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Consider high yield emerging markets bonds amid reflation

Feb 15th, 2021 | By
William Sokol, Senior ETF Product Manager, VanEck.

By William Sokol, Senior ETF Product Manager at VanEck.

Higher rates and inflation are a major challenge for fixed income asset classes, but we believe emerging markets high yield corporate bonds may better withstand these pressures.


Answering the call for fixed income ETF innovation

Feb 5th, 2021 | By
Lidia Treiber, Director, Research, WisdomTree.

By Lidia Treiber, Director, Research, WisdomTree.

The last few years have delivered different fortunes for fixed income ETFs.


Bank ETFs: Wall Street putting its money where its money is

Feb 3rd, 2021 | By
Banks: Wall Street putting its money where its money is

By the ETF research team at Direxion.

2021 has already been a fickle year for the big banks. And yet, followers of the financials know what usually happens next: the banks show weakness.


S&P DJI: Commodities start the year on the front foot

Feb 3rd, 2021 | By

By Fiona Boal, Head of Commodities and Real Assets at S&P Dow Jones Indices.

The headline S&P GSCI rose 4.9% in January.


ESG’s turning point: Four trends could accelerate flows in 2021

Feb 1st, 2021 | By
ESG's turning point SPDR ETFs

By Brie Williams, Head of Practice Management, and Rebecca Chesworth, Equity ETF Strategist at State Street Global Advisors.

So much transpired across society, economies, and the investment community to advance ESG investing in 2020.


Warren Harding’s fiscal restriction is not coming back. Play it with commodities

Feb 1st, 2021 | By
Jeff Weniger, Head of Equity Strategy at WisdomTree.

As dollar weakness continues, Jeff Weniger, Head of Equity Strategy at WisdomTree makes the case for investors to position their portfolios toward commodities.


Global ETF trends to watch in 2021

Jan 30th, 2021 | By
Jason Xavier, Head of EMEA ETF Capital Markets at Franklin Templeton Investments.

Jason Xavier, Head of EMEA ETF Capital Markets at Franklin Templeton explores key trends to watch in ETF markets during 2021 including ESG, fixed income, and emerging markets.


Why are ETFs becoming more attractive to insurers?

Jan 7th, 2021 | By
Charles Moussier, EMEA Head of Insurance Solutions at Invesco

By Charles Moussier, EMEA Head of Insurance Solutions at Invesco.

According to a preconceived notion, insurers rarely use ETFs in their investment strategies and allocations. However, this is not the case at all.


Six styles of high yield bond ETFs

Jan 4th, 2021 | By
Six styles of high yield bond ETFs

By Karen Schenone, Head of US iShares Fixed Income Strategy at BlackRock.

Learn how iShares high yield bond ETFs can help generate income in a low rate environment.


Tesla: Not an automatic addition to the S&P 500 ESG Index

Dec 31st, 2020 | By
Tesla: Not an automatic addition to the S&P 500 ESG Index

By Daniel Perrone, Head of Operations, ESG Indices, S&P Dow Jones Indices.

Many investors are asking when Tesla will become a member of the S&P 500 ESG Index, the sustainable counterpart to the S&P 500.