Solactive, a technology-enabled provider of indices and index solutions to the global financial services industry, has secured a EUR50 million minority investment from global growth equity firm Summit Partners.
Mirae Asset Global Investments Utilises Solactive indexes for China Biotech ETF and China Electric Vehicle ETF in Korea
Mirae Asset Global Investments has signed a licensing agreement with Solactive to utilise two already-licensed Solactive indices, the Solactive Chinese Biotech Index and the Solactive China Electric Vehicle Index as the underlyings for the establishment of two new Korea-based ETFs, the Mirae Asset TIGER China Biotech Solactive ETF and the Mirae Asset TIGER China Electric Vehicle Solactive ETF.
MSCI Inc, a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community, announced today that the assets in equity exchange-traded funds (ETFs) linked to its indexes crossed the USD1 trillion mark on 16 November, 2020.
The Index Industry Association (IIA)’s fourth Annual Benchmark Survey has revealed a 40 per cent growth in the number of indices measuring ESG criteria in the past year, with the association’s CEO, Rick Redding, saying that the industry has never seen anything like it.
By Philippa Aylmer – While the ETF industry is rightly famed for its high level of innovation, getting the right mix of ETFs in a portfolio has become increasingly complex, with products ranging from plain vanilla equity to high yield emerging market fixed income.
By Philippa Aylmer – With the new European Union Climate Benchmarks standards published into law earlier this year, Rodolphe Bocquet, Global Head of Sustainable Investment at Qontigo talks about the role of ESG investing going forward and how Qontigo is developing the next generation of indices.
Not all indices are created equal says Laurence Black, founder of The Index Standard, and one of the interviewees in this report.
KMEFIC FTSE Kuwait Equity UCITS ETF (KUW8) estimates that the MSCI’s reclassification of Kuwait indices from frontier market status to emerging market on 30 November could see around USD10 billion of asset flows into Kuwaiti stocks.
MV Index Solutions (MVIS) has launched the ATAC Risk-On/Risk-Off Domestic Index, an index designed to tactically rotate across small-cap and large-cap growth ETFs and Treasuries based on the behaviour of Lumber relative to Gold, a historically leading indicator of volatility for stocks.
Solactive and Goldman Sachs Asset Management develop ARTIS-based global equity index for new Goldman Sachs ETF
Solactive and Goldman Sachs Asset Management have developed the Solactive Innovative Global Equity Index, which will serve as the underlying for Goldman Sachs’ new Goldman Sachs Innovate Equity ETF.