Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (Nikko AM) today announces the 24 September listing of two new ETFs: Listed Index Fund US Equity (NASDAQ100) No Currency Hedge (Code: 2568) and Listed Index Fund US Equity (NASDAQ100) Currency Hedge (Code: 2569). Both ETFs are scheduled to be launched on 17 September before their listing on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on 24 September.
Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (Nikko AM) was awarded the highest rating of A+ in the Principles for Responsible Investment’s (PRI) Assessment Report 2020 for “Strategy & Governance”, the module that measures an organisation’s overall approach to sustainable investing.
Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (Nikko AM) today announces the 7 September listing of Listed Index Fund Nikkei ESG-REIT (Code: 2566), the first exchange traded fund (ETF) to track the Nikkei ESG-REIT Index. The new ETF is scheduled to be launched on 3 September before its listing on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on 7 September.
At the shareholder meetings of 2,306 Japanese companies in which Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (Nikko AM) held voting rights between July 2019 and June 2020, the firm cast 2,758 negative votes against 23,012 company generated proposals. This translates to 12.0% of the total. Please see the tables below for further details.
On 4 June, Nikko Asset Management (Nikko AM) was recognised as Best ETF Provider Japan and for the Best ETF Mandate as part of The Asset Triple A Awards 2020. The Asset, an influential industry publication about the asset management industry in Asia, made a comprehensive decision looking at ETF providers’ products, launches, educational and other activities, innovation, leadership and performance over the period of 1 January to 31 December 2019. This is the second time The Asset has awarded Nikko AM, following the company’s first win in 2017.
On 4 May, Nikko Asset Management (Nikko AM) was announced as the Best Fund House, Japan in the 2020 Asset Management Awards by AsianInvestor, one of the region’s leading industry publications about the asset management industry.
Nikko Asset Management (Nikko AM) is carrying out the following measures to ensure business continuity, following the declaration of a state of emergency on 7 April by the Japanese government regarding Tokyo and six other prefectures.