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Interactive Advisors, a division of Interactive Brokers Group, offers FTSE Russell Index Tracker portfolios on its online investing marketplace. Learn more about the Diversified Portfolios.

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March 6, 2020

The Benefits of Staying Focused

Factor-based investment approaches are rapidly gaining in popularity in multiple markets thanks to their ability to deliver positive long-term risk-adjusted returns.

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February 14, 2020

Monsters, Mud and Misunderstanding

At the Inside ETFs industry confab in late January, David Nadig of #ETFTrends led a lightning round of 10 questions in 20 minutes for FTSE Russell executives Jayni Kosoff and Rolf Agather.

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January 31, 2020

2019 Was a Breakthrough Year for ESG Investors

Record assets flowed into ETFs that provide exposure to stocks based on ESG considerations in 2019, reflecting a growing desire on the part of investors to add sustainability considerations to their investment portfolio.

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January 3, 2020

EU Taxonomy Shines A Bright Light on Green Claims

As ESG issues have risen up the investment agenda, so too have the number of green claims made by investment managers, sometimes on the basis of questionable assumptions or limited data. Now, with agreement by EU institutions on the long-awaited EU Green Taxonomy, those claims will have to be firmly grounded in evidence.

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December 6, 2019

Growth In ESG Begs The Question of Implementation

A significant level of assets have flowed into sustainable investment in recent years, to the tune of $30.7 trillion globally in the five major markets at the start of 2018—a 34% increase in two years—according to The Global Sustainable Investing Alliance’s most recent trends report.

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September 20, 2019

PRI: Five Things We Learned

With over 2300 signatories today with combined assets under management of over $80T, the conference was the largest ESG investment event ever held globally with a huge range of asset owners and managers, regulators and policymakers rigorously debating and challenging the market’s thinking on complex sustainable investment challenges.

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August 8, 2019

Corporates Seek Tools To Reduce Pension Plan Risk

Global market volatility and low interest rates have greatly impacted the funded status of corporate defined benefit plans over the past decade. Particularly in the last year, wide swings in equity markets have become less predictable, making funded status volatility a greater cause for concern. As such, many plan sponsors are seeking solutions that hedge against risk and volatility while protecting any improvements in funded status.

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July 12, 2019

China A: Looking Down The Road

Today, China’s A Shares comprise the world’s second-largest equity market, and many international market participants believe that A Shares are now simply too important to ignore. They include everything from financial services providers to telecommunications giants to leading technology innovators, and are the growth drivers of the world’s second-largest economy.

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