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WisdomTree Europe comments on gilts

Wed, 26/07/2017 - 14:56

Viktor Nossek (pictured), director of research at WisdomTree in Europe, has issued a note regarding the impact a further devaluation in the pound will have on gilts if the Brexit negotiations deprive the UK of major economic benefits. »

Precious metals see inflows

Tue, 18/07/2017 - 13:36

ETF Securities writes that last week saw gold, platinum and silver ETPs with USD82 million in inflows in precious metals ETPs, led by gold (USD46.8 million), then silver (USD23.9 million), platinum (USD6.8 million) and the basket (USD4.1 million). »

BlackRock launches floating rate bond ETF

Wed, 12/07/2017 - 17:28

BlackRock has expanded its fixed income ETF range with the launch of a floating rate bond fund, designed to protect investor portfolios against a rise in interest rates. »

Lyxor adds to high yield ETFs range

Mon, 10/07/2017 - 16:47

Lyxor has launched a new short-dated US Dollar & Euro High Yield ETF, writing that they offer investors a defence against rising interest rates. The firm writes that their focus on one to three-year High Yield bonds is unique on the US Dollar side, and means their ETFs have a lower duration, and are less sensitive to interest rate changes than others. »

ETF Securities reports gold ETPs see large outflows

Tue, 04/07/2017 - 12:12

ETF Securities writes that last week saw the largest weekly outflows from Gold ETPs since December last year. “We saw USD160 million of outflows from gold ETPs last week after hawkish comments from the ECB and BOE and higher-than-expected German inflation.” »

RISE up for rising rate hedging

Wed, 21/06/2017 - 13:58

SIT is a USD14 billion asset management firm that has been managing money for 36 years. A product that the firm originally developed for the institutional market has now been incorporated within an ETF, enabling bond investors to protect their portfolios in a rising interest rate environment. »

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