INDEXES

IIA sees impressive growth in ESG indices

IIA sees impressive growth in ESG indices

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) lie front and centre in the index world says Rick Redding, the CEO of the not-for-profit Index Industry Association (IIA). “It’s what a lot of people are working on and where a lot of interesting work is being done trying to look at ESG in a much more sophisticated way.”

IN MY OPINION

KraneShares' new China ETF applies its ESG slide rule from Shanghai to Guangzhou - Look what happened

KraneShares' new China ETF applies its ESG slide rule from Shanghai to Guangzhou - Look what happened

By Allan Lane, Algo-Chain – As the rise of boutique US ETF providers continues to lap the shores of Europe, it is good to see KraneShares making its mark with the launch of the KraneShares MSCI China ESG Leaders UCITS ETF listed on the London Stock Exchange last week, with ticker KESG and with an annual management fee of 0.4 per cent.