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BlackRock launches low-cost Australian ESG equity ETF on ASX

Jun 7th, 2021 | By
BlackRock launches low-cost Australian ESG ETF

BlackRock has launched the iShares Core MSCI Australia ESG Leaders ETF (IESG AU) on the Australian Securities Exchange, providing low-cost exposure to Australian equities with robust environmental, social, and governance credentials.


ChinaAMC acquires BMO’s Hong Kong-listed ETFs

Jun 1st, 2021 | By
ChinaAMC acquires BMO’s Hong Kong-listed ETFs

ChinaAMC has finalized the acquisition of BMO’s Hong Kong-listed ETFs following the Canadian asset manager’s decision to pull out of the city’s ETF market.


Vanguard launches ESG-screened global corporate bond ETF in Europe

May 25th, 2021 | By
Fong Yee Chan, Head of ESG strategy, UK and Europe, Vanguard

Vanguard has introduced its first ESG-considered fixed income ETF in Europe with the launch of the Vanguard ESG Global Corporate Bond UCITS ETF.


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.


Investment Association adds over 500 ETFs to fund sectors

Apr 16th, 2021 | By
ETFs to join Investment Association’s sectors in April 2021

The Investment Association (IA), the trade body that represents the UK’s fund management industry, has added ETFs to its fund sectors for the first time.


Vanguard launches active ultra-short bond ETF

Apr 8th, 2021 | By
Kaitlyn Caughlin, Head of Vanguard's Portfolio Review Department

Vanguard has introduced its first actively managed fixed income ETF with the launch of a low-cost, ultrashort duration bond strategy in the US.


SSGA launches USD EM bond ETF

Apr 8th, 2021 | By
SSGA launches ESG-screened Dividend Aristocrats ETFs

State Street Global Advisors has launched a new fixed income ETF providing exposure to US dollar-denominated bonds from emerging market issuers.


Vanguard debuts first ESG ETF in Europe

Mar 25th, 2021 | By
Fong Yee Chan, Head of ESG strategy, UK and Europe, Vanguard

Vanguard has introduced its first ESG ETF in Europe with the launch of a global equity strategy based on FTSE Russell’s ‘Choice’ framework.


Fidelity Canada unveils factor-based “all-in-one” asset allocation ETFs

Jan 28th, 2021 | By
Kelly Creelman, Senior Vice President, Products & Marketing at Fidelity Investments Canada

Fidelity Investments has launched two asset allocation ETFs in Canada constructed primarily from existing factor ETFs offered by the firm.


Liquid Strategies adds two new ‘Overlay Shares’ ETFs

Jan 21st, 2021 | By
Shawn Gibson, CIO for Liquid Strategies and Overlay Shares

Liquid Strategies has expanded its suite of options-enhanced ETFs with the launch of two new strategies targeting US large-cap equities and short-duration corporate bonds.