ETF and Index News

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.


MSCI launches China-focused thematic indices

May 12th, 2021 | By
China thematic indices

MSCI has unveiled a suite of China equity indices – the MSCI China Thematic Indices – designed to help investors capitalize on long-term, structural trends within the country.


Invesco Canada to trim fee on Nasdaq 100 ETF

May 6th, 2021 | By
Invesco Canada to trim fee on Nasdaq 100 ETF

Invesco Canada has announced it will trim the management fee charged on the C$400m Invesco QQQ Index ETF (QQC.F CN) from 0.25% to 0.20%, effective 14 May.


MSCI unveils its first Paris-aligned fixed income indices

May 5th, 2021 | By
MSCI unveils its first Paris-aligned fixed income indices

MSCI has introduced a new suite of fixed income indices providing exposure to corporate bonds while adhering to the Paris Agreement’s objective of limiting global warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.


S&P DJI unveils digital asset indices

May 4th, 2021 | By
Evolve to launch Canada's first multi-crypto ETF

S&P Dow Jones Indices has unveiled a suite of proprietary benchmarks targeting the digital assets market.