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BlackRock reduces fees for iShares JP Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond Index ETF (CAD-Hedged)

Thu, 05/03/2015 - 11:30

BlackRock Asset Management Canada is reducing the management fees for the iShares JP Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) (XEB).  »

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Global X Funds to split shares of GF China Bond ETF

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 09:00

Global X Funds has approved a share split for the Global X GF China Bond ETF (NYSE Arca: CHNB), the first US-listed ETF to provide access to China's onshore bond market.  »

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Creation limit increased for Deutsche X-trackers Harvest CSI 300 China A-Shares ETF

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 06:00

The Deutsche X-trackers Harvest CSI 300 China A-Shares ETF (ASHR) is to increase the number of creation units that it will accept from one creation to 25 creations per day, effective 2 March, 2015. »

NYSE

Lattice Strategies launches inaugural suite of ETFs

Mon, 02/03/2015 - 13:00

Investment management firm Lattice Strategies has launched its inaugural suite of three exchange-traded funds (ETFs) on the New York Stock Exchange.  »

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BATS Exchange welcomes new iShares ETF

Mon, 02/03/2015 - 06:00

The iShares US Fixed Income Balanced Risk Exchange Traded Fund (ETF)  (INC) has begun trading on BATS Exchange. »

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Two new ComStage ETFs launched on Xetra

Fri, 27/02/2015 - 06:00

Two new equity index ETFs issued by ComStage – ComStage MSCI Italy TRN UCITS ETF and the ComStage MSCI Spain TRN UCITS ETF – have begun trading in Deutsche Börse’s XTF segment. »

ETN

Deutsche Bank renames 26 ETNs

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 16:00

Deutsche Bank announced has renamed 26 of its exchange traded notes (ETNs) with immediate effect. The ticker symbols for the renamed ETNs will remain unchanged.  »

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Nasdaq lists Tuttle Tactical Management US Core ETF

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 12:00

The Tuttle Tactical Management has listed a new exchange-traded product (ETP), Tuttle Tactical Management US Core ETF (Symbol: TUTT), on The Nasdaq Stock Market. »

NYSE

AdvisorShares Pacific Asset Enhanced Floating Rate ETF now trading on NYSE Arca

Tue, 24/02/2015 - 19:00

The AdvisorShares Pacific Asset Enhanced Floating Rate ETF (FLRT) is now trading on the NYSE ARca.  »

Xetra

New db x-trackers equity index ETF launches on Xetra

Tue, 24/02/2015 - 09:00

A new db x-trackers issued by Concept Fund Solutionsplc from the ETF section of Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management is now trading in Deutsche Börse's XTF segment on Xetra. »

Saudi Arabia

DeAWM launches Europe’s first ETF providing exposure to GCC equities including Saudi Arabia

Tue, 24/02/2015 - 06:00

Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (Deutsche AWM) has listed Europe’s first ETF to provide equity exposure to Middle Eastern Gulf States, including Saudi Arabia. »

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First Trust cross-lists First Trust Dorsey Wright Focus 5 ETF in Mexico

Mon, 23/02/2015 - 09:00

First Trust Advisors has cross listed the First Trust Dorsey Wright Focus 5 ETF FV, +0.94% on the Mexican stock exchange, Bolsa Mexicana de Valores (BMV).  »

ETF

KraneShares launches China-focused ETF on BATS Exchange

Wed, 18/02/2015 - 06:00

KraneShares, a New York-based ETF company focused on providing investment exposure to the market in China, has listed the KraneShares FTSE Emerging Markets Plus ETF on BATS Exchange. »

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Ossiam launches Shiller Barclays CAPE Sector Value Europe ETF

Tue, 17/02/2015 - 09:00

Smart beta investment manager Ossiam has listed a new UCITS-compliant exchange-traded fund (ETF) that tracks the Shiller Barclays CAPE Europe Sector Value Net TR Index on the London Stock Exchange  »

London Stock Exchange

UBS lists new ETF on the London Stock Exchange (LSE)

Tue, 17/02/2015 - 06:00

UBS Global Asset Management has listed a new ETF on the LSE – the UBS ETF (LU) MSCI EMU hedged USD UCITS ETF (USD) A-dis offering exposure to Eurozone equities with US dollar currency hedging. »

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CIBC gives Canadians a winter break on ETF trading commissions

Fri, 13/02/2015 - 15:00

CIBC has introduced commission-free online trading on almost 2,000 ETFs until 31 March, 2015 for all CIBC Investor's Edge clients.  »

Xetra

Two new iShares ETFs launched on Xetra

Fri, 06/02/2015 - 12:00

Two new iShares ETFs – the iShares Euro Corporate Bond BBB-BB UCITS ETF and the iShares US Equity Buyback Achievers UCITS ETF – have begun trading in Deutsche Börse’s XTF segment on Xetra. »

