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BlackRock’s ‘ESG Enhanced’ ETFs to incorporate CTB requirement

Oct 27th, 2021 | By
Manuela Sperandeo, BlackRock’s EMEA Head of Sustainable Indexing

BlackRock has announced that the MSCI indices underlying its $9bn ‘ESG Enhanced’ range of iShares UCITS ETFs are to be updated to meet the European Union’s Climate Transition Benchmark (CTB) requirement. Manuela Sperandeo, BlackRock’s EMEA Head of Sustainable Indexing, said: “These improvements to the iShares ESG Enhanced UCITS ETF range raise the standard for incorporating environmental characteristics into sustainable ETFs.”


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.


Horizons launches active ETF for EM consumer growth

Oct 25th, 2021 | By
Horizons launches emerging markets leaders ETF

Horizons ETFs has launched a new actively managed ETF in Canada targeting companies poised to benefit from the consumer growth story in emerging markets.


The Rise of Defined Outcome ETFs

Oct 22nd, 2021 | By
The rise of Defined Outcome ETFs

By Vinit Srivastava, CEO, MerQube. We speak daily to the world’s major providers of ETFs about what they are working on to address investor requirements. It is very clear that everyone is talking about one set of products and strategies: Defined Outcome ETFs.


Melanion lists bitcoin equities UCITS ETF in Paris

Oct 22nd, 2021 | By
Melanion lists bitcoin equities UCITS ETF in Paris

Paris-based Melanion Capital has successfully introduced its bitcoin equities ETF on Euronext Paris, marking the first listing of a UCITS bitcoin-linked product in Europe.


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.


IndexIQ expands ‘dual impact’ lineup with three new thematic equity ETFs

Oct 22nd, 2021 | By
IndexIQ expands 'dual impact' lineup with three new thematic equity ETFs

IndexIQ, a subsidiary of New York Life Investments, has expanded its ‘dual impact’ family of thematic equity strategies with the launch of three new ETFs on NYSE Arca.


WisdomTree partners with ValMark to launch ‘Target Range’ ETF

Oct 21st, 2021 | By
WisdomTree partners with ValMark to launch 'Target Range' ETF

WisdomTree has launched an ETF in the US that blends features of a defined-outcome solution with a traditional asset allocation strategy.


Euronext launches MIB ESG Index

Oct 20th, 2021 | By
Euronext launches MIB ESG Index

Euronext, in collaboration with Borsa Italiana, has launched a socially responsible alternative to the FTSE MIB, Italy’s foremost equity index.


Satrix to launch South Africa’s first JSE All-Share ETF

Oct 20th, 2021 | By
Nico Katzke, Head of Portfolio Solutions at Satrix Investments

Satrix Investments is set to list a new ETF in South Africa which will be the country’s first to offer exposure to the full opportunity set of stocks listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.