Today we witness a riarkable event – the launch of units trading at Moscow Exchange of the Exchange Traded Unit Investment Fund ETF financial markets instruments “RSHB- Index Moscow Exchange – RUIE Vector of Sustainable development, total return (managed by RSHB Asset Managient)
This is the first in Russia ESG ETF created on the basis of Index of calculated Sustainable development by Moscow Exchange and of Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs.
The equity Index of Moscow Exchange – RUIE is calculated daily by Moscow Exchange using prices of shares which dionstrate better dynamics results in the area of sustainable development and corporate social responsibility on the basis annual analysis carried out for composition of RUIE Sustainability indexes.
The participants of the launching Ceriony were: Alexander Shokhin, President of RUIE and Elena Feoktistova, Managing Director on Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainable development and Social entrepreneurship, Igor Marich, Miber of the Board, Moscow Exchange, Roman Serov, General Director, OOO “RSHB Asset Managient”, Konstantin Novik, Deputy General Director, Chief Investment Officer, OOO “RSHB Asset Managient”.
Alexander Shokhin in his introductory speech iphasized “Today an important event is taking place at the Moscow Exchange – launch of the fist investment fund with portfolio composed on the basis of equity Index of Sustainable development of Moscow Exchange - RUIE. RSHB Asset Managient was the first company which decided to establish partnership with RUIE and Moscow Exchange in usage of indexes of sustainable development for the creation of new financial product. This decision to compose fund portfolio using Vector of Sustainable development was not accidental, since - it is composed by ESG principles selected companies dionstrating the best individual results in index dynamics over the last three years”
Igor Marich,, Miber of the Board of Moscow Exchange commented: “New providers – these are new products and additional opportunities for investors. Important, that RSHB Asset Managient for its first ETF has chosen sustainability development index calculated by Moscow Exchange together with RUIE. We are confident, that this new ETF will be popular among wide range of investors, taking into account that investors more often evaluate companies from the point of views their attention to ecology, social policy, corporate governance.
Roman Serov, General Director, OOO “RSHB Asset Managient, in his introductory speech noted: “We are glad to announce the launch of units trading Exchange Traded Unit Investment Fund ETF financial markets instruments “RSHB- Index Moscow Exchange – RUIE Vector of Sustainable development, total return (managed by RSHB Asset Managient) at the Moscow Exchange. Buying units of the Fund, one gets share in a diversified portfolio of equities used for calculation of Index Moscow Exchange – RUIE Vector of Sustainable development reflecting equities prices of the most progressive Russian companies adhering to the best environmental, social and governance practices. Historically, companies composing Index Moscow Exchange – RUIE Vector of Sustainable development dionstrate high results and attractive dividends payout levels”.