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Ossiam to list ETF based on Shiller Barclays CAPE Europe Sector Value Index

Wed, 14/01/2015 - 15:00

The Shiller Barclays CAPE Europe Sector Value Index has been licensed to the specialist investment manager, Ossiam, for use in an exchange-traded fund (ETF).  »

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New ETF Securities fund offers first time access to robotics

Wed, 14/01/2015 - 09:00

A new equity index fund from the ETF Securities family, focusing on Robotics, has begun trading in Deutsche Börse’s XTF segment. »

Xetra

New Source ETF offers currency-hedged access to the S&P 500

Tue, 16/12/2014 - 09:00

A new equity index ETF issued by Source, the Source S&P 500 UCITS ETF – EUR Hedged, has begun trading in the XTF segment on Xetra. »

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AlgoTrades Partners with Interactive Brokers Canada to offer automated trading of futures & ETFs

Tue, 09/12/2014 - 14:00

AlgoTrades has partnered with Interactive Brokers Canada to offer Canadian investors access to an automated investing system for the trading of futures and exchange traded funds (ETFs). »

Volatility

High yield ETF investors seeking liquidity during periods of market volatility, says Fitch

Wed, 22/10/2014 - 11:47

Recent data from the largest 20 investment grade and high yield (HY) bond exchange-traded funds (ETFs) indicate bond ETF trading patterns shifted materially during five market stress periods over the last 21 months. »

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Bloomberg Tradebook first to aggregate buy-side ETF liquidity

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 06:02

Bloomberg Tradebook has launched the first electronic Request for Quote (RFQ) service for ETFs, enabling traders to anonymously access liquidity from US and European buy-side  liquidity providers. »

Trading screens

EuroCCP expands OTC trade services by adding Traiana’s Harmony platform

Tue, 14/10/2014 - 16:00

EuroCCP has launched clearing services for clients matching OTC transactions with Traiana. »

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BATS Chi-X Europe launches ETF reporting initiative

Tue, 23/09/2014 - 10:02

BATS Chi-X Europe is launching a trade reporting initiative, designed to bring greater transparency to the European market for exchange-traded funds (ETFs). »

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BATS and BX partner to increase competition in Swiss equities market

Mon, 15/09/2014 - 12:18

BATS Chi-X Europe and BX Swiss have entered into a partnership agreement designed to bring greater competition and enhanced market efficiencies to the Swiss equities market. »

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Interactive Data launches continuous fixed income evaluated pricing service

Mon, 01/09/2014 - 16:00

Interactive Data Corporation has launched a continuous fixed income evaluated pricing service offering clients greater pre-trade transparency support and price discovery capabilities throughout the trading day. »

Malta

Argentarius launches first exchange-traded instrument under Malta Securitisation Act

Thu, 24/07/2014 - 06:00

The first exchange-traded instrument (ETI) issued under the Malta Securitisation Act has gone live on the European Wholesale Securities Market (EWSM). »

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Horizons ETFs to consolidate units of S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures Bull Plus ETF

Wed, 23/07/2014 - 16:03

Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) is to consolidate the units of the Horizons BetaPro S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures Bull Plus ETF. »

iPhone

DriveWealth includes ETF access in global USD2.99 investment platform

Wed, 23/07/2014 - 06:07

DriveWealth is launching its mobile investing platform globally, allowing users to invest with a low USD2.99 per trade pricing and an initial minimum account size of USD50. »

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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... »

Article

Six trends shaping the next generation

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 08:01

Just 20 years ago, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were novelties. Now, after two decades of explosive growth, they are firmly entrenched in the asset management landscape. Total US-listed ETF assets reached a record-setting USD2.0 trillion at the end of 2014, up from USD1.7 trillion a year earlier, and inflows totaled USD244 billion for the year. European ETFs also saw record flows in 2014; they attracted USD61.4 billion in new assets, more than three times the 2013 total. ... »

Comment
Richard Hoey, BNY Mellon

Global gross domestic product (GDP) growth should accelerate somewhat in 2015 and 2016 from the pace of the last three years because of much lower oil prices, the avoidance of special drags on the world economy, and continuing easy monetary policies from global central banks, according to  BNY Mellon Chief Economist Richard Hoey. Hoey (pictured) made the comments in his February outlook.  ... »

Comment
euros

Watch out for a bounce in the euro

Tue, 03/02/2015 - 12:05

Following recent dips in the Euro, Jeff Keen, fund manager at Waverton Investment Management, offers his view on why it will rebound… ... »

Comment
oil

Reasons to be bearish on oil

Mon, 16/02/2015 - 18:26

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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