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STOXX® Global Breakthrough Healthcare

Summary

The STOXX Global Thematic indices are indices comprised of companies from selected countries exposed to a defined set of themes: Ageing Population, Automation & Robotics, Digitalisation, Breakthrough Healthcare. These companies, or components of their business lines, are positioned to long-term structural trends driving social, economic and environmental change which, in the fu-ture, will have a substantial impact on their performance.

Revere (RBICS) data allow a detailed breakdown of the revenue sources of the eligible companies, helping this index to select companies with substantial exposure to the Ageing Population theme.

The index is also taking ESG considerations into account. Companies that are non-compliant with the Global Standards Screening (GSS), involved in Controversial Weapons activities, or display a Severe (Category 5) Controversy Rating, as identified by Sustainalytics, are excluded. Additional exclusion filters are incorporated, screening companies for involvement in Weapons (Small Arms and Military Contracting), Unconventional Oil & Gas (Arctic Oil and Gas Exploration, Oil Sands and Shale Energy), Conventional Oil & Gas, Thermal Coal, Nuclear Power and Tobacco.

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Symbol
IXBRHLTU
Calculation
Realtime
Dissemination Period
00:00-22:00 CET
ISIN
CH0325904446
Bloomberg ID
BBG00D1NRGZ6
Last Value
3,077.21 -8.04 (-0.26%)
As of 11:53 am CET
Week to Week Change
-2.51%
52 Week Change
-20.06%
Year to Date Change
-22.33%
Daily Low
3073.66
Daily High
3087.21
52 Week Low
2673.916 Jun 2022
52 Week High
3986.2223 Dec 2021

Top 10 Components

Eisai Co. Ltd. Health Care JP
DEXCOM Health Care US
GENMAB Health Care DK
SAREPTA THERAPEUTICS Health Care US
BIOGEN INC. Health Care US
ABIOMED Health Care US
Gilead Sciences Inc. Health Care US
MODERNA Health Care US
NEUROCRINE BIOSCIENCES Health Care US
Intuitive Surgical Inc. Health Care US
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Thematic Investing

New thematic futures improve trading and risk management in growing investment space — Q&A with Eurex and Qontigo

We caught up with Zubin Ramdarshan, Head of Equity & Index Product Design at Eurex, and Yang Wang, Head of Thematic Index R&D at Qontigo, to learn more about the first-ever listing of thematics derivatives at the Frankfurt-based exchange.

Thematic Investing

BlackRock’s iShares launches tech-focused thematic ETF of ETFs powered by STOXX indices 

The Australia-listed iShares Future Tech Innovators ETF seeks exposure to companies driving the technological innovation that’s disrupting our modern world, by investing in six thematic ETFs. Target investments include the themes of automation & robotics, breakthrough healthcare and digitalization.

Index / ETFs

Five STOXX thematic indices to underlie iShares Future Tech Innovators ETF in Australia  

Five STOXX global thematic indices from Qontigo, a global provider of index, analytics and risk solutions, have been selected for the iShares Future Tech Innovators ETF (ITEK). The ETF, launched by BlackRock Australia, is composed of six underlying ETFs that invest in disruptive, technology-themed companies driving innovation and providing solutions to global challenges.

Thematic Investing

Thematic investing offers alternative approach amid market volatility 

This year’s market volatility and macro shocks have raised a challenge to the thematic investing boom, but also offer a chance to reappraise the benefits of the investment approach. Overall, the funds continue to attract net inflows as investors seek alternatives to traditional sector-based portfolios in their search for long-term outperformance.

Thematic Investing

First thematic futures at Eurex launch new avenue for booming investment segment

Eurex has listed futures on three STOXX thematic indices that have a technology focus: breakthrough healthcare, digitalization and digital security. The centrally cleared derivatives complement a growing thematics ecosystem that includes ETFs, helping investors better manage portfolios.

Index / ETFs

Eurex launches first futures on thematic indices

Eurex, one of the world’s leading derivatives exchanges, has introduced a new segment with the launch of its first thematic index futures.

Thematic Investing

Eurex introduces first futures on thematic indices

The futures will track four STOXX thematic indices that have a technology focus: Automation & Robotics, Breakthrough Healthcare, Digitalization and Digital Security. The centrally-cleared derivatives will complement a growing thematics ecosystem that includes ETFs, helping investors better manage portfolios.

Benchmarks

Stocks tumble in January amid expectations of higher US rates

The STOXX Global 1800 index fell 5.5% in dollars and 4.1% in euros last month, the worst January since 2016, as investors assessed the potential impact of interest-rate hikes by the Federal Reserve. US, Momentum and Quality shares led losses, while dividend and Value stocks appeared as relative winners.