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Institutional assets flow into ETFs

Andrew McCollum, Greenwich Associates

Wed, 01/03/2017 - 13:54

A new report from Greenwich Associates finds that institutional assets are flowing into ETFs as US institutions integrate ETFs into essential functions ranging from risk management and liquidity enhancement to the generation of income and yield in a challenging interest-rate environment.   ...Read more

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Rafferty Asset Management closing three ETFs

Wed, 01/03/2017 - 12:57

The board of trustees of the Direxion Shares ETF Trust has decided to liquidate and close three ETFs, based on the recommendation of Rafferty Asset Management, the trust's adviser. »

Three BNP Paribas Easy bond index ETFs launch on Xetra

Wed, 01/03/2017 - 12:54

Three new bond index funds issued by BNP Paribas Easy have begun trading on Xetra. »

European ETFs on track to reach EUR1tn in AUM by 2020, says Morningstar

Wed, 01/03/2017 - 10:12

Driven by regulatory changes, innovation and increasing preference for low-cost investment solutions, ETF adoption across Europe is set to accelerate and could hit the EUR1 trillion-mark by 2020, according to a Morningstar report. »

ETF Securities expands commission free access to commodities products

Wed, 01/03/2017 - 07:49

ETF Securities, a commodity exchange traded product (ETP) provider, has expanded commission-free access to its range of physically-backed precious metal exchange-traded funds (ETFs). »

Copper demand set to remain strong

Tue, 28/02/2017 - 13:41

ETF Securities writes that investor optimism for copper has been buoyed by mine outages representing close to 12 per cent of global capacity. »

Bob D Peatman, Beaumont Capital Management

Beaumont strategies added to HedgeCoVest and SMArt Xchange

Tue, 28/02/2017 - 13:28

Beaumont Capital Management (BCM), a provider of tactical, ETF-based investment solutions, has made its strategies available through HedgeCoVest, a unified managed accounts platform, and SMArt Xchange, an alliance partnership between HedgeCoVest and SS&C Advent. »

Smart beta equity ETFs and ETPs reach record high

Tue, 28/02/2017 - 12:06

Smart beta equity ETFs and ETPs reached a new record high of USD534 billion in January according to data provider ETFGI. »

Gold remains investor’s favourite

Mon, 27/02/2017 - 13:26

ETF Securities writes that gold remains the investor’s favourite, notching up a fourth week of inflows due to political and policy uncertainty. The firm says that investors have been lured to gold’s defensive characteristics as the Eurozone remains mired in political uncertainty with Dutch and French elections just around the corner. »

E*TRADE adds 47 commission-free ETFs and 1,900 NTF mutual funds to offering

Mon, 27/02/2017 - 12:53

E*TRADE Financial has expanded its commission-free ETF and NTF mutual fund line-up, with the addition of 47 ETFs and 1,900 mutual funds. »

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