|Asia Pacific ETP News|
|China green energy ETFs deliver best performance in first half|
|August 3, 2021--China's Green Energy ETFs surpassed other thematic and broad ETF strategies in early 2021 in signs of an economic shift to greener energy and more environmentally friendly consumer products.|
|Delta Variant Stalls Asia's Economic Recovery After Early Rebound|
|August 2, 2021--Rising Covid-19 cases and slow progress on vaccinations begin to paralyze region that had kept virus in check
Asia is emerging as a weak link in an otherwise strong global economic recovery, as new pandemic restrictions restrain manufacturing in some countries and the exports that have powered the recovery in China show signs of slowing.
|Taiwan's thematic ETF market takes off as competition increases|
|July 23, 2021--The number of new thematic exchange-traded funds in Taiwan has skyrocketed this year as fund managers strive to stand out in the face of intensifying competition.
Recently launched in Taiwan, ETFs focus on the domestic semiconductor sector and electric vehicles.
|Asia gold ETFs buck trend and attract strong inflows|
|July 21, 2021--Gold exchange-traded funds continue to attract strong inflows in Asia this year as many investors hedge widespread inflation concerns and protect them from uncertainty about the trajectory of pandemics and economic recovery.|
|SGX to launch more ESG products to help steel industry's decarbonisation efforts|
|July 13, 2021--The Singapore Exchange (SGX) said it will continue to launch trading products to help the global steel industry achieve its decarbonisation goals.|
|Thailand Economic Monitor July 2021: The Road to Recovery|
|July 13, 2021--Key Findings
Successive waves of COVID-19 disrupted the Thai economy in the first half of 2021, but their impact was mitigated by recovering global demand and substantial fiscal support.
|Asian ETF launches outstrip the rest of the world|
|July 9, 2021--Rising interest in Chinese bond market helps drive regional surge|
The number and variety of exchange traded funds in the Asia Pacific region is expanding faster than in the US and Europe, and Asian institutions are increasingly turning to locally listed products for more cost efficient trading during Asian market hours.