The range is designed for investors looking to benefit from the transition to a low carbon economy
Fund follows the introduction of MSCI’s new communications services sector for big name tech firms
Sustainable investments in exchange-traded funds could rise from $25bn to $400bn by 2028, fund group predicts
The suite excludes firms involved in coal, oil sands extraction and controversial and nuclear weapons
Move comes after demand from investors to integrate sustainability data into the investment process
Saudi Arabia has been upgraded by index provider MSCI to its emerging market index, alongside Argentina, which has re-entered the index after being dropped in 2009.
Index-linked funds’ filters will avoid companies exposed to nuclear power, weapons and tobacco as German asset manager seeks to cash in on trend for socially-conscious investing.
ETFs have evolved significantly in recent years but do such products have a key place in a portfolio or are issuers falling wide of the mark?
Rising interest rates and inflation have shifted the dividend opportunity to the financial and energy sector rather than traditional defensive stocks, said Thomas Buckingham, London-based portfolio manager at JP Morgan Asset Management.
BlackRock has launched a new ETF to help investors diversify their global equity allocation.