‘ Asia Pacific ’

Lion Global and OCBC to launch Hang Seng TECH ETF in Singapore

Nov 24th, 2020 | By
Gerard Lee, Chief Executive Officer at Lion Global Investors

Lion Global Investors has partnered with OCBC Securities to create the city state’s first technology-focused ETF. The Lion-OCBC Securities Hang Seng TECH ETF is set to begin trading on 10 December and will provide investors with pure-play exposure to the Chinese tech sector.


Daiwa unveils two low-cost Japanese equity ETFs

Nov 13th, 2020 | By
Daiwa unveils two low-cost Japanese equity ETFs

Tokyo-based Daiwa Asset Management has launched two new ETFs on TSE providing low-cost exposure to mainstream Japanese equity indices – the Nikkei 225 and the TOPIX.


5G and ‘hydrogen economy’ thematic ETFs debut in South Korea

Nov 2nd, 2020 | By
5G and hydrogen economy thematic ETFs debut in Korea

Three new thematic equity ETFs – linked to the 5G and ‘hydrogen economy’ industries – have listed on Korea Exchange.


Amundi launches Japan SRI ETF

Oct 28th, 2020 | By
Japan SRI ETFs

Amundi has expanded its line-up of socially responsible ETFs with the introduction of a Japanese equity strategy.


Factor ETFs continue to grow in popularity, finds Invesco

Oct 23rd, 2020 | By
Georg Elsaesser, Senior Portfolio Manager, Quantitative Strategies at Invesco

Institutional and wholesale investors are increasingly turning to ETFs to implement factor strategies, according to research by Invesco.


China-Hong Kong “ETF Connect” commences with quadruple launch

Oct 23rd, 2020 | By
Hong Kong China ETF Connect

The first ETFs to utilize the new cross-listing mechanism between the markets of Hong Kong and mainland China have begun trading.


Vanguard launches ‘ethically conscious’ Australian equity ETF on ASX

Oct 19th, 2020 | By
Vanguard launches ESG Australian equity ETF on ASX

Vanguard Australia has expanded its suite of ‘ethically conscious’ ETFs with the launch of a new strategy targeting Australian equities.


Samsung lists high-income APAC REIT ETF on HKEX

Oct 15th, 2020 | By
Samsung launches Hong Kong's first REIT ETF

Samsung Asset Management Hong Kong has rolled out an ETF providing targeted exposure to high-yielding real estate investment trusts (REITs) trading in the developed Asia Pacific region.


Haitong to launch Hong Kong’s first ESG China A-shares ETF

Oct 13th, 2020 | By
Haitong to launch Hong Kong’s first ESG China A-share ETF

Haitong International is gearing up to launch the first Hong Kong-listed ETF to provide environmental, social, and governance-adjusted exposure to Chinese A-shares.


Mirae launches five ‘New Deal’ thematic equity ETFs on KRX

Oct 12th, 2020 | By
South Korean President Moon Jae-in

Mirae Asset Global Investments has launched five new thematic ETFs on the Korea Exchange. The funds invest in companies from the so-called ‘BBIG’ industries.