Amundi, said to be Europe’s largest asset manager and a pioneer in Responsible Investing, has announced the expansion of its ESG ETF range, with the launch of a new fossil fuel free equity ETF, offering broad exposure to Asian Emerging Markets. Listed on Xetra, the Amundi Index MSCI EM Asia SRI - UCITS ETF DR is offered at a competitive price of 0.25 per cent OGC.
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WisdomTree, the ETF and ETP sponsor, has announced the launch of an ETP that aims to allow investors to gain exposure to the performance of carbon emission allowances. The fully collateralised WisdomTree Carbon ETP (CARB), has been listed on the London Stock Exchange with a management expense ratio of 0.35 per cent.
Siyabulela Nomoyi, Quantitative Portfolio Manager at South Africa’s asset management firm Satrix, has talked with ETF Express on the launch of the first of its kind in South Africa, Satrix I&D ETF, which strives to challenge South African companies to do better when it comes to inclusion and diversity.
Global asset manager Hartford Funds, with USD153.8 billion in assets under management, is adding to its ETF range in the US, with the launch of its first ESG ETF.
Chip, the digital savings app, has analysed the demographics and behaviours of its 350,000 users to find a record number of female investors as well as trends that not only indicate a higher appetite for risk among women compared to typical data but also a strong uptake in Environmental, Social, and Governance (or ESG) investing.
Data from Trackinsight, the global ETF analysis platform, reveals that the European ETF market has turned green in 2021 with 50 per cent of the total flows year-to-date going to ESG funds.
South African asset manager Satrix has launched the Satrix Inclusion and Diversity ETF which tracks the Refinitiv Satrix South Africa Inclusion & Diversity Index, and was developed with Refinitiv.
The global ETF industry broke the USD9 trillion assets under management barrier over July, according to the latest data from Trackinsight.
In response to the newly published IPCC report on climate change, Hector McNeil, co-CEO of HANetf says: “The IPCC report makes for very depressing reading, the world is on fire and everybody needs to do more to tackle climate change.
Two new ETFs issued by UBS Global Asset Management have been tradable on Xetra and Börse Frankfurt since Monday.