The latest index from German index provider Solactive is the Solactive Australia 200 Index, tracking the performance of the 200 largest companies by market capitalisation listed on the Australian Securities Exchange.
Philippe El-Asmar has been appointed in the newly created role as head of Asia Beta Strategies. El Asmar is based in Hong Kong, and is responsible for driving and accelerating the firm’s Asian beta strategies expansion.
ETF data provider ETFGI reports that assets invested in ETFs/ETPs listed in Japan broke through the USD300 billion milestone to reach USD308.46 billion at the end of March 2018.
Brown Brothers Harriman & Co has announced its appointment as the custodian and administrator for a new ETF domiciled in Hong Kong launched by China International Capital Corporation (CICC) and Krane Funds Advisors, LLC (KraneShares). Brown Brothers Harriman Trustee Services (Hong Kong) Limited serves as trustee and registrar.
Aussie ETF firm BetaShares reports that while ETFs continued to attract net inflows in March, weaker Australian and global equity markets pushed overall funds under management below February’s peak.
BetaShares is to launch 'the world’s lowest cost' Australian shares ETF, the BetaShares Australia 200 ETF, which will trade on the ASX under the code: A200.
Aussie ETF provider, BetaShares, reports that it has had its Australian Sustainability Leaders ETF (ASX: FAIR) recognised by Australia’s independent certifier of responsible investments, the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) certification program.
The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) has listed the BCAP Mid Small CG ETF (BMSCG), from Bangkok Capital Asset Management.
State Street Global Advisors has appointed Kathleen Gallagher as head of ETF model portfolios for EMEA and Asia Pacific.
Hong Kong based Asian specialist multi-strategy manager Zentrum Capital Advisors achieved 32 per cent performance last year, sits in the top decile of Prequin’s global multi-strategy league table and has a Sharpe ratio of 1.4.