Stocks extended gains in March as countries pushed ahead with their COVID-19 vaccine rollouts, the US passed a new stimulus package and major central banks indicated they are likely to keep interest rates low even as the economy rebounds.
Qontigo’s Global Head of Sustainable Investment spoke at the Eurex Derivatives Forum Frankfurt 2021, where he discussed the need to set clear frameworks in ESG investing and provide customized sustainable solutions for investors.
The new index tracks companies that control their environmental risk and limit their impact on the world’s waters and land. As with other solutions in the Select family, the index prioritizes companies with low volatility and high dividends.
It appears onerous and sometimes confusing, but the European Union’s Sustainable Finance Disclosures Regulation (SFDR) that kicked in this week aims to enhance and protect participation in sustainable investments — a cause well worth the trouble.
International Women’s Day presents an opportunity to acknowledge how far the asset-management industry has come in advancing women’s rights in recent years, and to recognize how much more needs to be done.
Zug (March 4, 2021) – Qontigo’s index provider STOXX received an Index of the Year award from Structured Retail Products (SRP). The award honors the Euro iSTOXX Ambition Climat PAB Index. This index was developed last summer in partnership with Amundi, who uses it as a benchmark for a major mandate. “The launch of our […]
Stocks climbed in February on continued hopes for a post-lockdown economic recovery. Benchmark indices pared more than half of their advance at the end of the month following a spike in bond yields and inflation expectations.
Zug (February 26, 2021) – Qontigo’s index provider STOXX was named Best European Index Provider for ESG ETFs at this year’s ETF Express Awards. STOXX indices have now received awards from ETF Express for the eleventh time. Voting for the awards was conducted via an online poll of the entire ETF Express readership of over […]