Category: ETF

Citi has been appointed by Global X ETFs, part of Mirae Asset Financial Group, to service Hong Kong’s first covered call ETFs. Mirae manages assets of >USD535bn and has over 575 ETFs globally with USD109bn AuM. Global X ETFs has launched the Global X HSI Components Covered Call Active ETF and Global X HSCEI Components…

ETC Group has appointed Zodia Custody to support its latest ETP listed on Deutsche Börse XETRA, the ETC Group Ethereum Staking ETP, a total return exchange-traded product that tracks the Compass Ethereum Total Return Monthly Index. The ETP is fully backed by the underlying digital assets, and counterparty risk is negated through an independent trustee.…

BNY Mellon has launched a new ETF basket construction platform. The new platform will provide asset managers with a digital workflow, backed by start-of-day NAV data, to present market-making information to liquidity providers. This solution will support asset managers in valuing, creating, and publishing basket information more efficiently. Users will be able to customise and…

State Street has upgraded APIs for its Fund Connect ETF portal and now offers coverage to all clients globally, including Europe and the APAC region. Fund Connect ETF APIs have previously been available in the U.S. and Canada and account for nearly half of North American order volumes. Fund Connect ETF is an online portal…

Citi’s securities services business has launched Financial Information eXchange (FIX) API connectivity on its Advanced Citi ETF System (ACES); the bank’s online, global ETF portal that automates the entire ETF lifecycle. With FIX API connectivity, clients and APs can directly connect to Citi’s ACES platform from their OMS platforms and manage ETF share creation and…

After a multi-year evaluation and selection process, BlackRock has appointed BNY Mellon to work alongside State Street as a service provider for its Irish-domiciled ETFs. BNY Mellon is expected to assume responsibility for about half of BlackRock’s iShares ETFs, totalling some USD356bn, providing depositary, fund administration and fund accounting services. State Street will remain registrar…

VanEck, the U.S.-based fund manager with USD76.4bn AuM, has named Gemini as BTC custodian for its recently approved bitcoin ETF under the ticker HODL, which is listed on the Cboe BZX Exchange. State Street is the custodian of cash, fund accountant, transfer agent, ETF basket servicer and order-taker.

Harbor Capital Advisors, the U.S.-based ETF manager with USD45bn AuM, has selected SS&C‘s front-to-back investment management platform for the recently launched Harbor Multi-Asset Explorer ETF. Harbor Capital already uses Eze OMS for trading and has upgraded to a front-to-back solution with the addition of SS&C Geneva for fund accounting and daily operational support for certain…