Two new exchange-traded funds from HSBC Asset Management are tradable via Xetra and Börse Frankfurt since Thursday.
The HSBC MSCI AC Asia Pacific ex Japan Climate Paris Aligned UCITS ETF allows investors to participate in the performance of large and mid-cap companies domiciled mainly in Australia, China, India, South Korea, and Taiwan, excluding Japan.
The HSBC MSCI Emerging Markets Climate Paris Aligned UCITS ETF gives investors the opportunity to invest in large and mid-cap companies from 24 emerging markets.
Only companies that benefit from the transition to a low-carbon economy by effectively managing their emissions, resources (such as electricity, water, and waste) and climate-related risks are considered for selection. The aim is to meet climate protection requirements to achieve the long-term goals of the Paris Climate Agreement.
For inclusion in the respective indices, companies must not engage in significant business activities in the areas of tobacco, thermal coal mining, oil, and gas, or be involved in ESG controversies or activities that negatively impact the environment.
|Name||Asset class||ISIN||Ongoing charges||Distribution policy||Reference index|
|HSBC MSCI AC Asia Pacific ex Japan Climate Paris Aligned UCITS ETF||Equity ETF||IE000XFORJ80||0.25 per cent||accumulating||MSCI AC Asia Pacific ex Japan Climate Paris Aligned Index|
|HSBC MSCI Emerging Markets Climate Paris Aligned UCITS ETF||Equity ETF||IE000FNVOB27||0.18 per cent||accumulating||MSCI Emerging Markets Climate Paris Aligned Index|
The product offering in Deutsche Börse’s XTF segment currently comprises a total of 1,839 ETFs. With this selection and an average monthly trading volume of around €19 billion, Xetra is the leading trading venue for ETFs in Europe.
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