ESG

Climate-linked factors top ETF investor demand, says Cerulli

Climate-linked factors top ETF investor demand, says Cerulli

European investors are prioritising climate-linked products in an ETF format, according to Cerulli Associates. Targeting portfolio holdings that focus on minimising carbon usage or being free from fossil fuels is set to be the most popular approach to incorporate ESG factors into ETFs, the firm says, with 86 per cent of the ETF issuers in Europe that responded to a survey believing it will be the case.

PERFORMANCE

PAWZ for thought on pet care investment

PAWZ for thought on pet care investment

ProShares Pet Care ETF (PAWZ) has enjoyed a good year so far, with performance of over 11 per cent year to date, achieved on a wave of resilience that reflects, the firm says, the critical role of companion animals in pet owners’ lives during social distancing, as adoption and foster applications reached record highs.