By Allan Lane, Algo-Chain – During a week when the Dow Jones Industrial Average surged 11.4 per cent, the largest one day increase since 1933, this news seemed at odds with some of the more harrowing coronavirus statistics that hit the airwaves by the time US markets closed.
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…says Kenneth Lamont (pictured), Senior Analyst, Passive Strategies, Manager Research, Morningstar.
By Allan Lane, Algo-Chain – With all eyes on the Middle East as the stand-off between Saudi Arabia and Russia for the dominance of the world's oil markets plays out, you could be forgiven if one of the biggest launches in the ETF space in many a year passed you by.
The Coronavirus is spurring demand for medical innovation to combat such viral outbreaks, says Anthony Ginsberg, co-creator of the HAN-GINS Indxx Healthcare Innovation UCITS (WELL) ETF…
The next iteration in the evolution of Fixed Income ETFs continues apace with the recent launch of JPMorgan's Global High Yield Corporate Bond Multi-Factor UCITS ETF, complete with ticker JGHY and an annual management fee of 0.35 per cent.
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?’
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.
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.
By Allan Lane, Algo-Chain – Welcome to the first column of 2020 and, barely a few days after the dulcet tones of Auld Lang Syne had died down, the Tabula iTraxx Europe IG Bond UCITS ETF was listed on the London Stock Exchange.
By Allan Lane, Algo-Chain – Such has been the political din over the last 12 months, both here in Europe and the US, one can be forgiven if you weren’t able to keep abreast of the digital chaos that cut through the financial services industry. Trust me, as the saying goes, there was chaos.