Below is a roundup of key developments in the ETF space during the week started Nov. 6, 2017:
- Franklin Templeton launched its 16-fund lineup of low-cost cap-weighted country ETFs that will compete with existing iShares products.
- Vanguard debuted its first ETF in almost two years, an ETF-of-ETFs that invests in other Vanguard funds.
- Oppenheimer unveiled factor fund lineup, including dynamic multifactor ETFs.
- J.P. Morgan rolled out low-cost single-factor family.
- Virtus launched an emerging markets fund based on a strategy from Glovista.
- iShares rolled out dividend and buybacks ETF.
- Principal debuts an international multifactor fund.
- John Hancock rolls out its small-cap multifactor ETF.
- Newcomer EntrepreneurShares debuted its first ETF.
- Reality Shares plans an index-based ETF targeting companies that develop or use blockchain technologies.
- iShares files for an actively managed “gold exposure” ETF that will invest in derivatives and other ETFs.
For more on launches, filings and closures, visit the ETF Watch page.
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