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STOXX extends suite of smart-beta indices

Thu, 26/05/2016 - 14:49

STOXX Ltd, operator of Deutsche Boerse Group’s index business, and a global provider of tradable index concepts, has extended the STOXX Select and STOXX Diversification Select index families that were introduced in October 2015.  ...Read more

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AdvisorShares announces sub-advisor change for Float Shrink ETF

Fri, 27/05/2016 - 09:30

AdvisorShares, a sponsor of actively managed exchange-traded funds (ETFs), has approved a sub-advisor change for the AdvisorShares TrimTabs Float Shrink ETF (TTFS).  »

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Upside potential in US stock buyback programs

Fri, 27/05/2016 - 08:40

A new white paper by Nasdaq Global Information Services reveals that US companies that engage in stock buybacks generally outperform the market on an annualised basis and also experience lower volatility; the Holy Grail of investing.  »

Purpose Investments completes ETF conversion of Silver Bullion Trust

Thu, 26/05/2016 - 14:52

Purpose Investments has completed the conversion of the Silver Bullion Trust (SBT) into an open ended exchange traded fund (ETF). The ETF non-currency hedged units of the fund are now trading under the ticker symbol SBT.B (CAD dollar denominated) and SBT.U (US dollar denominated).  »

BlackRock launches Europe’s first MBS bond ETF

Thu, 26/05/2016 - 09:32

BlackRock is launching the iShares US Mortgage Backed Securities UCITS ETF (IMBS), Europe’s first exchange traded fund (ETF) investing in high quality US mortgage-backed securities.   »

WisdomTree Europe highlights main drivers for single commodity volatility

Wed, 25/05/2016 - 16:16

Viktor Nossek, director of research at WisdomTree Europe, has highlighted what he believes to be the main drivers for volatility in single commodities, and how investors can mitigate this with commodity diversification. »

UniCredit is latest ETF provider to list funds on SIX Swiss Exchange

Wed, 25/05/2016 - 16:15

European commercial bank UniCredit has become the latest exchange traded fund provider to list to list ETFs on the SIX Swiss Exchange with the launch of the UC Thomson Rts Bal European Convertible Bond UCITS ETF and the UC Thomson Rts Bal European Convertible Bond UCITS ETF-dis. »

Invesco PowerShares study reveals most popular smart beta strategies

Wed, 25/05/2016 - 16:14

Low volatility, dividend, and fundamentally weighted have been the three most popular strategies when starting to invest in smart beta, according to research carried out in 2015 on behalf of ETF provider Invesco PowerShares. »

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Europe leads in smart beta use

Wed, 25/05/2016 - 09:19

The third FTSE Russell global and institutional market survey of smart beta index use reveals adoption rates in Europe are the highest over the past three years.  »

Eikhorn lists new ETF on Bats

Wed, 25/05/2016 - 09:18

Eikhorn has listed the Elkhorn S&P High Quality Preferred ETF (EPRF) on the Bats Marketplace. »

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