Nasdaq Global Indexes closely monitors the Asia-Pacific region of the world, as it is primed for growth in ETFs and other new product opportunities for investors. By teaming with respected, innovative partners, Nasdaq has been instrumental in breaking down barriers and opening new investment pipelines across the region. 

Tracking the Growth of Leveraged & Inverse ETFs in Asia

Rob Hughes Discusses Levered Products on Bloomberg Markets Asia.

Robert Hughes, vice president and head of index and advisor solutions at Nasdaq Global Indexes, discusses Asia's leveraged and inverse products. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia." Watch the full video here.

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Breaking New Ground

Nasdaq Global Indexes was selected as the index behind China's first cross-border ETF, the Guotai Nasdaq-100 Exchange Traded Fund, marking the first time individual investors in China gained access to U.S. securities. 

Other outstanding Nasdaq-100 products: 

  • GF Funds Nasdaq-100 ETF
  • Motilal Oswal MOSt Shares Nasdaq-100 ETF
  • Nomura Nasdaq-100 ETF - Japan 
  • MOSt Shares Nasdaq-100 ETF - India 
  • Mirae TIGER Nasdaq-100 ETF - Korea 
  • Fubon NASDAQ-100 -1X Inverse Index ETF - Taiwan

Featured ETFs

  • GF Funds Nasdaq-100 ETF 
  • Motilal Oswal MOSt Shares Nasdaq-100 
  • BMO NASDAQ 100 ETF 
  • Betashares Global Banks Companies ETF - Currency Hedged 
  • iShares Nasdaq-100 Index ETF-HK 
  • Betashares Global Agriculture Companies ETF - Currency Hedged 
  • Betashares Global Gold Miners Companies ETF - Currency Hedged 
  • Fubon NASDAQ-100 ETF 
  • BetaShares Global Energy Companies ETF - Currency Hedged 
  • ChinaAMC Direxion NASDAQ-100 Daily (-1x) Inverse 
  • ChinaAMC Direxion NASDAQ-100 Daily (2x) Leveraged
  • BMO Asia High Dividend ETF

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Nasdaq’s Chris Tse (6th from left), Lead Sales Executive for Nasdaq Global Information Services, participates in the new listing ceremony of W.I.S.E-Nasdaq Overseas China New Economy Companies Top 50 Index Tracker (stock code: 3182) along with leaders from BOCI Prudential Asset Management at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

September 2018 - BOCI-Prudential Asset Management’s new exchange-traded fund W.I.S.E-Nasdaq Overseas China New Economy Companies Top 50 Index Tracker (3182) began trading on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong today, with an initial issue price of HK$1,000 per lot, excluding duties and charges.

The fund seeks to track the performance of the Nasdaq Overseas China New Economy Companies Top 50 Index, made up of the largest 50 companies from China listed in the U.S. and Hong Kong. The companies are classified as consumer goods, health care, consumer services and technology.

Chinese search giant Baidu was the largest constituent of the index, with a weight of 9 percent, Alibaba Group, Tencent (0700) and JD.com accounted for 8.6 percent, 7.54 percent and 7.54 percent respectively.

"We don't think the Sino-US trade war would lead to a global recession, instead market sentiment would be most affected,'' said Samuel Mui, vice president of BOCI-Prudential Asset Management. He is confident about the new economy sector, as it is a key driving force of China's economic growth.

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