ETF and Index News

Sprott to acquire $850m uranium mining ETF

Nov 8th, 2021 | By
Sprott to acquire $850m uranium mining ETF

Toronto-based Sprott Asset Management has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the $850m NYSE Arca-listed North Shore Global Uranium Mining ETF (URNM US).


Morningstar introduces Paris-aligned EU Climate Index series

Nov 3rd, 2021 | By
Morningstar introduces Paris-aligned EU Climate Index series

Morningstar Indexes has introduced a new series of indices that are designed to help investors progress towards meeting EU CTB and PAB requirements.


FTSE Russell introduces its first crypto-asset indices

Oct 28th, 2021 | By
Kristen Mierzwa, Managing Director, ETP Strategy and Business Development at FTSE Russell

FTSE Russell has made its debut foray – in a formal capacity – into crypto-asset markets with the unveiling of the FTSE Digital Asset Index Series.


Bloomberg and Goldman Sachs partner on clean energy index

Oct 27th, 2021 | By
Bloomberg and Goldman Sachs partner on clean energy index

Bloomberg and GSAM have teamed up to launch the Bloomberg Goldman Sachs Global Clean Energy Index.


ESG driving index innovation and growth, finds IIA survey

Oct 27th, 2021 | By
ESG driving index innovation and growth, finds IIA survey

The Index Industry Association (IIA) has released the results of its fifth annual global benchmark survey, revealing record-breaking growth in the number of ESG indices produced by its members.


UK investors prepared to sidestep advisers to access crypto, finds survey

Oct 27th, 2021 | By
Jason Guthrie, Head of Digital Assets, Europe, WisdomTree

Almost half of UK-based investment advisers have reported that clients are intending to step outside of the adviser relationship in order to gain exposure to digital assets.


S&P DJI, MSCI embark on latest GICS consultation

Oct 25th, 2021 | By
S&P DJI, MSCI embark on latest GICS consultation

S&P Dow Jones and MSCI have launched their latest consultation on proposed changes to the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS), with potential ramifications for ETF investors.


Trackinsight launches market classification system for thematic ETFs

Oct 22nd, 2021 | By
Trackinsight launches market classification system for thematic ETFs

Trackinsight, a provider of ETF data and analytics, has launched a proprietary classification system for thematic ETFs.


Euronext launches MIB ESG Index

Oct 20th, 2021 | By
Euronext launches MIB ESG Index

Euronext, in collaboration with Borsa Italiana, has launched a socially responsible alternative to the FTSE MIB, Italy’s foremost equity index.


ETF rebalancing and reconstitution

Oct 4th, 2021 | By
Varun Raju, Team Lead, Products, and Vaibhav Agarwal, Head of Products, Indxx.

By Varun Raju, Team Lead, Products, and Vaibhav Agarwal, Head of Products, Indxx.

The unrelenting growth of passive investing, owing to its ease and low costs, has further galvanized index providers and fund managers to discover innovative solutions and reduce market inefficiencies.