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First Asset US & Canada LifeCo Income Fund confirms ETF conversion details Wed, 27/08/2014 - 11:21

First Asset US & Canada LifeCo Income Fund has filed a final prospectus with Canadian securities regulatory authorities for its conversion into an exchange-traded fund (ETF).

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Platinum

Absa to launch platinum-backed ETF on Botswana Stock Exchange

Absa has received approval for the listing of 400,000 securities of its NewPlat exchange-traded fund (ETF) on the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE). »


Index

BlackRock Canada makes changes to XEF ETF

iShares is changing the way the investment strategy of the iShares Core MSCI EAFE IMI Index ETF (XEF) is implemented. »


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Direxion updates tickers for two 3x leveraged ETFs tracking the price of gold

The ticker symbols have changed on two of Direxion Investments’ 3x leveraged exchange-traded funds (ETFs) – the Direxion Daily Gold Bull 3X Shares and the Direxion Daily Gold Bear 3X Shares. »


Accounts

Saxo Bank AuM hits record high

Copenhagen-based Saxo Bank saw assets under management reach a record high in the first half of 2014, with client deposits with the online trading and investment specialist exceeding DKK60 billion. »


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Quarterly coupon payment for Barclays ETN+ Select MLP ETNs

Barclays Bank has announced a quarterly coupon amount of 0.2771 for the Barclays ETN+ Select MLP exchange traded notes (ATMP). »


Merger

IndexIQ announces August M&A deal holdings in IQ Merger Arbitrage ETF

IndexIQ has announced the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deals which investors can gain exposure to through the IQ Merger Arbitrage ETF (MNA). »


ETFs

ProShares launches MSCI EAFE Dividend Growers ETF

ProShares has launched the ProShares MSCI EAFE Dividend Growers ETF (EFAD), the first exchange-traded fund that invests in the companies in the MSCI EAFE Index with the best track record of consistent year-over-year dividend growth. »


ETFs

PIMCO to launch three new ETFs and close four

PIMCO is launching three new actively managed exchange-traded funds – the PIMCO Fundamental IndexPLUS AR Active ETF, the PIMCO International Fundamental IndexPLUS AR Strategy Active ETF and the PIMCO Foreign Bond Active ETF (US Dollar Hedged). »


IPO

Mobileye included in Renaissance IPO ETF

Mobileye, an Israeli developer of camera-based Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), has been included in the Renaissance IPO ETF after raising USD890 million in a stock market offering. »


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