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Europe’s ESG ETF industry proves resilient

Jan 18th, 2023 | By
Europe’s ESG ETF industry resilient in 2022

Against challenging market conditions, socially responsible ETFs in Europe continued to see robust investor demand in 2022, according to data from Morningstar.


BlackRock slashes fee on US dividend ETF

Oct 27th, 2022 | By
BlackRock slashes fee on US dividend ETF

BlackRock has reduced the expense ratio of the iShares Core Dividend ETF (DIVB US) from 0.25% to just 0.05%, making it the lowest-cost ETF focused on US dividend-paying companies.


VanEck targets US mid & small-caps with latest “Moat” ETF

Oct 10th, 2022 | By
VanEck targets US mid & small-caps with latest “Moat” ETF

VanEck has expanded its suite of “Moat” ETFs with a new fund focused on mid and small-cap stocks listed in the US.


JP Morgan adds US small-cap ‘BetaBuilders’ ETF in Europe

Aug 18th, 2022 | By
JP Morgan launches China carbon transition ETF in Europe

JP Morgan Asset Management has expanded its ‘BetaBuilders’ suite of low-cost, passively managed ETFs in Europe with the launch of a US small-cap equities fund.


RBC iShares unveils megatrend ETFs in Canada

May 6th, 2022 | By
RBC iShares unveils megatrend ETFs in Canada

RBC iShares has introduced a suite of thematic equity ETFs on the Toronto Stock Exchange, each focused on a long-term, structural megatrend.


BlackRock launches food innovation ETF

Apr 28th, 2022 | By
BlackRock launches thematic ETF on food technology

BlackRock has launched a new thematic equity ETF in the US providing global exposure to leaders in food-related technology.


Morningstar introduces Paris-aligned EU Climate Index series

Nov 3rd, 2021 | By
Morningstar introduces Paris-aligned EU Climate Index series

Morningstar Indexes has introduced a new series of indices that are designed to help investors progress towards meeting EU CTB and PAB requirements.


VanEck launches ESG version of $6.8bn ‘Wide Moat’ ETF

Oct 12th, 2021 | By
VanEck launches ESG version of $6.8bn ‘Wide Moat’ ETF

VanEck has launched a new ETF which serves as a socially responsible version of the firm’s $6.8 billion ‘Wide Moat’ US equity ETF.


Morningstar acquires Moorgate Benchmarks in direct indexing push

Sep 14th, 2021 | By
Morningstar introduces Paris-aligned EU Climate Index series

Morningstar has agreed to acquire Moorgate Benchmarks, a privately held indexing specialist based in Europe, in a move that aims to enhance the investment research firm’s direct indexing capabilities.


Impact investor Engine No. 1 launches activist passive US equity ETF

Jun 22nd, 2021 | By
Impact investor Engine No. 1 launches activist passive US equity ETF

Impact investment manager Engine No. 1 has launched its inaugural ETF, the Engine No. 1 Transform 500 ETF (VOTE US) on Cboe BZX Exchange.