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BlackRock launches low carbon DAX ESG ETF

May 25th, 2021 | By
BlackRock launches low carbon DAX ESG ETF

BlackRock has launched a new German equity ETF in Europe which targets a risk profile comparable to the regular DAX index while simultaneously lowering carbon intensity and boosting ESG performance.


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.


Credit Suisse launches DAX ESG ETF

May 17th, 2021 | By
Valerio Schmitz-Esser, Head of Index Solutions at Credit Suisse Asset ManagementValerio Schmitz-Esser, Head of Index Solutions at Credit Suisse Asset Management

Credit Suisse Asset Management has rolled out an ETF offering socially responsible exposure to the German equity market.


TrackInsight: ETFs on unstoppable growth trajectory

May 12th, 2021 | By
Jean-René Giraud, CEO of TrackInsight

TrackInsight has released the results of its latest global ETF survey, revealing an industry breaking new records as ETFs play an ever-larger role in professional investment portfolios and allocations to thematic, active and ESG ETFs look set to surge.


MSCI unveils its first Paris-aligned fixed income indices

May 5th, 2021 | By
MSCI unveils its first Paris-aligned fixed income indices

MSCI has introduced a new suite of fixed income indices providing exposure to corporate bonds while adhering to the Paris Agreement’s objective of limiting global warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.


Amundi adds euro corporate bond ETF to Paris-aligned climate range

Apr 27th, 2021 | By
Fannie Wurtz, Head of Amundi ETF, Indexing and Smart Beta

Amundi has expanded its socially responsible investment offering with the launch of a euro corporate bond ETF aligned to the Paris Agreement’s objective on climate change.


S&P DJI rolls out ESG-screened ‘dividend aristocrats’ indices

Apr 27th, 2021 | By
Horizons unveils Canada's first global green bond ETF

S&P Dow Jones Indices has begun to roll out sustainable versions of its popular ‘Dividend Aristocrats’ indices.


Tabula re-engineers its European CDS ETF

Apr 27th, 2021 | By
MJ Lytle, Chief Executive, Tabula Investment Management

Fixed income specialist Tabula Investment Management has made changes to the Tabula European Performance Credit UCITS ETF (TCEP LN), a passive fund offering European credit exposure through the corporate credit default swap (CDS) market.


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.