November ETF Roundup: Launches, Filings, and Closures
The first 29 days of November were relatively quiet from a product development perspective, with only a handful of new exchange-traded products hitting the market. But that all changed on the final day of the month, when iPath debuted a new breed of leveraged ETNs and newcomer VelocityShares rolled out six products linked to VIX-related indexes. Both November 30 launches highlighted ongoing trends in the ETF industry; exchange-traded notes continue to gain traction as investors become more comfortable with the inherent credit risk, while options for exposure to equity market volatility continue to multiply. November also continued the impressive string of product innovation that has become commonplace in the ETF industry in recent years, with various issuers introducing first-to-market products. Below, we highlight all of the new additions to the ETF lineup over the last month, as well as some of the ideas filling the pipeline [for updates on all [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com.