‘ Emerging and Frontier ’

Are you being left behind? Institutions are not waiting on MSCI China A-share inclusion

May 19th, 2021 | By
Luke Oliver, Head of Strategy at KraneShares.

By Luke Oliver, Head of Strategy at KraneShares.

MSCI has not increased the inclusion factor of China A-shares in its indexes since November 2019. While the global index provider is taking a measured approach to inclusion, financial institutions are proceeding more ambitiously.


China approves first Mainland-listed Hang Seng TECH ETFs

May 17th, 2021 | By
Anita Mo, CEO of Hang Seng Indexes

The China Securities Regulatory Commission has approved the listing on Mainland stock exchanges of the first ETFs tracking the Hang Seng TECH Index.


CSOP launches cloud computing ETF in Hong Kong

May 17th, 2021 | By
CSOP launches China healthcare innovators ETF

CSOP Asset Management has launched the CSOP Global Cloud Computing Technology Index ETF (3194 HK) on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong, providing exposure to US and Chinese companies operating in the cloud computing sector.


Shanghai and South Korea exchanges plan ETF Connect

May 13th, 2021 | By
Shanghai and South Korea exchanges plan ETF Connect

Shanghai Stock Exchange and Korea Exchange have announced they are collaborating on a scheme for linking the ETF markets of both exchanges.


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.


FinEx launches ‘fallen angels’ USD bond ETF on Moscow Exchange

Apr 23rd, 2021 | By
FinEx launches 'fallen angels' USD bond ETF on Moscow Exchange

FinEx has launched a new ETF on Moscow Exchange that seeks to capture the risk premia associated with ‘fallen angel’ bonds.


Regime change takes root in Factorland

Apr 22nd, 2021 | By
Regime change takes root in Factorland

By FTSE Russell.

The rotation away from pricey defensive factors (notably Quality) into their cyclically sensitive counterparts (led by Value) went into overdrive in Q1 2021 as markets recalibrated expectations for a quicker post-crisis economic recovery.


Premia Partners lists two China bond ETFs in Hong Kong

Apr 14th, 2021 | By
Premia launches STAR 50 ETF on HKEX

Premia Partners has launched two new China-focused fixed income ETFs on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong.


Fortify your 40% with emerging markets bonds

Apr 12th, 2021 | By
Fran Rodilosso, Portfolio Manager, Head of Fixed Income ETF Portfolio Management at VanEck.

By Fran Rodilosso, Head of Fixed Income ETF Portfolio Management at VanEck.

Emerging market bonds historically do well in rising rate environments—particularly when rates rise due to higher growth prospects rather than a taper tantrum.


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.