ETF and Index News

Federal Reserve to sell ETFs bought during pandemic

Jun 8th, 2021 | By
Federal Reserve to sell ETFs bought during pandemic

The Federal Reserve has announced plans to start selling its holdings of corporate bond ETFs as it begins to wind down some of the emergency measures implemented during the height of the Covid-19 market volatility.


S&P DJI launches ‘Dividend Growers’ indices

Jun 2nd, 2021 | By
S&P DJI launches ‘Dividend Growers’ index series

S&P Dow Jones Indices has unveiled the S&P Dividend Growers Index Series, a new family of indices tracking companies that have consistently increased their dividend payments every year for a specified number of years.


ChinaAMC acquires BMO’s Hong Kong-listed ETFs

Jun 1st, 2021 | By
ChinaAMC acquires BMO’s Hong Kong-listed ETFs

ChinaAMC has finalized the acquisition of BMO’s Hong Kong-listed ETFs following the Canadian asset manager’s decision to pull out of the city’s ETF market.


Thematic ETFs are just getting started

May 28th, 2021 | By

By Rahul Sen Sharma, Managing Partner, and Varun Raju, Senior Analyst Index Research at Indxx.

Thematic ETFs, with an agenda to achieve value over the long term, have necessitated the birth of funds with far sights on the future.


Institutional investors turn to ETFs to access Chinese assets

May 26th, 2021 | By
Institutional investors favour ETFs to access Chinese assets

European institutional investors are adopting ETFs as their vehicle of choice for accessing Chinese equities and bonds, according to a survey commissioned by NTree International on behalf of China Post Global.


Leverage Shares delivers fractional exposure with ‘delta one’ single stock ETPs

May 26th, 2021 | By
Oktay Kavrak, Product Strategy at Leverage Shares

Leverage Shares has introduced a new suite of ETPs in Europe providing physically backed fractional exposure to popular US stocks.


Cleaning up ETF ESG greenwashing

May 20th, 2021 | By
Cleaning up ETF ESG Greenwashing

By Shaheen Contractor, ESG Analyst, Bloomberg Intelligence.

ESG ETF assets hit $218bn last year as the number of funds grew and asset managers launched new funds to capitalize on the growth in the market. However, even though ESG factors have become a major influence in the market, it is still difficult for investors to understand what exactly ESG ETFs offer.


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.