Bringing you live news and features since 2006 

HSBC Asset Management expands Paris-aligned ETF range

RELATED TOPICS​

HSBC Asset Management (HSBC AM) has expanded its Paris-aligned Benchmark (PAB) equity ETF range with two additional launches – the HSBC MSCI Emerging Markets Climate Paris Aligned UCITS ETF and HSBC MSCI AC Asia Pacific ex-Japan Climate Paris Aligned UCITS ETF. 

The firm writes that these funds follow the launches of the existing PAB Equity ETF range and complement the four existing HSBC Climate Paris Aligned UCITS ETFs: the HSBC MSCI World, USA, Europe, and Japan Funds. 
 
The firm writes that these ETFS have been designed to assist investors looking to integrate net zero considerations into their investment portfolios. Both funds consider the forward-looking decarbonisation trajectories of companies and lean towards companies that are 1.5 degree aligned. They will be classified as Article 9 funds under the European Union’s Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR).
 
The new funds track the MSCI Emerging Markets Climate Paris Aligned benchmark Index and the MSCI AC Asia Pacific ex Japan Climate Paris Aligned benchmark Index respectively. These indices go beyond the minimum criteria required by the Paris Climate Accords. They seek to overweight companies with a high proportion of green revenue, those which are putting forward credible decarbonisation solutions, and those exposed to lower physical climate risk.
 
Olga de Tapia, Global Head of ETF & Indexing Sales, HSBC AM, says: “Enabling our clients to improve the social and environmental impact of their portfolios is a priority for us. With the addition of these two new ETFs, we’re pleased to provide investors and asset allocators a comprehensive suite of core PAB building blocks.”

 

Latest News

US ETF issuers of active ETFs are facing an increase in fees from the big custodian firms, such as Charles..
ETF data consultant ETFGI reports that assets invested in the global ETF industry reached a new record of USD12.71 trillion..
Calastone has published an ETF white paper which examines several of the processes that take place across the lifecycle of..
Adapting product lines to fit into changing methodologies and meet shifting demand is essential to remaining relevant in the industry..

Related Articles

Taylor Krystkowiak, Themes ETFs
Themes ETFs opened its doors in December 2023, with an introductory suite of 11 ETFs – seven thematic and four...
Konrad Sippel, Solactive
At the end of March, financial index specialist, Solactive, published its 2024 annual report on future trends.  ...
Lorraine Sereyjol-Garros, BNP Paribas
Following changes to the French Monetary and Financial Code and of the French market authority AMF’s General Regulation, it is...
Ed Rosenberg, Texas Capital
Texas Capital Bank first opened its doors back in December 1998 and nowadays offers wealth-management services, as well as commercial,...
Subscribe to the ETF Express newsletter

Subscribe for access to our weekly newsletter, newsletter archive, updates on the site and exclusive email content.

Marketing by