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London Stock Exchange Group celebrates 15th anniversary of first London ETF listing

Fri, 24/04/2015 - 06:00

The London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) is celebrating the 15th anniversary of the first Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) to list in London, highlighting the exceptional growth in industry, in the UK, Europe, and across the world. »


Direxion Investments announces reverse and forward share splits of 19 leveraged ETFs

Thu, 23/04/2015 - 06:00

Direxion Investments is to execute reverse share splits for eight of its leveraged exchange-traded funds (ETFs), as well as forward share splits for another 11 leveraged ETFs.  »


Nasdaq lists AlphaMark Actively Managed Small Cap ETF

Wed, 22/04/2015 - 09:00

US Bancorp has listed a new exchange-traded fund (ETF), The AlphaMark Actively Managed Small Cap ETF (SMCP), on The Nasdaq Stock Market. »

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WisdomTree lists the ISEQ 20 UCIT on LSE

Wed, 22/04/2015 - 06:00

ETF and ETP sponsor WisdomTree has listed the ISEQ 20 UCITS ETF on the London Stock Exchange, concurrent to WisdomTree’s merger with the original ISEQ 20 ETF (IEFT).  »


PowerShares Canada expands smart beta ETF suite

Wed, 15/04/2015 - 09:00

PowerShares Canada has listed three new smart beta ETFs on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). All three ETFs have now closed the initial offerings of units and will be available for trading on TSX when the market opens today. »

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LOIM and ETF Securities list first three fixed income ETFs on LSE

Wed, 15/04/2015 - 06:00

Lombard Odier Investment Managers (LOIM) and ETF Securities have listed a range of transparent, cost-effective and UCITS-compliant fundamentally-weighted fixed income ETFs on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). »


Horizons ETFs launches fifth edition of Biggest Winner Competition

Tue, 14/04/2015 - 17:00

Horizons ETFs Management and National Bank Direct Brokerage (NBDB) have launched the fifth edition of the Biggest Winner Trading Competition, a simulated exchange traded fund (ETF) investment contest. »

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DeAWM to reduce annual all-in fee on China A-shares ETF

Tue, 14/04/2015 - 06:00

Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (DeAWM) is to reduce the annual all-in fee on db x-trackers Harvest CSI300 Index UCITS ETF (DR) to 0.65% per annum, down from 1.1% per annum, from 1 May, 2015.  »

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Market Vectors ETFs added to CFS FirstWrap platform

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 15:00

Four Market Vectors Market exchange traded funds (ETFs) are now available via Colonial First State’s FirstWrap Super & Pension platform. »

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STOXX makes 15th anniversary of European ETFs

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 09:00

STOXX Limited has marked the the 15th anniversary of the launch of the first European exchange traded-funds (ETFs) which were based on the ere based on the EURO STOXX 50 and STOXX Europe 50 indices and listed on Deutsche Börse’s Xetra platform on 11 April, 2000. »

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USD1tn European ETF milestone less than five years away, says BlackRock

Fri, 10/04/2015 - 06:00

BlackRock is predicting that European exchange traded funds will pass the USD1 trillion milestone in assets in less than five years. The prediction comes as BlackRock marks the 15th anniversary of the launch of the first European ETFs by iShares. »

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ETF trading venue Xetra marks 15th anniversary

Thu, 09/04/2015 - 13:00

Deutsche Börse is marking the 15th anniversary of the launch of its Xetra XTF segment, the first European exchange traded fund trading venue.  »


New UBS bond index ETF launched on Xetra

Thu, 09/04/2015 - 09:00

A new bond index ETF on liquid US investment grade corporate bonds from UBS Global Asset Management has begun trading on Xetra in Deutsche Börse's XTF segment.  »


Nasdaq and KBW from strategic index partnership

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 18:00

Nasdaqand Keefe Bruyette & Woods (KBW), a Stifel company have formed a partnership whereby Nasdaq will assume responsibility for the calculation, dissemination and commercialisation of KBW’s family of financial indexes. »

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Deutsche X-trackers Harvest CSI 500 China A-Shares Small Cap ETF ups creation limit

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 15:00

The Deutsche X-trackers Harvest CSI 500 China A-Shares Small Cap ETF (NYSE Arca:ASHS) is to increase the number of creation units that it will accept from one creation to five creations per day, effective on trade date 8 April, 2015. »


