ETF and Index News

SEC targets greenwashing in fund naming clampdown

May 31st, 2022 | By
Index providers brace for tougher regulations

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has proposed new rules aimed at better aligning the names of investment funds with their underlying strategies.


China’s ETF market poised for rapid growth, finds BBH

May 31st, 2022 | By
China’s ETF market poised for further growth, finds BBH

China’s ETF market experienced a banner year in 2021 and is poised for further rapid growth over the next 12 months, according to research from Brown Brothers Harriman.


Demand for ESG helps drive record index revenues

May 30th, 2022 | By
Dimensional unveils sustainable multi-factor global bond ETF

Revenues collected by index providers globally reached a record $5 billion in 2021, representing an increase of 23.1% from the previous year, according to data collected by Burton-Taylor International Consulting.


ETF industry AUM to double over next four years

May 18th, 2022 | By
ETF industry AUM to double in four years, says PwC

Professional services firm PwC forecasts assets under management in the global ETF industry to reach $20 trillion by 2026.


Majority of active managers’ outperformance down to luck, finds S&P DJI

Apr 25th, 2022 | By
Majority of active outperformance down to luck, finds S&P DJI

Top-performing active fund managers in Europe struggle to replicate their success in subsequent years, according to research from S&P Dow Jones Indices.


Lack of education stunting UK retail ETF adoption

Apr 25th, 2022 | By
Adria Beso, Head of Platforms Distribution, Sales, Europe, WisdomTree

Only one in five retail investors in the UK currently invest in ETFs, according to a survey commissioned by WisdomTree.


BlackRock cuts fees on $200bn worth of ETFs

Apr 14th, 2022 | By
BlackRock cuts fees on $200bn worth of ETFs

BlackRock has trimmed the expense ratios on seven US-listed ETFs providing a range of mainstream equity and fixed income exposures.


Algo-Chain launches AI-driven ETF model portfolio tool

Apr 9th, 2022 | By
Allan Lane, Co-Founder of Algo-Chain

London-based FinTech company Algo-Chain has launched an AI-driven tool for the construction of ETF model portfolios.


Nasdaq unveils world’s first carbon removal indices

Apr 4th, 2022 | By
carbon removal etfs indices

Nasdaq has unveiled the world’s first indices linked to the performance of Carbon Removal Certificates, a type of commodity contract referencing the price of removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.


SSGA replaced as manager of Hong Kong’s largest ETF

Apr 4th, 2022 | By
Hang Seng IM introduces RMB counter for Tracker Fund of Hong Kong

State Street Global Advisors is being forced out from managing Hong Kong’s largest ETF, the HK$112 billion Tracker Fund of Hong Kong.