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Nutmeg’s core approach to ETFs

Wed, 18/01/2017 - 14:44

The retail digital investment management firm Nutmeg utilises ETFs to create its portfolios. James McManus, (pictured) investment manager, who has specialised in ETFs throughout his career explains that the firm now manages just over GBP600 million across 25,000 clients who start at a minimum level of GBP500 and can have many millions with the firm. »

John Lewis

Using momentum to invest in ADRs proves highly effective says Dorsey, Wright & Associates’ John Lewis

Tue, 13/09/2016 - 10:08

American Depositary Receipts are an effective way for US investors to gain exposure to international stocks. Dorsey, Wright & Associates’ John Lewis (pictured) explains how using a momentum strategy can prove effective in building the right exposure to this instrument class.  »

Vincent Mortier

Amundi details post Brexit situation

Thu, 30/06/2016 - 10:30

Vincent Mortier (pictured), Deputy CIO, Global Head of Multi-Asset Amundi and Pascal Blanqué, CIO, Global Head of Institutional Division Amundi have issued a joint statement on the situation post Brexit.  »

Mackenzie Investments partners with TOBAM to launch innovative Smart Beta ETFs

Wed, 22/06/2016 - 09:11

Mackenzie Financial Corporation (Mackenzie Investments) has launched two smart beta index Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) designed to offer investors a more diversified portfolio to reduce portfolio biases. »

Ada Investments to focus on ETF portfolios with sale to 55 Capital

Ada Investments to focus on ETF portfolios with sale to 55 Capital

Tue, 31/05/2016 - 09:21

Ada Investments, a research-driven investment manager offering alternative equities-based investment programs to institutional investors, is to be acquired by 55 Capital, a newly formed ETF-focused asset manager.  »

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).  »

Assets invested in US ETFs/ETPs hit record high of USD2.217tn

Wed, 11/05/2016 - 16:22

Assets invested in ETFs/ETPs listed in the United States reached a new record high of USD2.217 trillion at the end of April 2016, according to preliminary data from ETFGI’s April 2016 global ETF and ETP industry insights report. »

JP Morgan Asset Management takes minority stake in ETF provider Global X

Fri, 15/04/2016 - 09:42

JP Morgan Asset Management has made a passive, minority investment in Global X Management Company (Global X), the New York based exchange-traded fund (ETF) provider with a diversified suite of over 40 ETF solutions.     »

First Trust changes investment objectives of twelve AlphaDEX ETFs

Fri, 08/04/2016 - 16:20

First Trust is changing the investment objectives of twelve of its exchange traded funds, which will ne all seek investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield – before the fees and expenses – of a new corresponding Nasdaq AlphaDEX Equity Index. »

WisdomTree commences operations in Japan

Tue, 16/02/2016 - 16:31

Exchange traded fund sponsor and asset manager WisdomTree Investments’ Japan-based subsidiary, WisdomTree Japan KK, has completed its Type 1 Financial Instruments Business (Type 1 Business) registration with the Kanto Local Finance Bureau of Japan’s Ministry of Finance. »

Purpose Investments becomes manager and trustee of Silver Bullion Trust

Mon, 15/02/2016 - 16:29

Purpose Investments has become the manager and trustee of Silver Bullion Trust (SBT) following unitholder approval on 26 January, 2016 of certain amendments to SBT's Amended and Restated Declaration of Trust (DOT). »

Legg Mason makes strategic investment in active ETF specialist Precidian Investments

Mon, 25/01/2016 - 09:59

Legg Mason has acquired a minority equity position in Precidian Investments, a firm specialising insolving market structure issues, particularly with regard to the ETF marketplace.  »

TD Ameritrade launches investment services programme for AARP members

TD Ameritrade launches investment services programme for AARP members

Mon, 25/01/2016 - 09:54

TD Ameritrade, a brokerage subsidiary of TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation has launched a new investment services program for AARP members including access to over 100 commission-free exchange traded funds (ETFs). »

WisdomTree Europe hosts 2016 Investment Outlook Conference with Tom Dorsey as guest speaker


WisdomTree Europe hosts 2016 Investment Outlook Conference with Tom Dorsey as guest speaker


Mon, 18/01/2016 - 09:42

WisdomTree Europe is to host the 2016 Investment Outlook Conference, which is being held in conjunction with the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) and Grant Thornton. »

Deutsche Asset Management and John Hancock Investments join Schwab ETF OneSource

Mon, 04/01/2016 - 14:39

Charles Schwab is adding two new providers – Deutsche Asset Management and John Hancock Investments – and 14 new exchange traded funds to Schwab ETF OneSource, its commission-free ETF programme. »

No silver bullet answer to bond liquidity problem

Fri, 27/11/2015 - 10:46

There is no silver bullet answer to the bond liquidity problem, says Gill Hutchison, Head of Investment Research at City Financial… »

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