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F-Squared partners with Soho Asset Management

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 13:45

F-Squared Investments has partnered with SoHo Asset Management (SoHo) to use its Portfolio Replication Technology investment capabilities to create and manage model portfolios for SoHo’s clients in Singapore and the United States under SoHo’s Replicas brand. »

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IFIA welcomes the EC’s Capital Markets Union Green Paper

Fri, 15/05/2015 - 21:00

The Irish Funds Industry Association (IFIA), the trade body representing the largest sector of the financial services industry in Ireland, has responded positively to the European Commission’s Green Paper on Capital Markets Union (CMU). »

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ETC granted Manager of Managers Relief by SEC

Mon, 11/05/2015 - 06:00

Exchange Traded Concepts (ETC), the white-label ETF Advisor behind the ETF-In-A-Box turnkey solution to bring custom ETFs to market, has been granted Manager of Managers Relief by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).  »

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BlackRock selects Thomson Reuters Org ID Managed Service

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 15:00

BlackRock has selected Thomson Reuters Org ID (Org ID) to complement its existing rigorous counterparty due diligence process.  »

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STOXX licenses EURO STOXX 50 Daily Short Index to KIS

Thu, 23/04/2015 - 16:00

STOXX Limited has licensed the EURO STOXX 50 Daily Short Index to Korea Investment & Securities (KIS) to serve as the underlying for an exchange-traded note (ETN). The product has been listed on the KRX Korea Exchange. »

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ALPS Equal Sector Weight ETF reduces net expense ratio to 0.30%

Tue, 07/04/2015 - 06:00

ALPS has announced a one-year fee waiver of 0.22% effective 31 March, 2015 for the ALPS Equal Sector Weight ETF (Exchange-Traded Fund) (NYSE: EQL), a series of ALPS ETF Trust. »

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Two Horizons ETFs to close

Wed, 01/04/2015 - 06:00

Horizons ETFs Management is to terminate the Horizons BetaPro S&P/TSX Global Base Metals Bull Plus ETF and the Horizons BetaPro S&P/TSX Global Base Metals Bear Plus ETF at the close of business on 12 June, 2015. »

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Source EURO STOXX 50 ETF to close and liquidate

Mon, 30/03/2015 - 07:00

The Board of Trustees of the Source ETF Trust has decided to close and liquidate the Source EURO STOXX 50 ETF (ESTX), which is managed and marketed by Source Exchange Traded Investments. »

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New distributing share class for Ossiam FTSE 100 ETF

Thu, 12/03/2015 - 06:00

In response to investor demand, Ossiam, the specialist smart beta investment manager and affiliate of Natixis Global Asset Management (NGAM), has added a distributing share class to the Ossiam FTSE 100 Minimum Variance fund.  »

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Hartford Funds to launch NextShares ETMFs

Fri, 27/02/2015 - 09:00

Hartford Funds has entered into a preliminary agreement with Navigate Fund Solutions  to support the launch by Hartford Funds of a family of NextShares exchange-traded managed funds. »

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BlackRock Canada announces partial waiver of annual management fees for certain iShares funds

Thu, 05/02/2015 - 10:30

BlackRock Asset Management has agreed to extend a partial waiver of the annual management fee that would otherwise be payable by each of iShares MSCI EAFE Minimum Volatility Index ETF (XMI) and iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Minimum Volatility Index ETF (XMM).  »

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Imagine Software partners with XTF to deliver advanced ETF data and analytics

Fri, 30/01/2015 - 09:00

Imagine Software has partnered with XTF Inc to provide clients with advanced data for exchange traded funds and the ability to conduct integrated analytics on portfolio positions and derivatives. »

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BlackRock adds two long-dated sovereign bond ETFs to fixed income range

Thu, 22/01/2015 - 12:00

BlackRock has expanded its range of over 80 fixed income ETFs with two funds that purchase long-dated sovereign bonds with maturities of 15 years or more.  »

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AdvisorShares to close two of its four currency hedged gold ETFs

Tue, 20/01/2015 - 09:00

AdvisorShares is consolidating its 40 Act Currency Hedged Gold ETF suite by closing two of the four exchange traded funds in the range. »

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PowerShares Canada to terminate two ETFs

Mon, 19/01/2015 - 12:00

PowerShares Canada is to terminatePowerShares S&P/TSX Composite High Beta Index ETF (THB) and PowerShares S&P 500 High Beta (CAD Hedged) Index ETF (UHB) on or about 6 April, 2015. »

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First Asset Pipes & Power Income Fund completes ETF conversion

Mon, 19/01/2015 - 06:00

First Asset Active Utility & Infrastructure ETF (the "First Asset ETF") (TSX: FAI) announces that it has completed the conversion from a closed-end fund  »

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First Asset Pipes & Power Income Fund confirms ETF conversion details

