A surprisingly quiet week for ETF launches this week but one that saw both crypto, the future of the internet and ESG represented.
ESG & Responsible Investing
eToro has announced the introduction of ESG scores for over 2,700 stocks on its platform, a move it describes as enabling its users to consider ESG factors when building their portfolios.
A busy week again for ETF launches with a nice range of themes.
Quilter Investors has announced it has launched the Quilter Investors Timber Equity Fund, a sub-advised mandate to be used within the WealthSelect Managed Portfolio Service.
The final days of summer saw a range of ESG ETF launches from Ossiam in Europe while in the US, BlackRock launched a metaverse fund and a suite of BuyWrite funds based on baskets of fixed income securities.
In our two weeks away from the newsletter schedule, we have posted a lot of ETF launches even though it’s supposed to be the quiet time of the year.
A last blast of launches before the summer holidays begin in earnest brings us a new crypto product, launched into a crypto winter by Pando Asset, against the Vintner Pando Crypto Basket 6 Index.
Data from Quilter’s new client profiler tool shows attitudes to responsible investing - Quilter’s Andy Miller details the findings to Harriet O’Brien
Maryna Chernenko, Managing Director of UFG Capital, writes that even though we are at the early stages of impactful investing and there are lots of challenges for asset managers lying ahead, the future path of the balance between portfolio profitability and sustainability is clear already.
A very quiet week for launches hides behind a huge week for the world’s economy.