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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.

PGIM launches active core bond ETF

Apr 16th, 2021 | By
Stuart Parker, president and CEO of PGIM Investments.

PGIM has expanded its line-up of actively managed ETFs with the launch of a core multi-sector fixed income strategy.

Aluminium’s surge fuelled by fundamentals

Apr 14th, 2021 | By
Aluminium’s surge fuelled by fundamentals

By Mobeen Tahir, Associate Director of Research at WisdomTree.

Strong fundamentals have driven aluminium prices in recent weeks. Can the rally be sustained going forward?

SSGA launches USD EM bond ETF

Apr 8th, 2021 | By
SSGA launches ESG-screened Dividend Aristocrats ETFs

State Street Global Advisors has launched a new fixed income ETF providing exposure to US dollar-denominated bonds from emerging market issuers.

BlackRock launches two climate-aligned fixed income ETFs

Mar 29th, 2021 | By
Brett Olson, Head of Fixed Income iShares in EMEA for BlackRock

BlackRock has expanded its European suite of sustainable fixed income solutions with the launch of two climate-aligned ETFs.

BNP Paribas adds three new ESG fixed income ETFs

Mar 25th, 2021 | By
BNP Paribas launches Paris-aligned low-carbon world equity ETF

BNP Paribas Asset Management has rolled out three new sustainable fixed income ETFs on Euronext Paris.

SSGA cuts fees on high-yield and MBS ETFs to record low

Mar 25th, 2021 | By
Noel Archard, global head of SPDR product at SSGA

State Street Global Advisors has reduced the fee on its NYSE-listed SPDR Portfolio High Yield Bond ETF (SPHY US) and SPDR Portfolio Mortgage Backed Bond ETF (SPMB US) products.

Thematic ETFs to command $300bn AUM within five years, says Bloomberg Intelligence

Mar 22nd, 2021 | By
Thematic ETFs

Thematic ETFs could become a $300 billion category within five years despite being dismissed as a gimmick just a few years ago, says Bloomberg Intelligence.