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European ETF assets reach new record high

Deborah Fuhr, ETFGI

Tue, 21/02/2017 - 08:39

Assets in European ETFs reached a new record high of USD599 billion at the end January 2017, surpassing the prior record of USD573 billion set at the end of December 2016, according to ETF data provider ETFGI.   ...Read more


Lipper figures show European ETF assets up over January

Mon, 20/02/2017 - 16:16

Detlef Glow (pictured), Head of EMEA research at Thomson Reuters Lipper reports that over January ETF net inflows, in spite of negative market impacts, led to increased assets under management in the European ETF industry (EUR523.9 billion) for January, up from EUR514.8 billion at the end of December. »

Vanguard calls for fees ‘health warning’ on funds

Mon, 20/02/2017 - 09:15

In response to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Asset Management Market interim report, Vanguard has called for a “health warning” on fees to be included as part of a “radically simplified” approach to investor communications. »

PIMCO to close and liquidate two ETFs

Fri, 17/02/2017 - 12:59

PIMCO is to close and liquidate two exchange-traded funds (ETFs) – the PIMCO Diversified Income Active ETF (DI) ( NYSE : DI) and PIMCO Global Advantage® Inflation-Linked Bond Active ETF (ILB) ( NYSE : ILB). »

Eldon Sprickerhoff, eSentire

Is your organisation at risk of a cyber breach?

Fri, 17/02/2017 - 12:39

That’s one of the key questions a panel of industry experts will be addressing at the GFM Cybersecurity Event in London in March. »

BBH US ETF survey reveals enormous further growth potential for the market

Fri, 17/02/2017 - 12:08

Ryan Sullivan (pictured), Vice President of Global ETF Services at Brown Brothers Harriman (BBH), is responsible for working with new and existing ETF sponsors to develop their ETF product and distribution strategies, and optimise their ETF business.  »

First Trust launches First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF

Fri, 17/02/2017 - 10:07

First Trust Advisors has launched a new actively managed exchange-traded fund (ETF) designed to give investors exposure primarily to investment grade bonds.  »

Research Affiliates launches smart beta ETF analysis tool

Thu, 16/02/2017 - 15:04

Research Affiliates has launched Smart Beta Interactive, a new website that provides investors information on factors and smart beta strategies, including past performance history, relative valuations, estimates of prospective alpha, and liquidity and risk attributions as well as other implementation characteristics. »

Flow Traders’ free float rises to 71.3 per cent

Thu, 16/02/2017 - 13:23

Flow Traders' free float has increased to approximately 71.3 per cent as major shareholders Summit Partners, Avalon and Javak have sold approximately 5.9 million shares to institutional investors in an accelerated bookbuilding process. No shares were issued or sold by the company. »

iShares celebrates first European ETF to surpass USD20bn in assets

Thu, 16/02/2017 - 13:15

iShares has declared a landmark for European ETFs as its iShares Core S&P 500 UCITS ETF is the first European ETF to surpass USD20 billion in assets. iShares writes that investors seeking an efficient strategic and tactical way to tap into optimism in the US tipped the fund past the threshold, while a thirst for ‘value for money’ and greater transparency continues to fuel investor interest in ETFs as a portfolio construction tool. »

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