The new fund was listed on Sept. 7 and replicates the iSTOXX® Access Metaverse, an index tailored around a custom methodology aimed at tracking the key beneficiaries of a nascent theme in our modern world.
Currency risk remains high as other factor-block risks have fallen; US Dollar’s strength leads to outsized returns for the Exchange-Rate Sensitivity style factor; US Exchange Rate Sensitivities by sector are opposite in sign from their non-US counterparts.
The Sustainable Development Investments Asset Owner Platform (SDI AOP) helps investors assess companies’ contributions to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. With the latest enhancement to its dataset, investors can also imbed information around products and services that have a negative impact.
Qontigo appointed Stephane Degroote as Global Head of Investable Products Sales. In this newly created role, Degroote will be responsible for building Qontigo’s relationships with ETF issuers and positioning the firm’s STOXX and DAX indices as underlyings for new investable products.
The STOXX Global 1800 index dropped 4.1% in dollars last month, taking its retreat in 2022 to 17.9%. Investors are bracing for even tighter monetary policy as central banks fight higher-for-longer inflation.
Our stress tests generated in Axioma Risk indicate that further rate hikes could mean even more bad news for stocks and bonds alike, even if, or rather because, they help bring down anticipated consumer-price growth.
Qontigo has announced the new composition of the STOXX Europe 600 Index. Effective as of the opening of European markets on September 19, 2022, the following stocks will be added to and deleted from the index and its respective size and sector indices.