ETF and Index News

Majority of active managers’ outperformance down to luck, finds S&P DJI

Apr 25th, 2022 | By
Majority of active outperformance down to luck, finds S&P DJI

Top-performing active fund managers in Europe struggle to replicate their success in subsequent years, according to research from S&P Dow Jones Indices.


Lack of education stunting UK retail ETF adoption

Apr 25th, 2022 | By
Adria Beso, Head of Platforms Distribution, Sales, Europe, WisdomTree

Only one in five retail investors in the UK currently invest in ETFs, according to a survey commissioned by WisdomTree.


BlackRock cuts fees on $200bn worth of ETFs

Apr 14th, 2022 | By
BlackRock cuts fees on $200bn worth of ETFs

BlackRock has trimmed the expense ratios on seven US-listed ETFs providing a range of mainstream equity and fixed income exposures.


Algo-Chain launches AI-driven ETF model portfolio tool

Apr 9th, 2022 | By
Allan Lane, Co-Founder of Algo-Chain

London-based FinTech company Algo-Chain has launched an AI-driven tool for the construction of ETF model portfolios.


Nasdaq unveils world’s first carbon removal indices

Apr 4th, 2022 | By
carbon removal etfs indices

Nasdaq has unveiled the world’s first indices linked to the performance of Carbon Removal Certificates, a type of commodity contract referencing the price of removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.


SSGA replaced as manager of Hong Kong’s largest ETF

Apr 4th, 2022 | By
Hong Kong Hang Seng ETFs

State Street Global Advisors is being forced out from managing Hong Kong’s largest ETF, the HK$112 billion Tracker Fund of Hong Kong.


Volatility Shares launches inverse and leveraged VIX ETFs

Apr 4th, 2022 | By
Volatility Shares launches inverse and leveraged VIX ETFs

Volatility Shares has debuted a pair of ETFs in the US providing inverse and leveraged exposure to short-term VIX futures.


Active, thematic, and ESG ETFs poised for growth, finds BBH

Mar 17th, 2022 | By
Active, thematic, and ESG ETFs poised for growth, finds BBH

Actively managed, thematic, and socially responsible ETFs are poised for further growth, according to the ninth annual global ETF investor survey conducted by Brown Brothers Harriman.


Innovator unveils ‘Step-Up’ defined outcome ETFs

Mar 10th, 2022 | By
Bruce Bond, CEO of Innovator ETFs

Innovator Capital Management has introduced a new breed of defined outcome ETFs, known as Innovator Step-Up Strategy ETFs, which opportunistically refresh their return profiles when considered advantageous.


HANetf cross-lists 12 ETFs on SIX

Mar 8th, 2022 | By
HANetf cross-lists 12 ETFs on SIX

HANetf has doubled its footprint in Switzerland by cross-listing a dozen ETFs including ten thematic equity funds on SIX Swiss Exchange.