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Lyxor offers GBP post Brexit hedging ETF

François Millet

Thu, 28/07/2016 - 15:33

Lyxor has launched the Lyxor UCITS ETF FTSE 100 - Monthly Hedged C-USD, described by the firm as the first ETF in Europe to provide investors with exposure to the FTSE 100 and protection against the risk of falling GBP exchange rates.  ...Read more

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WisdomTree launches ICBCCS S&P China 500 ETF

Thu, 28/07/2016 - 11:59

ETF sponsor WisdomTree has launched the ICBCCS WisdomTree S&P China 500 UCITS ETF Class B USD listed in USD (CHIN) on the London Stock Exchange. The new ETF is also available with a listing in GBP (CHIP).  »

Source study shows active managers face increasing difficulty

Thu, 28/07/2016 - 11:51

ETF provider Source finds that correlations between the equities of countries and sectors in Europe have become so high that it is increasingly difficult for active managers to add value.  »

WBI Shares launches tactical ETF

Thu, 28/07/2016 - 07:01

WBI Shares has launched an exchange-traded fund, WBI Tactical Rotation Shares (WBIR), which is designed to take advantage of opportunities around the globe while seeking to protect capital during unfavourable market conditions. »

Direxion announces reverse and forward share splits for nine leveraged ETFs

Wed, 27/07/2016 - 14:54

Direxion is to execute reverse share splits for four of its leveraged exchange-traded funds (ETFs), as well as forward share splits for another five leveraged ETFs. »

ECB maintains ‘wait and see’ approach observes SPDR

Wed, 27/07/2016 - 12:34

Antoine Lesne, head of SPDR ETF sales strategy EMEA at State Street Global Advisors, comments on last week’s European Central Bank (ECB) ‘wait and see’ attitude. »

Demand for managed risk equity strategies increases amid volatile market, says BetaShares

Wed, 27/07/2016 - 10:09

With interest rates at record lows, traditional asset allocation approaches of diversifying into lower risk investments to manage risk may no longer be appropriate for income-oriented investors in or approaching drawdown mode. »

Taiwan exchange launches smart beta indices

Wed, 27/07/2016 - 08:51

Taiwan Stock Exchange subsidiary, Taiwan Index Plus Corporation, has launched two new smart beta indices – the ‘TIP TAIEX+ Dividend Appreciation 100 Index’ (DVA 100 Index) and the ‘TIP TAIEX+ Dividend Appreciation 150 Index’ (DVA 150 Index).  »

ProShares makes changes to ETF line-up

Tue, 26/07/2016 - 13:47

ProShares has made a series of benchmark changes and liquidations for some of its exchange-traded funds (ETFs). »

Ossiam Shiller Barclays CAPE US Sector Value TR ETF surpasses USD400m in assets

Tue, 26/07/2016 - 10:04

The Ossiam Shiller Barclays CAPE US Sector Value TR ETF has proved popular with investors since its launch back in June last year attracting more than USD 400 million. »

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