Hot Reads: ESG Represented 65% of ETF Flows in Europe

Plus, BlackRock takes a revenue hit while Tesla cuts prices.

Reviewed by: Zoya Mirza
Edited by: Zoya Mirza

ESG Accounts for 65% of 2022 European ETF Inflows (Financial Times)
ESG-aligned ETFs now represent 18.8% of the total assets invested in European ETFs.


BlackRock’s Larry Fink Warns of ‘Substantial’ Impact From Markets on Earnings (Financial Times)
World’s largest asset manager posts 15% decline in fourth-quarter revenue.


Tesla Ramps Up Pressure on Rivals With US, Europe Price Cuts (Reuters)
Tesla has slashed prices on its electric vehicles in the U.S. and Europe by as much as 20%, extending an aggressive discounting strategy and challenging rivals.


Samsung Fund Unit Considers More Hong Kong Crypto Products After ETF (Bloomberg)
The company indicated it might launch a spot bitcoin ETF on the Hong Kong market if there should be a rule change that would allow it.


Evaluating Our Picks for Best, Worst New ETFs Over the Years (Morningstar)
What to consider when assessing fresh ETF launches: low fees, market segment coverage and more.


How Dividends Juice Your Stock Returns (A Wealth of Common Sense)
Remember that compound interest works exponentially, not linearly.


Invest Through Volatility in 2023, Instead of Playing at Prediction (Personal Finance)
Instead of predicting trends for the year, investors must cash in on market sell-off in equity, while building long-term debt portfolios. Here’s how you can do it.


Value of Corporate Pension Assets Fell Dramatically. Here’s Why That Doesn’t Matter. (Institutional Investor)
“It was a bit of a remarkable coincidence that both assets and liabilities fell by such a large but similar amount,” says Aon’s Joe McDonald.

Zoya Mirza is a markets reporter at Her work has appeared in USA Today, Voice of America, and United Press International, among others. Mirza is a graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. Her past experiences include editorial work in book publishing and conducting political analysis for NGOs and think tanks. Mirza is a passionate bibliophile and collects vintage postcards from every bookstore she visits in a new city.