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Commodities burst higher in April

May 5th, 2021 | By
Jim Wiederhold, Associate Director, Commodities and Real Assets at S&P Dow Jones Indices.

By Jim Wiederhold, Associate Director, Commodities and Real Assets at S&P Dow Jones Indices.

Several commodities made new all-time highs, as the global economy reflated, consumer confidence hit pre-pandemic highs, and housing prices in the US jumped the most in 15 years.


S&P DJI unveils digital asset indices

May 4th, 2021 | By
S&P DJI unveils its first crypto asset indices

S&P Dow Jones Indices has unveiled a suite of proprietary benchmarks targeting the digital assets market.


Schwab launches global ex-US quality dividend ETF

May 3rd, 2021 | By
David Botset, Senior Vice President of Product Strategy for Schwab Asset Management

Schwab Asset Management has launched the Schwab International Dividend Equity ETF (SCHY US), a new ETF providing exposure to non-US stocks with quality fundamentals and a record of consistently paying dividends.


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

Apr 27th, 2021 | By
Dividend Income ESG

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


BlackRock launches 1.5°C Paris-aligned equity ETFs

Apr 26th, 2021 | By
BlackRock launches 1.5°C Paris-aligned equity ETFs

BlackRock has launched a pair of socially responsible equity ETFs in Europe which are aligned with the Paris Agreement’s objective of limiting global warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.


Position for rates, reflation and reopening

Apr 21st, 2021 | By
Position for rates, reflation and reopening

By Anqi Dong, Senior Research Strategist at State Street Global Advisors.

In a reflationary regime shift with a favorable economic outlook, we see three industry opportunities that may benefit – banks, metals and mining, and retail.


Invesco launches equal weight S&P 500 ETF on LSE

Apr 8th, 2021 | By
Invesco launches equal weight S&P 500 ETF on LSE

Invesco has launched an ETF in Europe providing equal-weight exposure to the companies that make up the S&P 500.


Is now the time for sector investing?

Apr 6th, 2021 | By
Matthew J Bartolini, Head of SPDR Americas Research

By Matthew J Bartolini, Head of SPDR Americas Research at State Street Global Advisors.

The current market environment appears highly conducive to sector investing based on two variables: correlation and dispersion.


A quiet end to a strong quarter for commodities

Apr 5th, 2021 | By

By Fiona Boal, Head of Commodities and Real Assets, S&P Dow Jones Indices.

Despite giving up some of its recent gains in March, the S&P GSCI rose 13.5% in Q1 2021.


Nomura introduces trio of S&P 500-based ETFs in Tokyo including Japan’s first ESG play

Apr 1st, 2021 | By
Nomura launches Japan’s first S&P 500 ESG ETF

Nomura Asset Management has introduced a triple play of S&P 500 ETFs on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.