Qontigo has licensed the STOXX Europe 600 Paris-Aligned Benchmark Index to Franklin Templeton as an underlying for an ETF.
Intercontinental Exchange, an operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, has selected the ICE 3-5 Year Euro Government Carbon Reduction Index, administered by ICE Data Indices, LLC, as the benchmark for a new exchange traded fund (ETF), called the Ossiam 3-5 Year Euro Carbon Reduction ETF.
Bloomberg has launched the Bloomberg US Multi-Asset Indices, comprising Bloomberg indices across the major asset classes, with each index constructed from a composite of at least one fixed income and one equity index.
CoinShares has launched the CoinShares Gold and Cryptoassets Index (CGCI), the first EU Benchmark Regulations (EU BMR) compliant index for the digital asset industry that combines digital assets and gold.
MSCI Inc has expanded its megatrend index suite with the launch of five indexes focused on disruptive innovation. The indexes track the performance of companies in dynamic fields, including autonomous technologies, genomics, fintech, and next generation internet.
Research firm Fitz Partners reports that index trackers’ costs have steadily gone down over the past four years, with index tracking equities ETFs Ongoing Charge Figures (OCFs) showing a 27 per cent drop since 2016 while index tracking equities mutual funds clean classes have reduced by 19 per cent over the same period.
Northern Trust has announced new underlying indices for two of its FlexShares bond ETFs, effective immediately.
German index producer, Solactive, has launched the Solactive US Top Billionaire Investors Index, which it describes as stocks that are leading constituents in the portfolios of investment personages with a longstanding investment track record and success.
German Index provider Solactive has launched fixed income versions of its existing Climate Transition and Paris Aligned equity benchmarks.
S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI) has formed a strategic partnership with IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO), a provider of benchmark indices for fixed income and credit markets.