ETF and Index News

European investors demonstrate appetite for defined outcome ETFs

Sep 14th, 2021 | By
HANetf cross-lists 12 ETFs on SIX

European professional investors have indicated a significant appetite for the introduction of defined outcome ETFs on the continent, according to research from London-based white-label ETF issuer HANetf.


Carbon offset ETFs: the Diet Coke of investing

Sep 7th, 2021 | By
Josh Gregory, Founder of Sugi.

Guilt-free investing? Josh Gregory, Founder of Sugi, explains why investors still need to be cautious.


Invesco launches global solar ETF in Europe

Aug 18th, 2021 | By
Gary Buxton, Head of EMEA ETFs at Invesco

Invesco has launched a new ETF in Europe providing targeted exposure to the global solar industry. The Invesco Solar Energy UCITS ETF has been listed on London Stock Exchange, Xetra, and Borsa Italiana and comes with an expense ratio of 0.69%.


CSOP launches global smart driving ETF in Hong Kong

Aug 16th, 2021 | By
Melody He, Deputy CEO at CSOP Asset Management

CSOP Asset Management has launched a new thematic equity ETF in Hong Kong providing exposure to companies operating with the ‘smart driving’ ecosystem.


Concentration risk in clean energy ETFs still a concern, says Bloomberg Intelligence

Jul 15th, 2021 | By
Concentration risk in clean energy ETFs still a concern, says Bloomberg Intelligence

According to Bloomberg Intelligence (BI), the decreased concentration of stocks associated with the clean energy theme within ETFs provides investors with broader and less volatile exposure. Still, warns BI, some companies like Sunworks still have close to 20% of their shares held by the ETFs so drastic price swings can still be expected.


HANzero™: A Q&A with Hector McNeil

Jul 14th, 2021 | By
HANetf cross-lists 12 ETFs on SIX

ETF Strategy reached out to Hector McNeil of HANetf to find out more about its new HANzero™ product feature which seeks to neutralise the carbon emissions of a portfolio.


FTSE Russell unveils suite of Paris-aligned equity indices

Jul 6th, 2021 | By
Aled Jones, Head of Sustainable Investment Product Management, EMEA, FTSE Russell

FTSE Russell has launched the FTSE EU Climate Benchmarks Index Series, a suite of climate-themed equity indices aligned with the Paris Agreement’s goal of limiting global warming to two degrees above pre-industrial levels.


Franklin Templeton taps expertise of affiliates for upcoming ETF listings on TSX

Jun 18th, 2021 | By
Franklin Templeton taps expertise of affiliates for upcoming ETF listings on TSX

Franklin Templeton has tapped the active management expertise of its affiliates Brandywine Global, ClearBridge Investments and Martin Currie for the upcoming launch of five ETFs in Canada.


Dimensional converts four mutual funds worth $29bn into ETFs

Jun 15th, 2021 | By
Dimensional converts $8bn tax-managed mutual fund into an ETF

Dimensional Fund Advisors has completed the conversion of four of its US tax-managed mutual funds, collectively housing $28.8 billion in assets, into transparent actively managed ETFs.


ETF adoption accelerates in China, finds BBH

Jun 14th, 2021 | By
Chris Pigott, Senior Vice President, BBH Hong Kong

China’s ETF market experienced a banner year in 2020 and is poised for further rapid growth over the next 12 months, according to research from ETF custodian and administrator Brown Brothers Harriman.