Qontigo launches STOXX USA ETF Industry Index and licenses it to Kiwoom
ZUG, Switzerland, April 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Qontigo has cleared STOXX® UNITED STATES ETF Industry Index to Kiwoom Asset Management in Korea to be used as an underlying for an exchange-traded fund (ETF). This new index is the first to track the US ETF market using a thematic approach.
The index identifies US companies that stand to benefit from the growth of the ETF market globally, including companies involved as ETF issuers, trading venues and index providers.
“ETFs have been the fastest growing investment vehicle in recent years, and we expect this global trend to continue as more investors seek out ETFs for their convenience, and their transparency.Amidst this trend, we are very excited to launch an ETF that is the first of its kind in South Korea and which provides exposure to US companies that dominate the burgeoning ETF industry around the world. Beyond this second collaboration with Qontigo, we expect many more innovative products to come out of this partnership,” said Kihyun KimInvestment Director at Kiwoom Asset Management.
“The ETF industry uses indices to construct its products, and we have in turn constructed an index that reflects the growth of the ETF industry. We are proud to say that this fund is the first of its kind, and we look forward to a future collaboration with Kiwoom Asset management,” said Rick Chauhead of Qontigo Asia Pacific.
The STOXX UNITED STATES ETF Industry Index is comprised of 20 US companies exposed to the global ETF ecosystem. FactSet Revere (RBICS) data allows for a detailed breakdown of eligible companies’ sources of revenue, helping the index gain precise exposure to the targeted theme. The index universe is defined by all stocks included in the STOXX UNITED STATES Overall market index.
This index is the latest addition to Qontigo’s wide range of STOXX thematic index solutions. Learn more.
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