Nizam Hamid, ETF Strategist at WisdomTree in Europe, has written a note on the Japanese market, commenting that in a time of low valuations, earnings growth and a weaker Yen, what’s the smart approach to Japanese equity exposure?
The Australian ETP industry is set to grow significantly based on the momentum generated in 2017, according to ETF manager BetaShares.
China’s stable growth continues to attract investors. The recently announced GDP growth rate (6.8 per cent) for China reveals that the economy remains strong and healthy, fuelled by numerous factors, especially the significant rate of consumption by Chinese consumers.
Aussie ETF provider BetaShares has announced the launch of Australia’s first active ETF that invests in hybrids.
Hang Seng Indexes Company has launched three indexes specifically designed for the southbound trading link of the Stock Connect Scheme.
The Australian ETF industry grew by nearly AUD1.5 billion in October (+4.7 per cent on the previous month), leaving funds under management across the industry at a new all-time high of AUD33.5 billion, according to the BetaShares Australian ETF Review – October 2017.
SGX October 2017 data shows that the exchange’s market turnover in ETFs was SGD162 million, down 4 per cent month on month and 58 per cent year on year.
Aussie ETF provider BetaShares has had its Global Sustainability Leaders ETF independently recognised by Australia’s leading certifier of responsible investors, the Responsible Investment Association Australasia.
Solactive has released the Solactive Emerging Markets Consumer Technology Index, used as the reference index for the KraneShares Emerging Markets Consumer Technology Index ETF.
Hong Kong’s first quoted asset manager, Value Partners Group with USD16.4 billion under management, has made its first strategic international move from its Asian roots and opened an office in London, under the command of country head and senior director, Hendrik von Ripperda-Cosyn.