Launch stream

Amundi lists two ESG ETFs

Global fixed income ETF and Far East ex-Japan equity ETF launch

Amundi has listed two new Article 8 ESG ETFs: a global fixed income ETF and a Far East equity ETF.

The Amundi Global AGG SRI – UCITS ETF tracks the Bloomberg MSCI Global Aggregate 500MM ex Securitized Sustainable SRI Sector Neutral Index with ongoing charges of 0.14%. The index replicated by the ETF excludes issuers involved in controversial business practices and selects 80% of the bonds with the highest ESG score taken from the Bloomberg Global Aggregate 500MM ex Securitized index.

Amundi MSCI AC Far East Ex Japan ESG Leaders Select –UCITS is an equity ETF that tracks the MSCI AC Far East ex Japan ESG Leaders Select 5% Issuer Capped Index with ongoing charges of 0.25%. It has exposure to two developed markets, excluding Japan, and seven emerging markets in the Far East. It includes a negative screening and a best-in-class selection of the top 50% of companies with the highest ESG scores taken from the index.

Matthieu Guignard, global head of product development and capital markets at Amundi ETF, indexing and smart beta, said: “We are delighted to further extend our Amundi ETF responsible range with these two new products.”