The new listings respond to a global demand trend: smaller contract values offer a larger number of investors efficient access to the liquid derivatives market and enable more accurate hedging and trading strategies.
Dispersion trading caught the attention of many in 2020 amid a marked divergence between different types of stocks (‘work-from-home’ vs. ‘reopening’ businesses) and factors (growth vs. value). We caught up with experienced market participants at Optiver and Ellipsis AM to find out more about how best to trade and exploit such market backdrops.
The STOXX Industry Neutral Ax Factor Indices were introduced in February and leverage Axioma’s advanced portfolio-construction tools and risk models. They provide a robust choice for investors looking to reduce unintended exposures and access the return of factors.
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 TRFs on the EURO STOXX Banks Index and EURO STOXX Select Dividend 30 Index will be listed on Mar. 29. TRFs have seen strong demand from banks selling structured products and other market participants as a way to efficiently gain exposure to price-plus-dividend returns of shares and indices.
Qontigo’s Tax-Managed Investing solution enables asset managers to improve post-tax returns through tax savings. Two new whitepapers investigate the benefit of active tax management for investment strategies, focusing on a broad cap-weighted equity market index and on factor-based strategies.
Sercan Yıldız, PhD, Kartik Sivaramakrishnan, PhD, and Zhe Liu, PhD
Lyxor this week celebrates 20 years since the launch of the EURO STOXX 50 UCITS ETF. To mark this anniversary, we caught up with Lyxor’s Arnaud Llinas, Head of ETF and Indexing, and Stephan Flaegel, Head of Indices and Benchmarks at Qontigo, to hear from them how indices and ETFs have underpinned a revolution that has transformed Europe’s financial landscape.
The recent release of the Axioma Macroeconomic Projection Equity Factor Risk Model highlights the risk and return impact of economic variables on equity strategies. Quantitatively driven portfolios are usually constructed (and invested in) without considering the potential impact of big moves in economic variables.
Qontigo has partnered with Leverage Shares to provide indices for 25 innovative products that were listed on Mar. 17 and enable investors and traders to efficiently gain leveraged and short exposure to a set of underlying stocks.
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.