In my opinion

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?’

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.

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VanEck ups its game in a world where stock picking is harder than rocket science

VanEck ups its game in a world where stock picking is harder than rocket science

By Allan Lane, Algo-Chain – Under the spotlight today is VanEck's Vectors Video Gaming and eSports UCITS ETF which provides investors with a one-click opportunity to access the brave new world of competitive video gaming.  As a professional player one can compete for prize money that even Tiger Woods would be proud to win, and partly explains why the early revenue growth has been close to 40 per cent since 2015.