Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (Deutsche AWM), the world’s only ETF provider offering RQFII products to investors in both Europe and the US, is switching a number of its Asia-listed exchange-traded funds (ETFs) from synthetic to physical replication. The switch in ETF replication methodology mainly cover exposures to the equity markets of countries in the Asia-Pacific region, with 12 Asia-listed ETFs being converted, 10 of which are listed in Hong Kong.
With 35 listings on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, Deutsche AWM is Hong Kong’s largest ETF provider, offering a comprehensive range of emerging market ETFs. Meanwhile, Deutsche AWM has launched a number of innovative “first-ever” ETFs in Hong Kong, including ETFs tracking frontier markets and money markets.
With the latest switches in place, Deutsche AWM will further add to its existing wide and global range of direct replication ETFs, providing exposure to Chinese equities covering A-Shares and H-Shares indices.