ETF and Index News

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.


21Shares expels XRP from two crypto ETPs over SEC Ripple lawsuit

Dec 31st, 2020 | By
21Shares removes XRP from two crypto ETPs over SEC lawsuit

21Shares has made unscheduled reconstitutions to two crypto basket ETPs, removing Ripple’s XRP as an underlying component.


Amplify assets top $3bn

Dec 29th, 2020 | By
Christian Magoon, CEO of Amplify ETFs.

Amplify ETFs has announced that its suite of ten exchange-traded funds has surpassed $3 billion in assets under management.


HANetf surpasses $1 billion in assets as EMQQ and BTCE power through $200m

Dec 18th, 2020 | By
HANetf surpasses $1 billion in assets under management as EMQQ and BTCE power past $200m

HANetf has surpassed $1 billion in assets under management. The milestone represents a significant achievement for the London-based white-label issuer which is led by ETF veterans Hector McNeil and Nik Bienkowski.


ETFs to join Investment Association’s sectors in April 2021

Dec 18th, 2020 | By
ETFs to join Investment Association’s sectors in April 2021

Exchange-traded funds will be included in the Investment Association’s (IA) sectors from 19 April 2021.


Morningstar outlines new style indices with nine iShares ETFs teed up to make the switch

Dec 16th, 2020 | By
Morningstar BlackRock ishares

Morningstar has unveiled details of a new suite of equity indices designed to more accurately reflect the size and style dimensions of the US stock market. The indices are set to be adopted by iShares for nine existing US-domiciled ETFs.


MSCI: Is ESG investing a price bubble? Probably not.

Dec 14th, 2020 | By
Is ESG investing a price bubble?

By MSCI.

Inflows into environmental, social, and governance (ESG) funds have soared in recent years and months, in part motivated by outperformance since the COVID-19 pandemic erupted. But have these inflows become a self-fulfilling prophecy, creating an ESG bubble?


Hang Seng rolls out inverse and leveraged Hang Seng TECH indices

Dec 7th, 2020 | By
Hang Seng rolls out inverse and leveraged Hang Seng TECH indices

Hang Seng Indexes has introduced inverse and leveraged variations of the Hang Seng TECH Index, its blockbuster Chinese technology sector index.


DWS cuts fees across 21 Xtrackers ETPs in Europe

Dec 4th, 2020 | By
DWS cuts fees across 21 Xtrackers ETPs in Europe

DWS has reduced the fees charged on 21 of its European-domiciled ETPs including ten global equity sector ETFs, eight core market equity ETFs, two commodity basket ETFs, and one physically backed silver ETC.


S&P DJI to launch crypto-asset indices

Dec 4th, 2020 | By
S&P DJI to launch crypto asset indices

S&P Dow Jones Indices has announced the launch of a dedicated crypto-asset hub that will create S&P-branded crypto-asset indices as well as offer a customizable indexing service.