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Vienna Stock Exchange has launched three new thematic indices: CECE Reshoring, CECE Commodity Producers and CECE Clean Energy, writing that the new indices were developed to reflect long-term investment trends in the Central and Eastern European region (CEE). 
Schwab Asset Management, the asset management arm of The Charles Schwab Corporation and the fifth-largest provider of ETFs, has announced the reduction of operating expense ratios for the Schwab High Yield Bond ETF (SCYB) and the Schwab U.S. TIPS ETF (SCHP), bringing the fees for Schwab Asset Management’s entire line-up of fixed income ETFs to three basis points. 
Digital asset manager CoinShares International Limited has announced the launch of its hedge fund division, CoinShares Hedge Fund Solutions.
This week saw no non-North American ETF launches but take a look at what happened in the US, where there were 18 launches, using the link below.
There were 18 new ETF offerings launched this week, each with a distinct value proposition for investors.  Detailed below are the respective launches from each asset manager.
Despite a small contraction in assets caused by a complex market and macroeconomic scenario in Europe and at the global level last year, ETF products continue to gather net-new money from investors, according to Cerulli Associates’ latest report, European Passive Investments 2023: An Increasingly Diverse Marketplace. 
State Street Global Advisors, the asset management business of State Street Corporation, has published the results of its Gold ETF Impact Study: Advisor Edition, which was designed to better understand investor attitudes and behaviours around investing in gold. 
HANetf has announced that Sprott Uranium Miners UCITS ETF (URNM) has reached USD108.18 million AUM for the first time since its launch in May of last year.   
The September ETP Report from Digital Asset Research (DAR) reveals that of the 152 crypto ETPs from 16 issuers that it reviews, total month on month change was -15.54 per cent and total assets stood at USD7.53 billion.
Latest research from Cerulli Associates finds that responsible investment allocations among the UK’s wealth management channel are evolving, expanding beyond active environmental, social, and governance (ESG) equity products to include fixed-income and passive strategies.
Bloomberg has announced the launch of the Bloomberg MVP Index and Bloomberg Pricing Power Index, adding to Bloomberg Index Services Ltd’s (BISL) suite of thematic equities indices. 
London-based digital asset hedge fund manager Nickel Digital Asset Management has published research that finds that institutional investors are increasingly recognising the importance of digital assets in diversified investment portfolios.
Amundi’s summer overview of global ETFs with data as of end August 2023 reveals that the ETF market attracted EUR95 billion in-flows worldwide, with strong divergence between July and August.
This week saw launches in Korea with a series of ETFs based on Solactive indices, plus HSBC launched a Shariah-compliant, global Sukuk UCITS ETF
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