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S&P DJI, MSCI embark on latest GICS consultation

Oct 25th, 2021 | By
S&P DJI, MSCI embark on latest GICS consultation

S&P Dow Jones and MSCI have launched their latest consultation on proposed changes to the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS), with potential ramifications for ETF investors.

DWS repurposes six Xtrackers equity ETFs, slashes fees

Oct 22nd, 2021 | By
DWS revamps six Xtrackers equity ETFs

DWS has made significant changes to six equity ETFs collectively housing over $1.8 billion in assets under management.

DWS unveils suite of ESG-screened European sector ETFs

Sep 21st, 2021 | By
DWS revamps six Xtrackers equity ETFs

DWS has unveiled a suite of socially responsible European sector ETFs that exclude companies from industries considered less reputable as well as firms with poor ESG profiles.

DWS introduces EUR and USD corporate green bond ETFs

Jul 13th, 2021 | By
DWS revamps six Xtrackers equity ETFs

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

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.

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.

MSCI launches China-focused thematic indices

May 12th, 2021 | By
China thematic indices

MSCI has unveiled a suite of China equity indices – the MSCI China Thematic Indices – designed to help investors capitalize on long-term, structural trends within the country.

Investment Association adds over 500 ETFs to fund sectors

Apr 16th, 2021 | By
ETFs to join Investment Association’s sectors in April 2021

The Investment Association (IA), the trade body that represents the UK’s fund management industry, has added ETFs to its fund sectors for the first time.

Invesco launches equal weight S&P 500 ETF on LSE

Apr 8th, 2021 | By
Invesco rolls out trio of multi-factor US equity ETFs

Invesco has launched an ETF in Europe providing equal-weight exposure to the companies that make up the S&P 500.

Amundi set to acquire Lyxor

Apr 7th, 2021 | By
Yves Perrier, Chief Executive Officer of Amundi

Amundi has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire fellow French ETF rival Lyxor from Société Générale.