ETF and Index News

Putnam rolls out five active ESG ETFs

Jan 25th, 2023 | By
Robert L. Reynolds, President and CEO, Putnam Investments

Putnam Investments has launched five new fully transparent, actively managed ETFs on NYSE Arca catering to socially responsible investors seeking core portfolio exposures.


CIBC launches two new core portfolio ETFs

Jan 25th, 2023 | By
David Scandiffio, President and CEO, CIBC Asset Management

CIBC Asset Management has launched two new ETFs on Toronto Stock Exchange providing low-cost access to core equity and fixed income exposures.


Wealth Manager 2.0 – cheaper, better, simpler by design

Jan 18th, 2023 | By
Raj Sheth, Commercial Director at Leverage Shares; and Allan Lane, CEO of Algo-Chain.

By Raj Sheth, Commercial Director at Leverage Shares; and Allan Lane, CEO of Algo-Chain.

Welcome to the world of Wealth Management 2.0, where the next generation of financial advisors is standing out from the crowd with their own personalized service built around a core/satellite proposition.


Europe’s ESG ETF industry proves resilient

Jan 18th, 2023 | By
WisdomTree enhances ESG criteria across self-indexed ETFs

Against challenging market conditions, socially responsible ETFs in Europe continued to see robust investor demand in 2022, according to data from Morningstar.


Strive switches index on anti-ESG US small-cap ETF

Jan 16th, 2023 | By
Strive switches index on anti-ESG US small-cap ETF

Strive Asset Management has swapped out the index underlying its “anti-ESG” US small-cap equity ETF.


Smart beta ETFs poised for revival in Europe

Jan 12th, 2023 | By
Fabrizio Zumbo, Director, European Asset and Wealth Management Research at Cerulli Associates.

Amid a challenging market environment and macroeconomic instability, smart beta or factor-based investing has seen an uptick in investor interest, according to research from Cerulli Associates.


ETF industry posts stellar growth despite market turmoil

Jan 11th, 2023 | By
ETF industry robust in 2022 despite market challenges

ETFs and other ETPs globally gathered $867 billion in net new assets during 2022, marking the second-highest annual net inflows on record, according to data from BlackRock.


ProShares to switch geared US sector ETFs to S&P Select indices

Jan 10th, 2023 | By
ProShares to change indices of geared US sector ETFs

ProShares has announced plans to change the underlying references for 23 ETFs providing tactical exposures to individual sectors of the US equity market.


FTSE Russell partners with Ping An on China ESG indices

Dec 10th, 2022 | By
FTSE Russell partners with Ping An on China ESG indices

FTSE Russell has teamed up with Ping An to launch the FTSE Ping An China ESG Indices, a new index series designed to help investors better integrate sustainability considerations into their China equity allocations.


Dimensional launches two new multi-factor ETFs

Dec 8th, 2022 | By
Gerard O’Reilly, co-CEO and Chief Investment Officer, Dimensional Fund Advisors

Dimensional Fund Advisors has launched two new fully transparent active ETFs that systematically harvest multiple factor risk premia within US large-cap value and global real estate markets.