ETF and Index News

S&P DJI unveils digital asset indices

May 4th, 2021 | By
S&P DJI unveils its first crypto asset indices

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


BlackRock cuts fees on active carbon transition ETFs one month after launch

May 4th, 2021 | By
BlackRock unveils low-cost ‘micro’ gold ETP in the US

BlackRock has cut the fees charged on its two actively managed carbon transition ETFs less than one month after the funds launched on NYSE Arca.


Compass launches crypto asset indices

Apr 28th, 2021 | By
Professor William Knottenbelt, Director for Cryptocurrency Research and Engineering at the Imperial College Centre

Swiss-based index provider Compass Financial Technologies has launched its first crypto asset indices including traditional single-token references as well as innovative risk-controlled varieties.


SEC postpones ruling on VanEck bitcoin ETF until at least June

Apr 28th, 2021 | By
SEC postpones ruling on VanEck bitcoin ETF until at least June

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has delayed its decision whether to approve the listing of the VanEck Bitcoin Trust until at least mid-June, according to a filing on Wednesday.


S&P DJI rolls out ESG-screened ‘dividend aristocrats’ indices

Apr 27th, 2021 | By
Horizons unveils Canada's first global green bond ETF

S&P Dow Jones Indices has begun to roll out sustainable versions of its popular ‘Dividend Aristocrats’ indices.


Investment Association adds over 500 ETFs to fund sectors

Apr 16th, 2021 | By
ETFs to join Investment Association’s sectors in April 2021

The Investment Association (IA), the trade body that represents the UK’s fund management industry, has added ETFs to its fund sectors for the first time.


FTSE Russell targets inflation-linked govies in new climate risk-adjusted index

Apr 14th, 2021 | By
FTSE Russell targets inflation-linked govies in new climate risk-adjusted index

FTSE Russell has launched the FTSE Climate Risk-Adjusted World Inflation-Linked Securities Index, the first index to target the global inflation-linked government bond market while tilting towards countries considered more resilient to climate change.


Amundi set to acquire Lyxor

Apr 7th, 2021 | By
Yves Perrier, Chief Executive Officer of Amundi

Amundi has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire fellow French ETF rival Lyxor from Société Générale.


Guinness Atkinson converts two mutual funds to ETFs in industry first

Mar 29th, 2021 | By
SEC postpones ruling on VanEck bitcoin ETF until at least June

Guinness Atkinson Asset Management has completed the conversion of two mutual funds to actively managed ETFs on NYSE Arca.


Active semi-transparent ETFs: Ready to launch?

Mar 24th, 2021 | By
Matthew Schiffman, principal for Distribution Insight, Broadridge Financial Solutions.

By Matthew Schiffman, Principal, Distribution Insight at Broadridge.

Creating an effective go-to-market strategy requires data and insight.