ETFs are justly celebrated for their transparency but Abraham Thomas, Chief Data Officer and Co-Founder of Quandl believes that it can be difficult for investors to view or trust underlying ETF holdings across their entire portfolio.
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FactSet a provider of integrated financial information, and analytical applications, is to acquire Truvalue Labs, a specialist AI-driven environmental, social, and governance (ESG) data.
ETF portfolio analytics provider ETFLogic has made new additions to its Logicly platform, which include deeper integrations with wealth management partners, mutual fund support, and advanced charting capabilities.
Equity-based Smart Beta ETFs and ETPs listed globally saw net outflows of USD2.22 billion during July bringing year-to-date net inflows to USD10.36 billion which is significantly lower than the USD52.90 billion gathered at this point last year.
CFRA, one of the world’s largest providers of independent investment research, has launched a new data product focused on Canadian-listed Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) that provides CFRA clients with the same level of detail the firm has long made available covering the US ETF landscape.
Independent ETF analytics platform TrackInsight has named Nasdaq its exclusive distributor for North America.
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.
Morningstar to expand investor access to ESG research, data and analytics with Sustainalytics acquisition
Investment research provider Morningstar is expanding its provision of ESG research, data and analytics with the acquisition of Sustainalytics.
ULTUMUS, a specialist ETF and benchmark managed data service company has opened a US office headed up by Fe Zamora, formerly of IHS Markit, who will be responsible for building out the team and managing operations.
German-based index provider Solactive has concluded its strategic investment in scientific climate data start-up right. Timo Pfeiffer, Chief Markets Officer at Solactive, explains that what made right. right, was their approach to ESG data.