ETF and Index News

Saturna assumes management of Almalia/Sanlam’s Shariah-compliant active global equity ETF

Nov 24th, 2021 | By
Scott Klimo, CIO of Saturna Capital

Washington state-based investment manager Saturna Capital has taken over the management of an actively managed Shariah equity UCITS ETF originally sponsored by Almalia and Sanlam.


ETF trends to watch in 2022: Crypto, taxes, and active

Nov 18th, 2021 | By
Nicholas J. Elward, Senior Vice President, Head of Institutional Product and ETFs at Natixis Investment Managers.

By Nicholas J. Elward, Head of Institutional Product and ETFs at Natixis Investment Managers.

We expect 2022 to be even more exciting than this year. Here are three trends we’re watching closely.


Indexing fintech BITA raises €6m from ETFS Capital to accelerate growth

Nov 16th, 2021 | By
Indexing fintech BITA raises €6m from ETFS Capital to accelerate growth

Index technology company BITA has secured €6 million in venture capital funding from ETFS Capital.


Demand for active ETFs in Europe set to expand, finds Cerulli

Nov 12th, 2021 | By
Justina Deveikyte, Director of European Institutional Research at Cerulli Associates.

The European market for actively managed ETFs is poised to grow with institutional investors driving demand, according to Cerulli Associates.


Bitcoin and ethereum drive ETC Group’s AUM above $2bn

Nov 10th, 2021 | By
CI Global launches risk-managed bitcoin & ether ETF

Specialist crypto ETP provider ETC Group has surpassed $2 billion assets under management courtesy of investor net inflows and strong market performance related to the firm’s bitcoin and ethereum ETPs.


Change Finance commits its US equity ETF to carbon-neutrality

Nov 9th, 2021 | By
SSGA to offer US’s first Paris-aligned global equity ETF

Impact asset manager Change Finance is to offset the carbon emissions linked to its $110 million US equity ETF.


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.