ETF and Index News

Waystone announces white-label ETF ambitions

Jul 23rd, 2022 | By
Paul Heffernan, CEO of Waystone ETFs

Waystone, a full-service provider to the asset management industry, has stated its intention to enter Europe’s white-label ETF market in the near future.

Trackinsight: ETF investors pivoting towards higher value propositions

Jul 23rd, 2022 | By
Trackinsight global ETF survey

ETF investors are increasingly shifting towards higher value propositions including actively managed, thematic, ESG, and crypto asset strategies, according to the latest global survey from Trackinsight.

Franklin Templeton repositions US ETF platform

Jul 13th, 2022 | By
Patrick O’Connor, global head of ETFs at Franklin Templeton Investments.

Franklin Templeton has announced a series of marketing and strategy adjustments within its US ETF line-up as the firm aims to better align its offering while capitalizing on the now-established strength of its brand name.

Leverage Shares unveils white label ETP platform

Jul 13th, 2022 | By
Raj Sheth, Commercial Director at Leverage Shares

Leverage Shares has announced its entry into Europe’s sparsely populated ETP white labeling market, catering to the increasing number of asset managers seeking to introduce investment strategies in the region.

Europe’s ESG ETF market poised for further growth, finds BNP Paribas

Jun 24th, 2022 | By
BNP Paribas launches Paris-aligned eurozone biodiversity ETF

BNP Paribas Asset Management has debuted the first edition of its European ESG ETF Barometer, a bi-annual survey monitoring changes in investors’ sustainable investment outlook and practices.

Index providers brace for tougher regulations

Jun 22nd, 2022 | By
Index providers brace for tougher regulations

Index providers may be subject to stricter regulatory standards as the US Securities and Exchange Commission considers whether to exert greater control over an increasingly influential segment of the financial ecosystem.

Thematic ETF rebalancing during prolonged downturns

Jun 22nd, 2022 | By
Rahul Sen Sharma, Managing Partner at Indxx.

By Rahul Sen Sharma, Managing Partner at Indxx.

Rebalancing allows thematic ETF managers to maintain their strategic long-term allocations in the face of rapidly shifting markets.

MSCI adds new factors to its smart beta models

Jun 20th, 2022 | By
Mark Carver, Head of Equity Portfolio Management and Equity Factors at MSCI

MSCI has updated its equity factor models with three new inputs – sustainability, crowding, and machine learning.

UK wealth managers show strong appetite for model portfolios

Jun 9th, 2022 | By
Fabrizio Zumbo, Director, European Asset and Wealth Management Research at Cerulli Associates.

UK wealth managers are expected to increase their use of model portfolios over the next two years, driving further adoption of ETFs, according to a recent survey conducted by Cerulli Associates.

ETFs set for entry into China-Hong Kong Stock Connect

May 31st, 2022 | By
Lion Global and OCBC launch ‘China Leaders’ ETF in Singapore

Regulators in mainland China and Hong Kong have reached an agreement on the inclusion of ETFs into the Stock Connect programme.