INDEXES

Qontigo launches multifactor index suite

Qontigo launches multifactor index suite

Founded last year, Qontigo is an investment intelligence firm with a strong pedigree. It was formed by the recent merger of index specialists STOXX and DAX with Axioma, a provider of enterprise risk analytics and portfolio management technology. The new company is part of the Deutsche Börse Group.

NEWS

Vanguard lowers fees on four ETFs

Vanguard lowers fees on four ETFs

Vanguard has reported lower expense ratios on four of its largest ETFs, including the USD8.3 billion Vanguard Extended Market ETF, the USD21.9 billion Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF, the USD12.6 billion Vanguard Intermediate-Term Bond ETF, and the USD4.8 billion Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF.

IN MY OPINION

How green is my index?

How green is my index?

Beyond Investing’s Claire Smith (pictured), creator of the US Vegan Climate Index writes this week’s In My Opinion, asking ‘Are all ESG Indexes as green as you want them to be?’