ETF and Index News

ESG’s turning point: Four trends could accelerate flows in 2021

Feb 1st, 2021 | By
ESG's turning point SPDR ETFs

By Brie Williams, Head of Practice Management, and Rebecca Chesworth, Equity ETF Strategist at State Street Global Advisors.

So much transpired across society, economies, and the investment community to advance ESG investing in 2020.


Global ETF trends to watch in 2021

Jan 30th, 2021 | By
Jason Xavier, Head of EMEA ETF Capital Markets at Franklin Templeton Investments.

Jason Xavier, Head of EMEA ETF Capital Markets at Franklin Templeton explores key trends to watch in ETF markets during 2021 including ESG, fixed income, and emerging markets.


Lyxor discloses climate impact implied by over 150 ETFs

Jan 22nd, 2021 | By
Florent Deixonne, Head of SRI at Lyxor Asset Management

Lyxor Asset Management has published the temperature increases currently implied by more than 150 of its ETFs in order to help investors better assess the impact of their portfolios on climate change.


Hang Seng introduces smart beta factor index family

Jan 19th, 2021 | By
Hong Kong ETFs

Hang Seng Indexes has introduced the Hang Seng Smart Beta Index Series, a family of indices reflecting the performance of various equity risk premia exhibited in Hong Kong-listed stocks.


Assets under management at Rize ETF surpass $100m

Jan 8th, 2021 | By
Assets under management at Rize ETF surpass $100m

Rize ETF has seen its stable of thematic equity ETFs reach $100 million in AUM, less than a year since the launch of its first fund.


Why are ETFs becoming more attractive to insurers?

Jan 7th, 2021 | By
Charles Moussier, EMEA Head of Insurance Solutions at Invesco

By Charles Moussier, EMEA Head of Insurance Solutions at Invesco.

According to a preconceived notion, insurers rarely use ETFs in their investment strategies and allocations. However, this is not the case at all.


21Shares expels XRP from two crypto ETPs over SEC Ripple lawsuit

Dec 31st, 2020 | By
SEC postpones ruling on VanEck bitcoin ETF until at least June

21Shares has made unscheduled reconstitutions to two crypto basket ETPs, removing Ripple’s XRP as an underlying component.


Amplify assets top $3bn

Dec 29th, 2020 | By
Christian Magoon, CEO of Amplify ETFs.

Amplify ETFs has announced that its suite of ten exchange-traded funds has surpassed $3 billion in assets under management.


HANetf surpasses $1 billion in assets as EMQQ and BTCE power through $200m

Dec 18th, 2020 | By
HANetf surpasses $1 billion in assets under management as EMQQ and BTCE power past $200m

HANetf has surpassed $1 billion in assets under management. The milestone represents a significant achievement for the London-based white-label issuer which is led by ETF veterans Hector McNeil and Nik Bienkowski.


ETFs to join Investment Association’s sectors in April 2021

Dec 18th, 2020 | By
ETFs to join Investment Association’s sectors in April 2021

Exchange-traded funds will be included in the Investment Association’s (IA) sectors from 19 April 2021.