A custom index of stocks with exposure to virus therapy and prophylactics leads market gains amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Three new indices tracking the modern trends of pet care, video gaming and the fight against obesity are the latest addition to a thematics family that seeks to capture long-term growth.
Stocks plunged by the most in over eight years during February, as a fast and widely spreading Coronavirus stoked concerns the global economy will suffer a slowdown.
They are among the strongest engines of the world’s economy, but in equity markets, developing nations have trailed rather than led this decade.
Preceded by great expectation, the new-generation telecommunications technology known as 5G has finally arrived.
The planet’s water bodies are the destination for an important share of human waste and pollution. Rubbish, factory refuse, septic tanks, car fumes, pesticides – they all eventually flow into rivers, seas and oceans.
On Sept. 17, the rate on overnight Treasury-funded US repurchase agreements, or repos, jumped to an average of 5.25% from 2.43% the day before, with some trades settling as high as 9%.
With a growing, wealthier and more urbanized world population, waste is becoming an increasingly dangerous problem with environmental, social and economic consequences.
The countdown to Britain’s yet-unmanaged departure from the European Union is causing anxiety across the country – with the stock market appearing as one noticeable exception.
Thematic investing has been one of the most talked-about topics in the asset management industry over recent years, led largely by innovation in index-based products.
Thematic investing continues to attract strong capital flows as investors target disruptive megatrends with above-average growth outlooks.
The collaborative ecosystem known as the sharing economy has revolutionized the way we access goods and services and indeed has become a deep socio-economic trend changing modern lives.
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