‘ Emerging and Frontier ’

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.


AgioFunds, Beta Securities launch Polish tech ETF on GPW

Jun 8th, 2021 | By
AgioFunds, Beta Securities launch Polish tech ETF on GPW

AgioFunds and its listing partner Beta Securities Poland have launched a new ETF on GPW (Warsaw Stock Exchange) providing exposure to Polish equities from technology-enabled sectors.


BlackRock launches low-cost Australian ESG equity ETF on ASX

Jun 7th, 2021 | By
BlackRock launches low-cost Australian ESG ETF

BlackRock has launched the iShares Core MSCI Australia ESG Leaders ETF (IESG AU) on the Australian Securities Exchange, providing low-cost exposure to Australian equities with robust environmental, social, and governance credentials.


CSOP launches Chinese solar industry ETF in Hong Kong

Jun 2nd, 2021 | By
Solar ETFs

CSOP Asset Management has launched a new thematic equity ETF in Hong Kong providing exposure to China A-share companies involved in the photovoltaic industry.


ChinaAMC acquires BMO’s Hong Kong-listed ETFs

Jun 1st, 2021 | By
ChinaAMC acquires BMO’s Hong Kong-listed ETFs

ChinaAMC has finalized the acquisition of BMO’s Hong Kong-listed ETFs following the Canadian asset manager’s decision to pull out of the city’s ETF market.


Fubon launches inverse and leveraged Taiwan equity ETPs in Hong Kong

Jun 1st, 2021 | By
Fubon launches inverse and leveraged Taiwan equity ETPs in Hong Kong

Taipei-headquartered Fubon Asset Management has launched two new ETPs in Hong Kong providing inverse and leveraged exposure to Taiwan’s equity market.


KraneShares launches Europe’s first ‘SSE STAR 50’ ETF

May 27th, 2021 | By
Jonathan Krane, CEO of KraneShares.

KraneShares has unveiled the first ETF in Europe tracking the ‘SSE STAR 50’.


Institutional investors turn to ETFs to access Chinese assets

May 26th, 2021 | By
Institutional investors favour ETFs to access Chinese assets

European institutional investors are adopting ETFs as their vehicle of choice for accessing Chinese equities and bonds, according to a survey commissioned by NTree International on behalf of China Post Global.


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.