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WisdomTree surpasses USD500m in Europe

Fri, 29/05/2015 - 18:00

Exchange traded fund (ETF) and exchange traded product (ETP) sponsor WisdomTree Europe has surpassed USD500 million in Assets Under Management (AUM).   »


Nasdaq lists Elkhorn S&P 500 Capital Expenditures ETF

Fri, 29/05/2015 - 09:00

Elkhorn Investments has listed a new exchange-traded fund (ETF), The Elkhorn S&P 500 Capital Expenditures ETF (CAPX) on The Nasdaq Stock Market. »


Listed options available for US Global Jets ETF

Thu, 28/05/2015 - 15:00

Listed options are now available to market participants on the US Global Jets ETF (NYSE: JETS), the only global airline industry ETF on the market.  »

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Direxion closes 3x leveraged gold ETF

Thu, 28/05/2015 - 09:00

The Direxion Shares ETF Trust II is to liquidate and close the Direxion Daily Gold Bull 3X Shares (BAR) exchange-traded fund based on the recommendation of Direxion Asset Management, the Fund's Sponsor. »

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Changes to Invesco PowerShares ETF family take effect

Wed, 27/05/2015 - 15:00

IA raft of change to nvesco PowerShares ETF product line announced in March have come into effect. »


First Asset Canadian REIT Income Fund to hold meeting to approve conversion to ETF

Wed, 27/05/2015 - 12:00

First Asset Canadian REIT Income Fund is to hold a special meeting of unitholders on Friday, 19 June, 2015 when unitholders will be asked to approve the conversion of the fund for a closed-end fund to an exchange traded fund (ETF). »


ProShares to close Aussie dollar ETF

Tue, 26/05/2015 - 13:00

ProShares announced it is to close and liquidate the ProShares Ultra Australian Dollar (GDAY). The ETF trades on NYSE Arca. »


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

Tue, 26/05/2015 - 09:00

First Trust Advisors has cross listed the First Trust Dorsey Wright International Focus 5 ETF (NASDAQ: IFV) on the Mexican stock exchange, Bolsa Mexicana de Valores (BMV).  »

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Two new WisdomTree equity index ETFs launched on Xetra

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 16:30

Two new exchange-listed index funds issued by WisdomTree – the WisdomTree Japan Equity UCITS ETF - USD Hedged, and the WisdomTree Japan Equity UCITS ETF - USD Hedged are now trading on Deutsche Borse’s Xetra.  »


S&P Capital IQ identifies ETFs to mimc Q1 hedge fund healthcare stock buying trend

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 09:00

The Global X Guru ETF, the Global X Guru Activist ETF and the AlphaClone Alternative Alpha ETF are all suitable vehicles for investors wanting to mimic the top hedge fund stock buying trend in Q1 2015, according S&P Capital IQ. »


New Deka equity index ETF launches on Xetra

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 11:00

A new equity index ETF issued by Deka Investment GmbH is now trading in Deutsche Börse’s XTF segment. This is a new asset class for the Deka EURO STOXX 50 already tradable on Xetra, but the income is accumulated rather than distributed.  »

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Shareholders approve ETF conversion for Nuveen Long/Short Commodity Total Return Fund

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 13:00

Shareholders of the Nuveen Long/Short Commodity Total Return Fund (CTF), have approved the plan to convert the fund into open-ended exchange-traded fund (ETF). The conversion plan is also contingent on customary regulatory approvals. »


Nasdaq lists two AccuShares Spot CBOE VIX ETFs

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 09:00

AccuShares Investment Management has listed two new exchange-traded funds (ETFs), AccuShares Spot CBOE VIX ETF Up Class Shares (VXUP) and Down Class Shares (VXDN), on The Nasdaq Stock Market.  »

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First Trust changes investment objectives for 11 AlphaDEX ETFs

Mon, 18/05/2015 - 09:00

First Trust is making changes to the investment objectives of 11 of its AlphaDEX exchange traded funds.  »

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Deutsche X-trackers MSCI EAFE Hedged Equity ETF increases creation unit size

Wed, 13/05/2015 - 14:00

The Deutsche X-trackers MSCI EAFE Hedged Equity ETF (DBEF) increased its creation unit from 50,000 to 200,000 shares.  »

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BATS files exclusive listings proposal

Thu, 07/05/2015 - 09:00

BATS Global Markets (BATS) has filed the “BATS Exclusive Listings Proposal” with the Securities and Exchange Commission, seeking to improve investors’ trading experience in thinly-traded securities. »


YieldShares High Income ETF cross-lists on Bolsa Mexicana de Valores

Wed, 06/05/2015 - 15:00

YieldShares has cross-listed the YieldShares High Income ETF (YYY) on the Mexican stock exchange, Bolsa Mexicana de Valores (BMV).  »


Deutsche X-trackers ASHR and ASHS make changes to creation order limit

Wed, 06/05/2015 - 12:00

Effective immediately, the Deutsche X-trackers Harvest CSI 300 China A-Shares ETF (ASHR) and Deutsche X-trackers Harvest CSI 500 China-A Shares Small Cap ETF (ASHS) may accept creation orders above their respective limits of 25 creation units and 5 creation units, upon prior approval by the ETFs’ manager.  »


ProShares announces ETF share splits

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 12:00

ProShares, a provider of alternative ETFs, has announced forward and reverse share splits on 21 of its ETFs. The splits will not change the value of a shareholder’s investment. »

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PureFunds ISE Cyber Security ETF cross-lists on Bolsa Mexicana de Valores

Fri, 01/05/2015 - 06:00

Factor Advisors, in partnership with PureFunds and ISE ETF Ventures, has listed the PureFunds ISE Cyber Security ETF ( HACK) on The Mexican Stock Exchange, Bolsa Mexicana de Valores (BMV). »


Recon Capital Partners Licenses FTSE 100 Index for new US-listed ETF

Thu, 30/04/2015 - 06:00

FTSE Group (FTSE) has licensed the FTSE 100 Index to Recon Capital Partners to serve as the underlying benchmark for the Recon Capital FTSE 100 ETF, the only US-listed ETF benchmarked to the UK’s flagship equity index. »


EIP change will provide easier access to ETFs, says SGX

Wed, 29/04/2015 - 16:00

Regulatory amendments to Singapore’s Excluded Investment Products (EIP) definition for collective investment schemes will bring easier access to Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) and help retail investors build a well-diversified investment portfolio. »

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NASDAQ Stock Market files rule change to list and trade 18 NextShares Funds

Tue, 28/04/2015 - 12:00

The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC (Nasdaq) has filed a proposed rule change with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to list and trade under Nasdaq Rule 5745 the shares 18 NextShares exchange-traded managed funds. »


Jon Matonis joins bitcoin financial services firm First Global Credit

Mon, 27/04/2015 - 06:00

First Global Credit, the first company offering investors the facility to trade stocks, commodities, and ETFs using bitcoin as margin collateral has appointed Jon Matonis to the First Global Credit Board as a non-executive Director. »

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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). »

Special report
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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