ETF Express - Daily News http://www.etfexpress.com/ en Schwab launches target date mutual funds constructed with Schwab ETFs http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/08/26/242988/schwab-launches-target-date-mutual-funds-constructed-schwab-etfs <p><em><strong>Charles Schwab Investment Management (CSIM) has launched the Schwab Target Index Funds &ndash; a series of index-based target date mutual funds constructed with low-cost Schwab ETFs as underlying investments.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/08/26/242988/schwab-launches-target-date-mutual-funds-constructed-schwab-etfs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Launches & Fundraising Fri, 26 Aug 2016 05:36:40 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242988 at http://www.etfexpress.com WisdomTree to liquidate six ETFs http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/08/26/242987/wisdomtree-liquidate-six-etfs <p><em><strong>Exchange-traded fund (ETF) and exchange-traded product (ETP) sponsor and asset manager WisdomTree is to close and liquidate six of its ETFs.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/08/26/242987/wisdomtree-liquidate-six-etfs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Fri, 26 Aug 2016 05:34:52 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242987 at http://www.etfexpress.com First Trust launches First Trust Horizon Managed Volatility ETFs http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/08/25/242978/first-trust-launches-first-trust-horizon-managed-volatility-etfs <p><em><strong>First Trust Advisors has launched two exchange-traded funds (ETFs), the First Trust Horizon Managed Volatility Domestic ETF (HUSV) and the First Trust Horizon Managed Volatility Developed International ETF (HDMV).</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/08/25/242978/first-trust-launches-first-trust-horizon-managed-volatility-etfs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Launches & Fundraising Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:09:18 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242978 at http://www.etfexpress.com Energy ETFs may see further recovery http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/08/25/242964/energy-etfs-may-see-further-recovery <p><em><strong>The largest of the equity-based energy ETFs, the Energy Select Sector SPDR, is up more than 18 per cent so far this, according to a report from Nasdaq.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/08/25/242964/energy-etfs-may-see-further-recovery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commodities & Resources ETFs Oil Thu, 25 Aug 2016 07:11:14 +0000 beverlychandler 242964 at http://www.etfexpress.com Direxion to execute reverse and forward share splits of nine leveraged ETFs http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/08/24/242945/direxion-execute-reverse-and-forward-share-splits-nine-leveraged-etfs <p><em><strong>Direxion is to execute reverse share splits for four of its leveraged exchange-traded funds (ETFs), as well as forward share splits for another five leveraged ETFs.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/08/24/242945/direxion-execute-reverse-and-forward-share-splits-nine-leveraged-etfs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:47:23 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242945 at http://www.etfexpress.com BNP Paribas Investment Partners appoints business development head http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/08/24/242944/bnp-paribas-investment-partners-appoints-business-development-head <p><em><strong>BNP Paribas Investment Partners has appointed Claus Hecher as head of business development for Germany, Austria and the German-speaking regions of Switzerland, as the company looks to strengthen its indexed fund and exchange-traded fund (ETF) business in Europe.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/08/24/242944/bnp-paribas-investment-partners-appoints-business-development-head" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:45:49 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242944 at http://www.etfexpress.com EM bonds satisfy hunt for yield http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/08/24/242929/em-bonds-satisfy-hunt-yield <p><em><strong>Antoine Lesn&eacute;, Head of SPDR ETF Strategy &amp; Research EMEA, has commented on emerging market EM debt and the hunt for yield.</strong></em>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/08/24/242929/em-bonds-satisfy-hunt-yield" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:33:27 +0000 beverlychandler 242929 at http://www.etfexpress.com First Trust boosts Chile presence through BCI alliance http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/08/24/242916/first-trust-boosts-chile-presence-through-bci-alliance <p><em><strong>Exchange-traded fund (ETF) provider and asset manager First Trust Advisors has teamed with Chile&rsquo;s third-largest privately owned bank, Banco de Credito e Inversiones (BCI), to market First Trust ETFs in Chile.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/08/24/242916/first-trust-boosts-chile-presence-through-bci-alliance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Wed, 24 Aug 2016 07:45:08 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242916 at http://www.etfexpress.com Principal launches two strategic beta ETFs http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/08/23/242906/principal-launches-two-strategic-beta-etfs <p><em><strong>Principal has launched two strategic beta exchange traded funds (ETFs) for investors looking for portfolio growth potential.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/08/23/242906/principal-launches-two-strategic-beta-etfs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Launches & Fundraising Tue, 23 Aug 2016 12:30:43 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242906 at http://www.etfexpress.com Source favours European equities http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/08/22/242866/source-favours-european-equities <p><em><strong>A note from the Research team at ETF provider Source reveals that the firm favours European equities over those of the US and holds a maximum overweight to the Eurozone in the Source model portfolio, the Multi-Asset Portfolio.