Thu, 15/01/2015 - 15:30

The First Asset Pipes & Power Income Fund has filed a final prospectus dated 12 January, 2015 with the securities regulatory authorities of all of the provinces and territories of Canada for conversion to  an exchange-traded fund (ETF). »

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Horizons ETFs sets unit consolidation ratio for DLR/DLR.U

Thu, 15/01/2015 - 12:30

Horizons ETFs Management has set the ratio for the previously announced consolidation of the Horizons US Dollar Currency ETF (DLR, DLR.U) which is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. »

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etfexpress Global Awards 2015 – Voting now closed

Thu, 15/01/2015 - 08:23

Voting for the 6th edition of the etfexpress Global Awards has now closed. The awards will be presented at a lunch ceremony in London, and the winners will be announced in due course. »

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Morgan Stanley to redeem S&P 500 Crude Oil ETNs

Tue, 13/01/2015 - 14:30

Morgan Stanley is to redeem all of its outstanding S&P 500 Crude Oil Linked ETNs due 2031 with a CUSIP of 61760E390 (NYSE Arca:BARL).  »

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BlackRock confirms expiry of equity forward agreement for US bond ETF

Mon, 12/01/2015 - 09:00

BlackRock has confirmed the previously announced expiry of the legacy equity forward agreement (of the iShares Advantaged US High Yield Bond Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) (CHB). »

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Horizons ETFs announces HOU unit consolidation

Thu, 08/01/2015 - 09:00

Horizons ETFs Management is to consolidate the units of the Horizons BetaPro NYMEX Crude Oil Bull Plus ETF (HOU) by a ration of 1:4. »

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Vanguard to launch first municipal bond index fund and ETF

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 12:00

Vanguard has filed a registration statement with the US Securities and Exchange Commission to offer a national municipal bond index fund with an exchange-traded fund (ETF) share class.  »

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Horizons ETFs announces DLR/DLR.U unit consolidation

Tue, 06/01/2015 - 06:00

Horizons ETFs Management is to consolidate the units of the Horizons US Dollar Currency ETF, which is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the tickers DLR (CAD) and DLR.U (USD). »

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Two iShares ETFs participate in NYSE ARCA ETP Incentive Program

Mon, 05/01/2015 - 09:30

The iShares Interest Rate Hedged High Yield Bond ETF (HYGH) and the iShares Asia/Pacific Dividend ETF (DVYA) are now participating in the NYSE Arca ETP Program. »

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NCAM’s CFD and CTF funds plan ETF conversion

Mon, 22/12/2014 - 18:00

Nuveen Commodities Asset Management has approved a plan to convert the Nuveen Diversified Commodity Fund (CFD) and the Nuveen Long/Short Commodity Total Return Fund (CTF) to open-end exchange-traded funds (ETFs).  »

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STOXX licenses Banks Daily Short 3 and Daily Leverage 3 indices to Boost

Mon, 22/12/2014 - 10:45

STOXX has licensed the EURO STOXX Banks Daily Short 3 and Daily Leverage 3 indices to Boost to serve as the basis for exchange-traded products (ETPs) available on Borsa Italiana. »

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Euronext licenses AEX and CAC 40 to Goldman Sachs

Mon, 22/12/2014 - 09:00

Euronext has licensed several Euronext indices, including the successful AEX and CAC 40, to Goldman Sachs for the creation of structured products. »

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Barclays to transfer primary listing for Ten iPath ETNs

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 07:00

Barclays Bank is to transfer the primary listing venue for 10 iPath Exchange Traded Notes (ETNs) from NYSE Arca to the NASDAQ Stock Market. »

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Vanguard sees strong interest in ETF offering

Thu, 18/12/2014 - 12:30

Vanguard is continuing to see strong adoption of its exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in the United States, Europe, Canada, Australia, Asia, and elsewhere around the world. »

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Wealth Adviser Awards 2015

Wealth Adviser Awards 2015

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 13:50

The Wealth Adviser Awards 2015 were determined by the votes of Wealth Adviser's readers, who include wealth managers, IFAs, fund managers, family offices, law firms, accounting firms and other industry professionals. This Special Report includes the full list of winners plus links to video footage of the Awards... »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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etffexpress Awards 2015 - The Winners

etffexpress Awards 2015 - The Winners

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 15:58

The etfexpress Awards 2015 for excellence among managers and service providers of exchange traded funds/products celebrate the achievements of firms that contributed to another year of significant growth in assets for the sector, with assets under management in ETFs/ETPs nearing the USD500bn mark.... »

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State Street Global Markets – Fund Connect

This Special Report unveils the ways in which State Street Global Markets' Fund Connect ETF platform is bringing new levels of efficiency to the the ETF marketplace, and includes expert comment from the perspective of an AP.... »

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