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.
Hong Kong-based ETF specialists Premia Partners have launched two smart beta China equity ETFs designed to provide investors with diversified exposure to the China A-shares markets.
Increasingly, international investors want to invest in China because of the compelling case for future growth in the country. In July, according to the National Bureau of Statistics of China, the Chinese economy saw the real growth of total value added of the industrial enterprises above designated size reach 6.4 per cent compared with a year ago.
Jesper Koll, head of WisdomTree Japan, writes that Japan’s upcoming election is poised to usher in a new era of policy competition and political accountability.
The September BetaShares review finds that the Australian ETF industry recorded another strong month of growth in September, reaching a record high of AUD32 billion in funds under management, an increase of 3.5 per cent (or AUD1076 million) on the previous month.
Ali Chughtai, portfolio manager at USD235 million European macro manager WHARD Stewart, believes that the short term has a real possibility of seeing a correction in emerging market (EM) currencies.
Vik Mehrotra (pictured), CEO and CIO of USD300 million Venus Capital Management, is, along with Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, confident that the 21st century belongs to India.
Jesper Koll, head of WisdomTree Japan has commented on news that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has called a snap election.