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/08/22/242866/source-favours-european-equities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs North America Europe Mon, 22 Aug 2016 13:32:34 +0000 beverlychandler 242866 at http://www.etfexpress.com Charles Stanley comments on ETF flows http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/08/22/242865/charles-stanley-comments-etf-flows <p><em><strong>John Redwood, Charles Stanley&rsquo;s Chief Global Strategist,&nbsp;has commented on the rising popularity of ETFs.&nbsp;He writes that by the end of June this year, ETFs had swollen to more than USD3 trillion worth of investments. </strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/08/22/242865/charles-stanley-comments-etf-flows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Mon, 22 Aug 2016 13:26:25 +0000 beverlychandler 242865 at http://www.etfexpress.com First Asset launches actively managed investment-grade bond ETF http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/08/22/242860/first-asset-launches-actively-managed-investment-grade-bond-etf <p><em><strong>First Asset Investment Management has launched the First Asset Investment Grade Bond ETF on the Toronto Stock Exchange, trading under the symbol FIG.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/08/22/242860/first-asset-launches-actively-managed-investment-grade-bond-etf" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Launches & Fundraising Mon, 22 Aug 2016 12:29:41 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242860 at http://www.etfexpress.com Gold may face a reversal http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/08/22/242850/gold-may-face-reversal <p><em><strong>A report from Nasdaq finds that while gold is basking in a rush to safety, the safe haven metal might be facing a more uncertain future.</strong></em>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/08/22/242850/gold-may-face-reversal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commodities & Resources ETFs Mon, 22 Aug 2016 09:47:02 +0000 beverlychandler 242850 at http://www.etfexpress.com ZyFin reports Indian equities on firm footing http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/08/22/242848/zyfin-reports-indian-equities-firm-footing <p><em><strong>ZyFin, the asset management and advisory firm focused on emerging market ETFs, has published its monthly review of the major economic trends in the Indian equity and debt markets.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/08/22/242848/zyfin-reports-indian-equities-firm-footing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Asia-Pacific Mon, 22 Aug 2016 09:19:41 +0000 beverlychandler 242848 at http://www.etfexpress.com Guggenheim to close emerging markets real estate ETF http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/08/22/242828/guggenheim-close-emerging-markets-real-estate-etf <p><em><strong>Guggenheim Investments, the global asset management and investment advisory business of Guggenheim Partners, is to close and liquidate Guggenheim Emerging Markets Real Estate ETF (EMRE).</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/08/22/242828/guggenheim-close-emerging-markets-real-estate-etf" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Mon, 22 Aug 2016 07:13:55 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242828 at http://www.etfexpress.com Lyxor launches inflation protected ETF http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/08/18/242801/lyxor-launches-inflation-protected-etf <p><em><strong>Lyxor has expanded its range of core fixed income ETFs with the launch of the Lyxor US TIPS (DR) UCITS ETF.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/08/18/242801/lyxor-launches-inflation-protected-etf" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Thu, 18 Aug 2016 14:39:34 +0000 beverlychandler 242801 at http://www.etfexpress.com ETFs globally reach record high http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/08/18/242799/etfs-globally-reach-record-high <p><em><strong>ETF data provider ETFGI reported assets invested in ETFs/ETPs listed globally reached a new record high of USD3.343 trillion at the end of July 2016.</strong></em>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/08/18/242799/etfs-globally-reach-record-high" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Thu, 18 Aug 2016 14:28:44 +0000 beverlychandler 242799 at http://www.etfexpress.com iSectors launches flagship ETF http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/08/18/242793/isectors-launches-flagship-etf <p><em><strong>iSectors, the manager of a suite of exchange-traded fund (ETF) based asset allocation models, has launched its flagship iSectors Post-MPT Growth ETF (PMPT).</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/08/18/242793/isectors-launches-flagship-etf" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Thu, 18 Aug 2016 14:12:32 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242793 at http://www.etfexpress.com First Trust Canadian Capital Strength Portfolio to convert to an ETF http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/08/18/242792/first-trust-canadian-capital-strength-portfolio-convert-etf <p><em><strong>The First Trust Canadian Capital Strength Portfolio is to convert from a mutual fund into an exchange-traded fund (ETF).</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/08/18/242792/first-trust-canadian-capital-strength-portfolio-convert-etf" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Thu, 18 Aug 2016 14:10:06 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242792 at http://www.etfexpress.com WisdomTree reports oil ETPs see significant outflows http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/08/17/242760/wisdomtree-reports-oil-etps-see-significant-outflows <p><em><strong>WisdomTree Europe says that oil is the big loser as USD2.4 billion has come out of exchange traded commodities since March.&nbsp;The firm writes that oil succumbed to renewed fundamental weakness in July as futures prices crashed by over 15 per cent; short oil ETPs produced outsized returns of up to 52 per cent. </strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/08/17/242760/wisdomtree-reports-oil-etps-see-significant-outflows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Wed, 17 Aug 2016 12:27:46 +0000 beverlychandler 242760 at http://www.etfexpress.com