BlackRock expands currency-hedged ETF range 

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 09:00

BlackRock has expanded its currency-hedged exchange traded fund (ETF) range with the launch of the iShares MSCI Europe ex-UK GBP Hedged UCITS ETF and the iShares JPX-NIKKEI 400 EUR Hedged UCITS ETF. »


ValueShares cancels participation in BATS CLP programme

Tue, 07/04/2015 - 15:00

Value Shares has cancelled its participation in BATS Competitive Liquidity Provider programme, deeming that it is no longer need to promote liquidity following the registration of seven Authorised Participants with several additional AP applications also in progress. »


LifeSci Capital initiates coverage of Biotech ETFs

Wed, 01/04/2015 - 09:00

Research-driven investment bank LifeSci Capital has initiated coverage of the biotechnology exchange trade fund (ETF) sector.  »


Lombard Odier Investment Managers and ETF Securities launch fundamental fixed income ETFs

Tue, 31/03/2015 - 09:00

Lombard Odier Investment Managers and ETF Securities have partnered to offer a range of transparent, cost-effective and UCITS-compliant fundamentally-weighted fixed income ETFs.  »


First Trust reschedules investment objective changes for seven AlphaDEX ETFs

Mon, 30/03/2015 - 16:00

First Trust Advisors is rescheduling previously announced investment objective changes for seven AlphaDex exchange traded funds (ETFs). »

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Global X Funds changes index for MLP ETF

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 17:00

The Global X MLP ETF is to begin tracking the Solactive MLP Infrastructure Index rather than the Solactive MLP Composite Index following the close of business on 31 March, 2015.  »

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ChinaAMC MSCI China A ETF provides access to China’s A share market

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 09:00

Foreign and domestic investors can now access China’s A share market through the ChinaAMC MSCI China A ETF, the first ETF on the Shanghai Stock Exchange to track the MSCI China A Index. »

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China Construction Bank selects Euroclear’s international ETF structure for first RMB listing

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 06:00

Euroclear Bank, CCB International Asset Management Limited (CCBIAM), and Commerzbank AG have teamed-up to issue the first ever RMB-denominated money market ETF in international form – Commerzbank CCBI Investment Funds ICVC – Commerzbank CCBI RQFII Money Market UCITS ETF.  »

London Stock Exchange

Invesco PowerShares ETFs now trading in USD on LSE

Thu, 26/03/2015 - 17:00

Invesco PowerShares has introduced dual-currency listing lines (GBP/USD) for three of its existing ETFs on London Stock Exchange – the PowerShares EQQQ NASDAQ-100 UCITS ETF, the PowerShares FTSE RAFI US 1000 UCITS ETF and the PowerShares Dynamic US Market UCITS ETF. »


Tradeweb introduces data reports and axes for European ETFs

Thu, 26/03/2015 - 12:00

Tradeweb Markets has introduced dealer axes and trade data reports to its European-listed exchange-traded funds (ETFs) platform, providing greater transparency and improving the trading infrastructure of the market.  »

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HSBC is custodian for first RQFII money market ETF

Thu, 26/03/2015 - 09:00

HSBC is the custodian bank and asset services provider for the first ever RQFII (Renminbi Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor) money market exchange-traded fund (ETF). The ETF will be domiciled and listed in the UK.  »


Three new db x-trackers ETFs launched on Xetra

Wed, 25/03/2015 - 09:00

Three new db x-trackers ETFs from the product family section of Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management have begun tradaing in Deutsche Börse’s XTF segment on Xetra. »


CIBC Mellon to provide asset servicing for Questrade's new family of exchange-traded funds

Wed, 25/03/2015 - 06:00

Questrade Financial Group has selected CIBC Mellon as asset servicing provider for its newly-launched family of exchange-traded funds (ETFs).   »

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Tel Aviv Stock Exchange partners with BluStar Indexes to launch Israel Global Tech index

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 12:00

The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) and BlueStar Indexes has launched the TASE-BlueStar Israel Global Technology Index (TA-BIGITech). »

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Questrade launches six distinctive ETFs on the TSX

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 09:00

Questrade Wealth Management has launched Questrade Smart ETF with the listing of six exchange traded funds on the TSX. The six ETFs include four sector ETFs and two US midcap ETFs, all based on Russell Indexes.  »

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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.... »


Reasons to be bearish on oil

Mon, 16/02/2015 - 19:26

Despite the sharp falls in the oil price, the unwinding of speculative bullish positions that has reinforced downward pressure since the summer of 2014 is probably not yet over, says Viktor Nossek, Director of Research, WisdomTree Europe…  ... »

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