ETF and Index News

China approves first Mainland-listed Hang Seng TECH ETFs

May 17th, 2021 | By
Anita Mo, CEO of Hang Seng Indexes

The China Securities Regulatory Commission has approved the listing on Mainland stock exchanges of the first ETFs tracking the Hang Seng TECH Index.


Shanghai and South Korea exchanges plan ETF Connect

May 13th, 2021 | By
Shanghai and South Korea exchanges plan ETF Connect

Shanghai Stock Exchange and Korea Exchange have announced they are collaborating on a scheme for linking the ETF markets of both exchanges.


TrackInsight: ETFs on unstoppable growth trajectory

May 12th, 2021 | By
Jean-René Giraud, CEO of TrackInsight

TrackInsight has released the results of its latest global ETF survey, revealing an industry breaking new records as ETFs play an ever-larger role in professional investment portfolios and allocations to thematic, active and ESG ETFs look set to surge.


MSCI launches China-focused thematic indices

May 12th, 2021 | By
China thematic indices

MSCI has unveiled a suite of China equity indices – the MSCI China Thematic Indices – designed to help investors capitalize on long-term, structural trends within the country.


Invesco Canada to trim fee on Nasdaq 100 ETF

May 6th, 2021 | By
Invesco Canada to trim fee on Nasdaq 100 ETF

Invesco Canada has announced it will trim the management fee charged on the C$400m Invesco QQQ Index ETF (QQC.F CN) from 0.25% to 0.20%, effective 14 May.


MSCI unveils its first Paris-aligned fixed income indices

May 5th, 2021 | By
MSCI unveils its first Paris-aligned fixed income indices

MSCI has introduced a new suite of fixed income indices providing exposure to corporate bonds while adhering to the Paris Agreement’s objective of limiting global warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.


S&P DJI unveils digital asset indices

May 4th, 2021 | By
S&P DJI unveils its first crypto asset indices

S&P Dow Jones Indices has unveiled a suite of proprietary benchmarks targeting the digital assets market.


BlackRock cuts fees on active carbon transition ETFs one month after launch

May 4th, 2021 | By
BlackRock cuts fees on active carbon transition ETFs one month after launch

BlackRock has cut the fees charged on its two actively managed carbon transition ETFs less than one month after the funds launched on NYSE Arca.


Compass launches crypto asset indices

Apr 28th, 2021 | By
Professor William Knottenbelt, Director for Cryptocurrency Research and Engineering at the Imperial College Centre

Swiss-based index provider Compass Financial Technologies has launched its first crypto asset indices including traditional single-token references as well as innovative risk-controlled varieties.


SEC postpones ruling on VanEck bitcoin ETF until at least June

Apr 28th, 2021 | By
SEC postpones ruling on VanEck bitcoin ETF until at least June

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has delayed its decision whether to approve the listing of the VanEck Bitcoin Trust until at least mid-June, according to a filing on Wednesday.