Weekly Asia News (Friday)

Weekly Asia News (Friday)
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First db x-trackers ETF on Indonesian government bonds launched on Xetra

A new db x-trackers bond index fund focused on Indonesian government bonds has been launched on Xetra. »


Document signing

Ossiam signs cooperation agreement with CSI

Paris-based ETF provider and smart beta solutions specialist Ossiam, an affiliate of Natixis Global Asset Management (NGAM), has signed a cooperation agreement with China Securities Index Company (CSI). »


Handshake and money

BTIG secures CLSA investment

BTIG, a financial services firm specialising in institutional trading and related brokerage services, has secured a strategic investment from CLSA. »


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WisdomTree launches suite of currency-hedged Japan sector funds

WisdomTree, an exchange-traded fund sponsor and asset manager, has launched a suite of currency-hedged Japan sector funds on the NYSE Arca. »


Tokyo

Tokyo ETF/ETN market vibrant in March

The Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) exchange-traded fund/exchange-traded note market remained vibrant in March 2014, with a daily average trading value of about JPY119.2bn and monthly trading value reaching about JPY2.38trn. »


Bangkok, Thailand

SET lists KTAM SET50 ETF Tracker

The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) has listed the KTAM SET50 ETF Tracker, managed by Krung Thai Asset Management (KTAM), on its main board under the ticker ESET50. »


Asia

Far East ex Japan index ETF launched on Xetra

A new db x-trackers exchange-traded fund from Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management – db x-trackers MSCI AC Far East ex Japan Index UCITS ETF (DR) – is now trading in the XTF segment on Xetra. »


ETN

Nomura licenses STOXX AESAN-Five Select Dividend 50 Index for new ETN

STOXX has licensed the STOXX ASEAN-Five Select Dividend 50 Index to Nomura Asset Management to serve as the basis for a new exchange-traded note (ETN) now available on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. »


Tokyo

TSE ETF/ETN trading value remained high in February

The Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) exchange-traded fund/exchange-traded note market remained vibrant in February 2014, with a daily average of about JPY136.3bn and monthly trading value reaching about JPY2.59trn. »


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KraneShares and Bosera license MSCI China A Index for new NYSE ETF

Krane Funds Advisors and Bosera Asset Management have licensed the MSCI China A Index as the basis of a new exchange-traded fund trading on the New York Stock Exchange. »


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