ETF and Index News

Demand for ESG helps drive record index revenues

May 30th, 2022 | By
Amundi launches short-term global aggregate bond ESG ETF

Revenues collected by index providers globally reached a record $5 billion in 2021, representing an increase of 23.1% from the previous year, according to data collected by Burton-Taylor International Consulting.


ETF industry AUM to double over next four years

May 18th, 2022 | By
ETF industry AUM to double in four years, says PwC

Professional services firm PwC forecasts assets under management in the global ETF industry to reach $20 trillion by 2026.


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
ConvexityShares debuts two US equity volatility 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.