Solactive launches future trends index series

Germany-based index provider Solactive has started the decade with the launch of a future trends index series.

The Solactive Future Trends Index series seeks to track trends forecasted to lead their respective industries including thematic investing and megatrends that are predicted long-term evolutions in society and economics.

The firm has focused on trends it predicts will last at least the next decade.

The series is divided into four categories: future technologies, future of the environment, future way of life and future health and well-being.

For the launch, the series contains 18 indices that incorporate either specific investment strategies, data based on third-party sources or the processing software ARTIS which analyses the underlying companies to various data sources.

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Axel Haus (pictured), team head of qualitative research at Solactive, commented: “Based on today’s research and knowledge, we focus on the beneficiaries of multi-year megatrends.

“The Solactive Future Trends provides the means to incorporate the most promising future economic trends into long-term oriented investment strategies.”

Megatrends itself has become a popular theme among index providers as MSCI also launched a suite of megatrend indices in 2019.

The indices included in the series launch include:

Future Technologies

  • Fast-growing Technology Companies Index
  • ARTIS Worldwide Connectivity Index
  • ARTIS AI and Automation Index
  • ARTIS Big Data Users Index

Future of the Environment

  • ARTIS Sustainable Energy Index
  • ARTIS Sustainable Transportation Index
  • ISS ESG Beyond Plastic Waste Index
  • Vigeo Eiris Biodiversity Index
  • Renewable Capacity Weighted Bond Index

Future Way of Life

  • ARTIS Future of Entertainment Index
  • Beyond Basic Consumption Index
  • Fast-growing Consumer Companies Index
  • Equileap Gender Equality Index Family

Future Health and Well-Being

  • Fast-growing Healthcare Companies Index
  • ARTIS Machines in Healthcare Index
  • ARTIS Biotechnology Index
  • ARTIS Oncology Index
  • ARTIS Future of Nutrition Index

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