The SEC is following the money: Few businesses are booming in high finance like sustainable investing, as governments, pension plans and corporations all seek to lower their carbon footprints and be better public citizens.
SEC Chair Gary Gensler's latest comments mark the newest warning to the asset management industry to avoid inflated language around its environmental, social and governance allocations.
Advisors, consultants and plan sponsors have all become more familiar with CITs, making it increasingly likely the trusts will be considered as alternatives to mutual funds.
In this week's fund news, a new Morningstar report shows investors are more likely to allocate to funds based on diversity data; Wave Financial Group launches an NFT fund; and Wells Fargo, JP Morgan bring Bitcoin funds to wealthy clients.
In this week's fund news, direct indexing platform Veriti nears $1 billion in AUM; J.P. Morgan to convert four mutual funds to ETFs; and Hartford enters the ESG ETF market.
J.P. Morgan follows in the footsteps of Guinness Atkinson and Dimensional Fund Advisors with its plan to convert four equity mutual funds into similar active transparent ETFs next year.
In this week’s fund news, Alerian buys ETF Trends and ETF Database; fund companies are giving VC firms a run for their money; and crypto asset manager Grayscale hires a new head of ETFs.
Wealthfront’s newfound enthusiasm for portfolio customization means the firm is now offering Bitcoin and Ethereum trusts tracked against CoinDesk indexes.
In this week's fund news, iM Global Partner continues U.S. expansion; ProFunds debuts the first Bitcoin strategy mutual fund; and investors have saved $357 billion thanks to passive indexing.
Socially responsible investors may very well have a unique opportunity to profitably shape the future of a greener economy.