ETF FYI: Invesco adds to QQQ range; Ex-Alerian team launches new funds


Investors poured $ 59.74 billion into ETFs in September, bringing net inflows for the year to a record high of $ 488.18 billion, according to ETFGI, surpassing the $ 349 billion raised at that time. stadium last year.

Commodity ETFs have collected net inflows of $ 70.25 billion since the start of the year, more than the $ 18.19 billion attracted by this period last year, indicating that investors are participating in recent action in the gold market and elsewhere.

According to the Financial Times, JP Morgan is preparing ETFs for Asian clients, a significant step forward in the field. JP Morgan does not have pure ETF offerings for clients in any jurisdiction at this time. Early indications suggest that the new funds will be thematic in nature with a strong emphasis on ESG.

Invesco adds to QQQ

Invesco has launched variants of its popular technology fund QQQ. The “Invesco QQQ Innovation Suite” consists of a mutual fund, a unitary investment trust (UIT) and two ETFs.

Invesco Nasdaq 100 ETF (QQQM) replicates the strategy of QQQ but is offered at a lower price. the Invesco Nasdaq Next Gen 100 ETF (QQQJ) follows progress and arrives at the Nasdaq 100. The fund invests in high-growth, high-tech companies with a slight midcap slant.

The Alerian team returns with a new boutique

Gabriel Hammond and Dave Saxena, formerly of Alerian, have launched a new financial advisor called Emles Advisors, as well as an ETF suite. Emles is an advisory firm that focuses on investing in uncorrelated asset classes and niche markets. The Emles team includes former traders from PineBridge, Bayfield Court Capital Management, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Carlyle Group.

The new suite includes the Emles made in America ETF (AMER), which invests in US manufacturing companies that generate substantial income in the United States, the Federal Contractors Emles ETF (FEDX), which invests in US government subcontractors across all industries, and the Emles @Home ETF (LIV), which invests in companies focused on our newly enlarged life by working from home. Finally, the Real estate loan Emles ETF (REC) invests in bonds issued by real estate companies.

Transformational change

ProShares has launched a new fund focused on “transformational change”. the Transformational changes in ProShares MSCI ETF (ANEW) invests in businesses and trends accelerated by Covid-19.

The tech fund will invest in areas such as cloud computing, cybersecurity, digital payments, all major tech themes that have developed rapidly as the world adjusted to life in lockdown.

Bonds, obligations, obligations …

American Century’s Avantis Investors launched two credit ETFs on Thursday. the Avantis Basic Fixed Income ETF (AVIG) and the Avantis Short-Term Fixed Income ETF (AVSF).

Both funds are listed on NYSE Arca and complement the Avantis ETF lineup, which is a mix of core stocks and core fixed income securities. AVIG and AVSF will be co-managed by Eduardo Repetto, Senior Portfolio Manager Hozef Arif, Senior Portfolio Manager Mitchell Handa and Senior Portfolio Manager Daniel Ong. Arif and Handa both held portfolio management positions at Pimco; Ong was previously a Senior Portfolio Manager at Dimensional Fund Advisors (DFA).


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