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MSCI downgrades Russia's ESG rating

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 MAR 2022
... of ESG risk factors may affect the long-term sustainability and competitiveness of its economy, ranging from AAA to CCC. MSCI's ratings methodology applies a 50% weight for governance, 25% for social, and 25% for environmental. MSCI said it believes ...

EM investors brace for geopolitical impact

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 25 FEB 2022
... developments very closely, with the twin goals of being risk-aware and prioritising client interests". "Following a 14% rally in the MSCI Russia Index in 2021, the index has posted double-digit declines in 2022 as investors factor in the risk of sanctions ...

ETF industry loses $5bn

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 14 FEB 2022
... Australia 200 ETF saw the greatest inflows for the month, followed by the Vanguard Australian Shares Index ETF and the Vanguard MSCI Index International Shares ETF. In comparison, while it remains one of the largest ETFs, the iShares Core S&P/ASX 200 ...

Munro launches new fund

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 4 FEB 2022
... investing in units of an underlying fund, the Munro Concentrated Global Growth Fund. It aims to achieve a return greater than the MSCI World (Ex-Australia) Index over a five-to-seven-year period. Munro Partners chief investment officer Nick Griffin said ...

Plato launches net zero fund

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 31 JAN 2022
... most egregious emitters." Incepted in September 2021, the strategy has so far achieved a return of 8.29%. Its benchmark, the MSCI World Index, has achieved 4.38%. "We know an average sized SMSF invested in the ASX 200 requires 3135 trees to get to net ...

MSCI teams up with Menai Financial Group

CHLOE WALKER  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 JAN 2022
MSCI has announced its collaboration with Menai Financial Group, a provider of institutional-grade digital asset investment products and trading services. This strategic alliance marks one of MSCI's first collaborations in the digital asset space. ...

American Century introduces small-cap fund

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 JAN 2022
... Global Small Cap Fund is actively managed, investing in companies operating in developed and emerging countries. It tracks the MSCI ACWI Small Cap Net Index. The fund launched in 2016 in the US. It returned 17.9% in the year to December 2021, and 32.5% ...

Firetrail Investments launches global equity fund

CHLOE WALKER  |  FRIDAY, 17 DEC 2021
... 15 years running high conviction investment strategies. The Firetrail S3 Global Opportunities Fund aims to outperform the MSCI Global Index after fees by investing in companies with earnings upgrades and valuation re-ratings. Firetrail and its staff ...

CFS launches low cost geared index options

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 14 DEC 2021
... investment returns by borrowing to invest in a diversified portfolio of global shares. This option aims to outperform the MSCI All Country World Index in Australian dollar terms over rolling seven-year periods before fees and taxes. The geared index ...

Fidelity launches active ETF

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 13 DEC 2021
... The Fidelity Global Demographics Fund listed on the ASX as FDEM. It invests in up to 70 global stocks and aims to beat the MSCI All Country World Index NR. Established in 2012, the fund is jointly managed by UK-based portfolio managers Aneta Wynimko ...