‘ Europe ’

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 $10bn ‘ESG Enhanced’ range of iShares UCITS ETFs are to be updated to meet the European Union’s Climate Transition Benchmark (CTB) requirement.

DWS repurposes six Xtrackers equity ETFs, slashes fees

Oct 22nd, 2021 | By
DWS launches China tech ETF

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

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.

BNP Paribas unveils Paris-aligned eurozone equity ETF

Oct 14th, 2021 | By
BNP Paribas boosts the sustainability credentials of 18 of its ETFs

BNP Paribas Asset Management has added to its line-up of Paris-aligned low-carbon equity ETFs with the launch of the BNP Paribas Easy Low Carbon 100 Eurozone PAB UCITS ETF.

WisdomTree lists unhedged roll-optimised commodity ex-agriculture ETF

Oct 12th, 2021 | By
Nitesh Shah Director of Research, Europe, WisdomTree

WisdomTree has introduced an unhedged version of its roll-enhanced broad commodity ex-agriculture ETF.

BNP Paribas’s CAC 40 ETF adopts new ESG index

Sep 22nd, 2021 | By
BNP Paribas boosts the sustainability credentials of 18 of its ETFs

BNP Paribas has made changes to its headline French equity ETF – the €160 million BNP Paribas Easy CAC 40 UCITS ETF – which will see the fund replicate a new index aligned with environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria.

DWS unveils suite of ESG-screened European sector ETFs

Sep 21st, 2021 | By
DWS launches China tech ETF

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.

Thematic investing and ESG to power growth of passives in Europe

Sep 17th, 2021 | By
Fabrizio Zumbo, Associate Director, European Asset Management Research, Cerulli.

Thematic and ESG investment strategies are expected to play a significant role in the future growth of passive investing in Europe, according to financial research firm Cerulli Associates.

European investors demonstrate appetite for defined outcome ETFs

Sep 14th, 2021 | By
HANetf cross-lists 12 ETFs on SIX

European professional investors have indicated a significant appetite for the introduction of defined outcome ETFs on the continent, according to research from London-based white-label ETF issuer HANetf.

Amundi set to launch CAC 40 ESG ETF

Aug 18th, 2021 | By
Fannie Wurtz, Head of Amundi ETF, Indexing and Smart Beta

Amundi is set to launch an ESG version of its blockbuster French equity ETF – the €1.3 billion Amundi CAC 40 UCITS ETF (C4D FP). The fund will track the CAC 40 ESG Index and is set to list on Euronext Paris in the coming weeks. Fannie Wurtz, Head of ETF, Indexing & Smart Beta at Amundi, commented: “We strongly believe that ETFs and index management have a key role to play in the democratization of access to responsible investing”.