ETF Express - Daily News en Northern Trust marks fifth anniversary of four FlexShares ETFs <p><em><strong>Northern Trust is marking the fifth anniversary of the launch of FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds, which are designed to provide targeted investment outcomes and risk-adjusted returns.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:21:19 +0000 Emily.Perryman 244085 at ETF Securities to close and liquidate two funds <p><em><strong>ETF Securities plans to close and liquidate two funds as part of an ongoing process to concentrate its offering on products that experience sufficient investor demand.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:19:47 +0000 Emily.Perryman 244084 at TrimTabs Asset Management launches float shrink ETF <p><em><strong>New York based investment manager <a href="">TrimTabs</a> Asset Management has launched the TrimTabs Float Shrink ETF under the ticker (BATS: TTAC). This follows AdvisorShares&rsquo; decision to replace TrimTabs as the Sub-Advisor for TTFS as of 30 June&nbsp;2016.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Launches & Fundraising Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:12:25 +0000 beverlychandler 244083 at UBS reaches over USD1bn in SRI ETF range <p><strong><em>UBS Asset Management has announced it has over USD1 billion in assets under management in its SRI ETF range.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Ethical and Sustainable Investing Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:01:41 +0000 beverlychandler 244066 at Asset managers prioritising process automation and regulatory reporting <p><em><strong>Asset management professionals continue to prioritise back-office automation and managing increased regulatory reporting, according to the 2016 Asset Management Industry Trends Survey by&nbsp;Confluence.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Surveys & research Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:01:58 +0000 Emily.Perryman 244046 at VanEck changes delisting date for two ETFs <p><em><strong>VanEck has changed the delisting date for two of its ETFs &ndash; the VanEck Vectors Gulf States Index ETF (MES) and the VanEck Vectors Indonesia Small-Cap ETF (IDXJ) &ndash; from 28 September 2016 to 7 October 2016.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Listings Mon, 26 Sep 2016 12:00:48 +0000 Emily.Perryman 244029 at Horizons ETFs actively managed ETF business surpasses CAD3bn in AUM <p><em><strong>Assets under management (AUM) for Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc&rsquo;s actively managed exchange-traded fund (ETF) business now exceed CAD3 billion.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Companies Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:59:46 +0000 Emily.Perryman 244028 at Study finds fallen angels offer improved diversification and enhanced returns <p><em><strong>A new paper from Cass Business School Professors Andrew Clare, Stephen Thomas and Dr Nick Motson, and supported by Invesco PowerShares, finds that the &lsquo;fallen angels&rsquo; phenomenon can offer the opportunity to enhance the returns on a multi-asset portfolio and the potential to improve diversification.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs White papers Investments Surveys & research Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:22:56 +0000 beverlychandler 244027 at Lipper figures show record August for European ETFs <p><em><strong>The latest European ETF Market Review from Thomson Reuters Lipper shows that assets under management in the European ETF industry increased from EUR473.5 billion for July to a new all-time high of EUR480.5 billion at the end of August.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:13:57 +0000 beverlychandler 244026 at Emerging market countries enjoy relatively low indebtedness <p><strong><em>ETF provider Source has conducted new analysis that shows&nbsp; the relatively low indebtedness of emerging market (EM) countries, with Russia and Indonesia among the &lsquo;stars&rsquo; that have shrinking debt burdens financed domestically.</em>&nbsp;</strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Investments Markets Surveys & research Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:01:08 +0000 beverlychandler 244006 at 55 Capital provides United Advisors with dynamically managed ETF strategies <p><em><strong>Wealth management firm United Advisors has teamed up with 55 Capital to provide its financial advisers with access to all five of 55 Capital&rsquo;s dynamically managed ETF strategies.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Fri, 23 Sep 2016 12:30:11 +0000 Emily.Perryman 243987 at First Asset launches ETFs actively managed by Cambridge Global Asset Management <p><em><strong>First Asset Investment Management has launched the First Asset Cambridge Core Canadian Equity ETF (FCE) and First Asset Cambridge Core U. Equity ETF (FCY, FCY.B) on the Toronto Stock Exchange.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Fri, 23 Sep 2016 12:28:05 +0000 Emily.Perryman 243986 at The difficulty in judging smart beta <p><strong><em>Craig Lazzara, Global Head of Index Investment Strategy for S&amp;P Dow Jones Indices writes that it is difficult for investors to judge smart beta, as it takes subtlety to evaluate a smart beta strategy against the claims that its vendor make.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Smart Beta Indexes Fri, 23 Sep 2016 11:00:11 +0000 beverlychandler 243977 at PowerShares launches Variable Rate Investment Grade Portfolio <p><em><strong>Invesco PowerShares Capital Management has launched the PowerShares Variable Rate Investment Grade Portfolio (VRIG), an exchange-traded fund (ETF) that will be actively managed by IFI.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Fri, 23 Sep 2016 07:34:56 +0000 Emily.Perryman 243956 at Elkhorn lists Fundamental Commodity Strategy ETF on Bats <p><em><strong>Elkhorn has listed the Elkhorn Fundamental Commodity Strategy ETF (RCOM) on the Bats ETF Marketplace, the firm&rsquo;s third listing on the exchange.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Listings Fri, 23 Sep 2016 07:32:43 +0000 Emily.Perryman 243955 at Is the gold rally finished asks WisdomTree <p><em><strong>The latest Short &amp; Leveraged report from WisdomTree finds that the gold rally petered out in August, with prices dipping as investors appraised valuations after seeing double digit gains across the previous two months.</strong></em>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commodities & Resources ETFs Thu, 22 Sep 2016 13:31:15 +0000 beverlychandler 243938 at ZyFin lists Europe’s first physically replicated Indian equity ETF <p><em><strong>ZyFin&nbsp;Holdings, together with its London-based ETF distribution partner First Trust Global Portfolios, has listed Europe&rsquo;s first physically replicated Indian equity ETF &ndash; The LAM ZyFin MSCI India UCITS ETF &ndash; on the London Stock Exchange and Deutsche B&ouml;rse.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Listings Thu, 22 Sep 2016 11:09:33 +0000 Emily.Perryman 243929 at Bond market difficulties increasing use of bond ETFs by institutions <p><em><strong>A new report from Greenwich Associates finds that the difficult trading environment in bond markets is fuelling the use of bond ETFs in institutional portfolios.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Thu, 22 Sep 2016 09:10:26 +0000 beverlychandler 243921 at Use of factor-based ETFs to increase, says survey <p><em><strong>Despite concern in recent months that select exchange-traded fund (ETF) strategies are becoming expensive, 80 per cent of respondents to a PowerShares survey indicated that they are not worried about a potential bubble in factor-based ETFs.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Surveys & research Thu, 22 Sep 2016 06:01:34 +0000 Emily.Perryman 243896 at First Trust launches seven ETFs based on Nasdaq US Smart Sector Indexes <p><em><strong>Exchange-traded fund (ETF) provider First Trust Advisors has launched seven ETFs based on the Nasdaq US Smart Sector Indexes.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Thu, 22 Sep 2016 05:58:39 +0000 Emily.Perryman 243895 at