ETF Express - Daily News en Brexit is worst possible outcome for Europe’s financial markets says WisdomTree <p><em><strong>ETF provider, WisdomTree Europe, has concluded its series on Brexit with a look at Sterling and the Euro.&nbsp;&ldquo;Brexit creates uncertainty on all fronts:&nbsp; while the terms and conditions to be set on future trade agreements are unknown, it is likely that being outside the block, the UK will have less leverage to negotiate favourable trade terms in the future,&rdquo; the firm writes.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Fri, 29 Apr 2016 09:05:37 +0000 beverlychandler 239011 at Investors looking to increase allocations to emerging markets, says EGA survey <p><strong><em>With emerging markets EM leading other equity regions in the first quarter and asset flows turning positive after outflows in the second half of 2015, investors are showing growing interest in increasing portfolio allocations to EM.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Surveys & research Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:34:41 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239004 at Favourite silver ETP marks 10th anniversary <p><strong><em>The iShares Silver Trust, the world&#39;s largest silver-backed investment product, with over 330 million ounces (Moz) of silver held in the Trust and net assets of over USD5.5 billion, is marking teh tenth anniversary of its launch.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:16:55 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 238992 at ProShares to remove two ETFs from BATS Competitive Liquidity Program <p><strong><em>ProShares is to remove two of its ETFs, ProShares Investment Grade &ndash; Interest Rate Hedged (IGHG) and ProShares High Yield &ndash; Interest Rate Hedged (HYHG), from the BATS Exchange Competitive Liquidity Providers (CLP) Program on 29 April, 2016.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:15:58 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 238991 at WisdomTree Japan comments on BoJ approach to monetary policy <p><em><strong>Responding to the Bank of Japan&rsquo;s decision to postpone any further market stimulus, Jesper Koll, CEO of WisdomTree Japan, says: &nbsp;&ldquo;Today the Bank of Japan (BoJ) decided to stay the course and held back from introducing further monetary stimulus - with the exception of a new marginal lending facility for banks specifically impacted by the recent earthquake.</strong></em>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Thu, 28 Apr 2016 09:19:07 +0000 beverlychandler 238976 at MSCI names new CFO <p><strong><em>MSCI Inc has appointed Kathleen Winters as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with effect from 2 May, 2016. She will succeed Bob Qutub, who is retiring from the firm.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Thu, 28 Apr 2016 08:42:00 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 238959 at Euronext opens in London listing two Lyxor ETFs <p><em><strong>Euronext, has extended its range of ETF listing and trading venues to London, enabling ETF issuers to access the UK investor base alongside its existing Eurozone trading and distribution network.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Thu, 28 Apr 2016 07:48:54 +0000 beverlychandler 238950 at ComStage Vermögensstrategie UCITS ETF launches on Xetra <p><strong><em>A new ComStage Active ETF, from Commerzbank AG&#39;s exchange traded fund brand, The ComStage Verm&ouml;gensstrategie UCITS ETF, is now trading on Xetra and B&ouml;rse Frankfurt.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Launches & Fundraising Wed, 27 Apr 2016 14:53:22 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 238940 at New name for Market Vectors Indices <p><strong><em>The Market Vectors Indices are adopting a new name and will now be known as MVIS Indices. In addition, Market Vectors Index Solutions will adopt the name MV Index Solutions (MVIS).&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Indexes Wed, 27 Apr 2016 14:52:17 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 238939 at CrowdInvest launches crowd sentiment-weighted ETF <p><strong><em>The creators of the CrowdInvest Wisdom Index (CROWDWIS) and the Crowd-Invest mobile application have launched the CrowdInvest Wisdom ETF (WIZE), an exchange-traded fund that tracks CROWDWIS.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Launches & Fundraising Wed, 27 Apr 2016 14:47:10 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 238936 at Source believes China is set to find favour again <p><em><strong>ETF provider Source believes that positive first quarter economic data from China suggests the market is set to once again find favour with investors in 2016.</strong></em>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Wed, 27 Apr 2016 09:57:57 +0000 beverlychandler 238927 at ETF trading on SIX Swiss Exchange totalled CHF25.3bn in Q1 <p><strong><em>SIX Swiss Exchange recorded ETF trading turnover of CHF25.3 billion in the first quarter of 2016, which equates to an increase of 5.6 billion relative to the previous quarter, according to the latest edition of ETF Quarterly Statistics.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Results and performance Tue, 26 Apr 2016 15:31:28 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 238893 at Rafferty Asset Management to close two currency hedged ETFs <p><strong><em>Direxion Shares ETF Trust has decided to liquidate and close the Direxion Daily MSCI Europe Currency Hedged Bull 2X Shares (HEGE) and the Direxion Daily MSCI Japan Currency Hedged Bull 2X Shares (HEGJ) based on the recommendation of Rafferty Asset Management, LLC, the Trust&#39;s advisor.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Tue, 26 Apr 2016 15:30:14 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 238892 at OppenheimerFunds hires Sharon French as Head of Beta Solutions <p><strong><em>OppenheimerFunds has appointed Sharon French as Head of Beta Solutions. In this role, she will be responsible for growing the firm&#39;s smart beta business by building on the success of Oppenheimer Factor Weighted ETFs as well as developing new multi-factor products to help meet client demand.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Tue, 26 Apr 2016 15:29:07 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 238891 at Source appoints new Head of EMEA Coverage <p><em><strong>Exchange traded funds (ETF) provider Source has appointed Matt Johnson to the the new position of Head of EMEA Coverage. Based in London, he will manage and build Source&rsquo;s sales infrastructure across Europe and report to Julian Ide, Source&rsquo;s Chief Executive Officer.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Tue, 26 Apr 2016 09:14:23 +0000 mkitchen 238882 at First Asset launches actively managed Global Financial Sector ETF <p><strong><em>The First Asset Global Financial Sector ETF has begun trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol FSF.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Launches & Fundraising Mon, 25 Apr 2016 14:32:01 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 238837 at WisdomTree to launch ETFs in Canada <p><em><strong>US exchange traded fund and product provider WisdomTree Investments has established an office in Toronto, and pending Canadian regulatory approval, will distribute a suite of Canadian ETFs.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Launches & Fundraising Mon, 25 Apr 2016 14:30:52 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 238836 at Lipper figures show European ETFs recovered in March <p><em><strong>The latest European ETF Market Review from Thomson Reuters Lipper shows that assets under management in the European ETF industry recovered during March&mdash;from EUR426.1 billion for February to EUR437.5 billion.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Mon, 25 Apr 2016 13:48:00 +0000 beverlychandler 238834 at Goldilocks levels for US home inventories <p><em><strong>After bottoming out at 63.4 per cent in summer 2015, the US home ownership rate has been gradually increasing. January and February of this year saw the Case-Schiller home price index flatten, indicating that there was neither an excess nor shortage of homes for sale &ndash; the market has reached Goldilocks levels.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Markets Mon, 25 Apr 2016 12:40:27 +0000 mkitchen 238833 at Deutsche launches GBP-hedged class for Aggregate Global Bond Index ETF <p><em><strong>Deutsche Asset Management has launched a GBP-hedged share class of one of its most high profile fixed income ETFs, db x-trackers II Barclays Global Aggregate Bond Index UCITS ETF, which provides indirect replication exposure to the investment-grade global bond market. The ETF has over GBP500 million in assets and is the first of its kind to track the Barclays Global Aggregate Bond index. It launched in March 2014.</strong></em>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Mon, 25 Apr 2016 09:09:37 +0000 beverlychandler 238820 at