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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.

Invesco launches ESG high-yield USD corporate bond ETF

Jul 13th, 2021 | By
Gary Buxton, Head of EMEA ETFs at Invesco

Invesco has launched a new fixed income ETF on LSE providing socially responsible exposure to the US dollar high-yield corporate bond market.

DWS introduces EUR and USD corporate green bond ETFs

Jul 13th, 2021 | By
DWS launches euro and US dollar corporate green bond ETFs

DWS has launched a pair of ETFs on Xetra which provide investors with access to the rapidly growing market for green corporate bonds.

LGIM launches multi-strategy commodities ETF

Jul 12th, 2021 | By
LGIM launches multi-strategy commodities ETF

Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has launched a new ETF providing diversified exposure to the commodities futures market while using various smart rolling mechanisms to target the most effective contract maturity for each underlying commodity.

Bloomberg debuts its first EM and thematic equity indices

Jun 9th, 2021 | By
Alan Campbell, Head of Product Management for Bloomberg's Multi-Asset Index business

Bloomberg has broadened its equity indexing capabilities with the launch of its first emerging markets and thematic equity indices.

KraneShares unveils China bond inclusion ETF

Jun 8th, 2021 | By
KraneShares unveils China bond inclusion ETF

KraneShares has introduced a new China-focused fixed income ETF providing exposure to renminbi-denominated securities included in the Bloomberg Barclays Global Aggregate Index.

Vanguard launches ESG-screened global corporate bond ETF in Europe

May 25th, 2021 | By
Fong Yee Chan, Head of ESG strategy, UK and Europe, Vanguard

Vanguard has introduced its first ESG-considered fixed income ETF in Europe with the launch of the Vanguard ESG Global Corporate Bond UCITS ETF.

Cleaning up ETF ESG greenwashing

May 20th, 2021 | By
Cleaning up ETF ESG Greenwashing

By Shaheen Contractor, ESG Analyst, Bloomberg Intelligence.

ESG ETF assets hit $218bn last year as the number of funds grew and asset managers launched new funds to capitalize on the growth in the market. However, even though ESG factors have become a major influence in the market, it is still difficult for investors to understand what exactly ESG ETFs offer.

Amundi to transition six fixed income ETFs to ESG indices

May 18th, 2021 | By
Fannie Wurtz, Head of Amundi ETF, Indexing and Smart Beta

Amundi has revealed plans to expand its environmental, social and governance (ESG) product suite with the transition of six regular fixed income ETFs into equivalent ESG exposures in the coming weeks.

The view of US investment-grade credit from Europe

Apr 28th, 2021 | By
SSGA rolls out ESG-screened Dividend Aristocrats ETFs in Europe

By the ETF research team at State Street Global Advisors.

Investment-grade credit was the darling of investors in 2020. Dramatically wider spreads to government bonds, following the March sell-off, coupled with a central bank backstop made IG credit an easy investment choice.