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?’
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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.
Scott McKenna of ETFLogic writes that the holiday season being officially upon us only means one thing: shopping!
While many commentators still think Passive Investing, is indeed just that, nothing could be further from the truth. To see why, consider the observation that the current churn rate of the S&P 500 is at around 5 per cent per year, which suggests that 50 per cent or more of the companies in the index will be replaced over the next 10 years.
Scott McKenna of ETFLogic writes on the recent video game ETF launch…
By Allan Lane, Algo-Chain – If Albert Einstein once compared compound interest to the eighth wonder of the world then surely the invention of the world's stock and bond markets should rank as the ninth and the tenth.
By Allan Lane, Algo-Chain – At a point in history when many market commentators have gone completely gaga about the story relating to negative bond yields, it may well surprise many readers that 2019 has been a stellar year for investing in Fixed Income ETFs.