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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.


BlackRock expands ‘megatrend’ suite with digital infrastructure ETF

Jun 15th, 2021 | By
Jeff Spiegel, Head of US iShares Megatrend and International ETFs

BlackRock has added to its suite of ‘megatrend’ portfolios – strategies that look beyond traditional sector classifications – with the launch of the iShares Cloud and 5G Multisector ETF (IDAT US).


CIBC rolls out low-cost core ETFs in Canada

Mar 31st, 2021 | By
David Scandiffio, President and CEO, CIBC Asset Management

CIBC Asset Management has launched four new ETFs on Toronto Stock Exchange providing low-cost access to core equity and fixed income exposures.


Morningstar publishes review of synthetic ETFs

Mar 8th, 2021 | By
Jose Garcia-Zarate, Associate Director, Manager Research at Morningstar

Morningstar has published a review of synthetic ETFs amid renewed interest from European investors, particularly those seeking exposure to mainstream US equity indices.


Morningstar outlines new style indices with nine iShares ETFs teed up to make the switch

Dec 16th, 2020 | By
Morningstar BlackRock ishares

Morningstar has unveiled details of a new suite of equity indices designed to more accurately reflect the size and style dimensions of the US stock market. The indices are set to be adopted by iShares for nine existing US-domiciled ETFs.