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Ossiam adds ESG to Ossiam US Minimum Variance ETF

Fri, 23/06/2017 - 11:03

Ossiam, the smart beta specialist and an affiliate of Natixis Global Asset Management, has announced changes to the benchmark of its Ossiam US Minimum Variance NR ETF to include ESG screening. »

US Buyback Leaders ETF changes name to US Equity Plus Income ETF

Fri, 23/06/2017 - 11:01

Harvest Portfolios Group is changing the name of the US Buyback Leaders ETF to the US Equity Plus Income ETF, which name change will take effect on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) on22  June, 2017. »

Four Columbia ETFs to close and liquidate

Fri, 23/06/2017 - 11:00

The Columbia Core Bond ETF (GMTB), the Columbia Intermediate Municipal Bond ETF (GMMB), the Columbia Emerging Markets Core ETF (EMCR), and the Columbia EM Strategic Opportunities ETF (EMDD) are to close and their respective assets liquidated to shareholders on or about 28 July, 2017. »

VictoryShares launches Minimum Volatility ETF

Fri, 23/06/2017 - 10:13

Victory Capital has launched the VictoryShares US Multi-Factor Minimum Volatility ETF (VSMV), which is now trading on the Nasdaq Stock Market. »

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Tim Guinness joins Ekins Guinness as a Partner

Thu, 22/06/2017 - 08:42

Tim Guinness, Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Guinness Asset Management, is backing Ekins Guinness LLP – previously Enigma Investments – and has joined the firm as a Partner. »

UBS Asset Management launches new commodities ETF on London Stock Exchange

Wed, 21/06/2017 - 16:13

UBS Asset Management (UBS AM) has listed the UBS ETFs (IE) Bloomberg Commodity CMCI SF UCITS ETF (BCOM-CM) on the London Stock Exchange. »

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. »

The VIX index – how low can it go

Wed, 21/06/2017 - 13:44

ETF Securities has written a research note commenting that the VIX index – also known as the fear index - is currently demonstrating a complete absence of fear. The firm writes that in the context of current world affairs and political instability, it believes this is demonstrating a worrying complacency amongst investors. »

Pacer ETFs launches two Cash Cows ETFs

Tue, 20/06/2017 - 14:17

Pacer ETFs has launched two new exchange traded funds (ETFs) in the firm’s Cash Cows Index ETF Series. »

JP Morgan launches ETN Tracking Cushing 30 MLP Index

Tue, 20/06/2017 - 14:15

JPMorgan Chase Financial Company LLC (JPMCFC) has launched an Exchange Traded Note (ETN) listed on NYSE Arca under the ticker symbol PPLN that is designed to track the performance of The Cushing 30 MLP Index.  »


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