ETF Express - Daily News en Purpose Investments to convert Central GoldTrust and Silver Bullion Trust into ETFs <p><strong><em>Purpose Investments, manager of the Purpose family of exchange traded funds and mutual funds is to convert Central GoldTrust (CGT) and Silver Bullion Trust (SBT) into exchange-traded funds (ETFs).</em></strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Fri, 27 Nov 2015 15:57:06 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 234244 at Four new ComStage ETFs launch on Xetra <p><strong><em>Four new ComStage equity index funds issued by Commerz Funds Solutions have launched on Xetra and B&ouml;rse Frankfurt.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Launches & Fundraising Fri, 27 Nov 2015 15:56:00 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 234243 at EDHEC Risk raises concerns on regulation of financial benchmarks <p><em><strong>EDHEC Risk has issued a statement that it &ldquo;regrets that the future text on European regulation of benchmarks organises opacity in the index provision market&rdquo;.</strong></em>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Legal & Regulation Fri, 27 Nov 2015 12:23:11 +0000 beverlychandler 234231 at No silver bullet answer to bond liquidity problem <p><em><strong>There is no silver bullet answer to the bond liquidity problem, says Gill Hutchison, Head of Investment Research at City Financial&hellip;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investments Fri, 27 Nov 2015 10:46:55 +0000 mkitchen 234232 at IG Group completes on InvestYourWay acquisition <p><em><strong>IG Group has completed the acquisition of InvestYourWay, as part of IG&rsquo;s strategic aim of expanding its product offering.</strong></em>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Acquisitions Fri, 27 Nov 2015 10:13:50 +0000 beverlychandler 234230 at Turning point in sight for commodities <p><em><strong>The monthly commodities note from ETF Securities predicts that commodities as an asset class may be in recovery&nbsp;from their underperformance for the past five years.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commodities & Resources Thu, 26 Nov 2015 15:38:28 +0000 beverlychandler 234218 at Deutsche Bank to suspend new issuances of 21 ETNs <p><strong><em>Deutsche Bank is to suspend any further issuances of a raft of 21 exchange traded notes (ETNs) from 1 January, 2016.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Thu, 26 Nov 2015 15:13:43 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 234208 at Two Chinas are better than one for careful investors <p><em><strong>Investors seeking a balanced perspective on risk and opportunity in China should set aside outdated perceptions of the country as a manufacturing juggernaut and think of it instead as &ldquo;two Chinas&rdquo;, says global asset manager AllianceBernstein (AB).&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Markets Thu, 26 Nov 2015 14:27:19 +0000 mkitchen 234204 at First birthday for WisdomTree’s European UCITS ETF platform <p><em><strong>ETF provider, WisdomTree Europe, is celebrating the first birthday of the launch of its European UCITS ETFs platform with assets under management having grown by more than 340 per cent.</strong></em>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Thu, 26 Nov 2015 13:27:32 +0000 beverlychandler 234201 at UK fund managers urge greater understanding of ETF demand <p><em><strong>A panel including representatives from Brewin Dolphin, Fidelity, and Novia has claimed that the increasing trend of financial advisers outsourcing investment management to discretionary fund managers (DFM) is driving the demand for exchange traded funds (ETFs) in the UK. </strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Thu, 26 Nov 2015 13:17:53 +0000 beverlychandler 234200 at Small cap is beautiful says WisdomTree <p><em><strong>A new note from WisdomTree finds that one of the big trends in the exchange-traded fund (ETF) industry has been this year&rsquo;s flow of new money into developed world equity ETFs, both unhedged and currency-hedged.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Thu, 26 Nov 2015 10:06:12 +0000 beverlychandler 234187 at etfexpress Global Awards 2016 <p><em><strong>We are conducting a survey of the ETF Express readership to assess the best ETF providers and exchanges during 2015 in a range of categories covering the entire ETF space. Managers and service providers/exchanges are welcome to nominate their own funds/firms &ndash; with relevant justification.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Thu, 26 Nov 2015 08:33:18 +0000 mkitchen 233990 at Plugging the gap <p><em><strong>Neil Williams (pictured), Group Chief Economist at Hermes Investment Management, reacts to the UK Autumn Statement&hellip;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Markets Wed, 25 Nov 2015 17:01:13 +0000 mkitchen 234177 at Smart Beta equity ETFs/ETPs gather USD53.7bn in net new assets in first ten months of 2015 <p><strong><em>Smart Beta equity ETFs/ETPs listed globally gathered USD3.0 billion in new assets in October and USD53.7 billion in the first 10 months of 2015, according to the latest figures released by ETFGI.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Results and performance Wed, 25 Nov 2015 15:21:31 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 234166 at Deutsche AWM launches X-trackers enhanced beta ETFs <p><strong><em>Deutsche Asset &amp; Wealth Management (Deutsche AWM) has launched its first enhanced beta ETFs &ndash; Deutsche X-trackers Russell 1000 Enhanced Beta ETF (DEUS) and Deutsche X-trackers FTSE Developed ex US Enhanced Beta ETF (DEEF).</em></strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Launches & Fundraising Wed, 25 Nov 2015 09:18:13 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 234141 at US GDP figures ‘hardly set the world alight for investors' <p><em><strong>Nancy Curtin (pictured), CIO, Close Brothers Asset Management comments on the latest US Q3 GDP figures, which show a 2.1 per cent rise&hellip;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Markets Tue, 24 Nov 2015 14:18:31 +0000 mkitchen 234120 at Active ETFs reach new global record <p><em><strong>ETFGI&rsquo;s Global Active ETF/ETP report for October finds that assets invested in Active ETFs/ETPs listed globally have reached USD32.9 billion - a new record - at the end of October 2015.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Tue, 24 Nov 2015 11:51:27 +0000 beverlychandler 234119 at GBP-hedged distributing ETF from Pimco and Source <p><strong><em>Global investment management firm, PIMCO, and ETF provider, Source, have launched a GBP-hedged version of the PIMCO Short-Term High Yield Corporate Bond Index Source UCITS ETF.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Tue, 24 Nov 2015 10:24:13 +0000 beverlychandler 234110 at AGF takes ownership stake in ETF strategist FFCM <p><strong><em>AGF Management Limited (AGF) has acquired the majority of the equity of FFCM LLC (FFCM), a Boston-based ETF advisor and asset management firm whose expertise is delivered through a family of alternative and smart-beta ETFs and a number of ETF managed solutions.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Acquisitions Mon, 23 Nov 2015 16:02:07 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 234068 at Socially responsible, fossil-free ETF launches on NYSE <p><strong><em>Etho Capital in partnership with Factor Advisors, has launched ETHO, a broad based, diversified, socially responsible and fossil-free exchange-traded fund that does not have exposure to the energy sector,&nbsp;on the New York Stock Exchange.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Launches & Fundraising Mon, 23 Nov 2015 11:45:07 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 234043 at