brazil, Taiwan and Singapore.
Heavyweight US firms Putnam and Schwab launched products this week: Putnam bringing us two new active ETFs, one offering exposure to the US’s business development companies, and Schwab bringing us a municipal bond ETF.
Blockchain was on the minds of BlackRock who launched the iShares Blockchain Technology UCITS ETF [BLKC], noting that the growth of digital assets and the blockchain ecosystem has continued to increase, driving demand for investment strategies in this emerging universe.
BlackRock launches the iShares Blockchain Technology UCITS ETF
Amundi expands its climate ETF range with new Paris-Aligned ETF listing
BNP Paribas Asset Management launches PAB-aligned biodiversity ETF
Putnam Investments to launch two active ETFs
Schwab to launch the Schwab Municipal Bond ETF
CI Global Asset Management expands fund and ETF line-up with ESG and Commodities mandates
CSOP launches low carbon ETF on SGX
Cathay Securities selects ICE FactSet Global Top 50 Brands Index for new ETF
WisdomTree expands thematic ETF range with Global Automotive Innovators UCITS ETF (WCAR)
First Trust expands its Target Outcome ETFs line-up
MarketVector Indexes licenses three Brazilian Equity Indexes to Investo ETFs