ETF Express - Daily News http://www.etfexpress.com/ en Legg Mason launches low volatility high dividend ETF on Bats ETF Marketplace http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/07/29/242160/legg-mason-launches-low-volatility-high-dividend-etf-bats-etf-marketplace <p><em><strong>Legg Mason has become the latest exchange-traded fund (ETF) issuer on the Bats ETF Marketplace with the launch of the Legg Mason International Low Volatility High Dividend ETF (LVHI).</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/07/29/242160/legg-mason-launches-low-volatility-high-dividend-etf-bats-etf-marketplace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Listings Fri, 29 Jul 2016 13:57:30 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242160 at http://www.etfexpress.com Global events promote growth and innovation in ETF industry, says BMO report http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/07/29/242159/global-events-promote-growth-and-innovation-etf-industry-says-bmo-report <p><em><strong>The Canadian exchange-traded fund (ETF) industry is on pace for another historic year with more than CAD10.6 billion in inflows to date in 2016, according to BMO Global Asset management&rsquo;s latest semi-annual ETF Outlook Report.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/07/29/242159/global-events-promote-growth-and-innovation-etf-industry-says-bmo-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Surveys & research Fri, 29 Jul 2016 13:54:58 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242159 at http://www.etfexpress.com High dividend ETF launches on Xetra http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/07/29/242158/high-dividend-etf-launches-xetra <p><em><strong>A new active ETF with a focus on high-dividend companies has been launched on Xetra by Commerz Funds Solutions.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/07/29/242158/high-dividend-etf-launches-xetra" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:49:31 +0000 beverlychandler 242158 at http://www.etfexpress.com Shift from active to passive investment products accelerates in first half, says Broadridge http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/07/29/242151/shift-active-passive-investment-products-accelerates-first-half-says-broadridge <p><em><strong>Independent broker dealers (IBDs) and wirehouse firms experienced net asset outflows of 2 per cent for actively managed mutual funds in the first half of 2016, according to data released by Broadridge Financial Solutions.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/07/29/242151/shift-active-passive-investment-products-accelerates-first-half-says-broadridge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Funds Fri, 29 Jul 2016 09:20:18 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242151 at http://www.etfexpress.com MUFG Investor Services to acquire Rydex Fund Services from Guggenheim Investments http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/07/29/242132/mufg-investor-services-acquire-rydex-fund-services-guggenheim-investments <p><em><strong>MUFG Investor Services, the global asset servicing group of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, is to acquire Guggenheim Investment&rsquo;s 1940-Act mutual fund administration business, Rydex Fund Services.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/07/29/242132/mufg-investor-services-acquire-rydex-fund-services-guggenheim-investments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Acquisitions Fri, 29 Jul 2016 05:59:44 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242132 at http://www.etfexpress.com Lyxor offers GBP post Brexit hedging ETF http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/07/28/242131/lyxor-offers-gbp-post-brexit-hedging-etf <p><em><strong>Lyxor has launched the Lyxor UCITS ETF FTSE 100 - Monthly Hedged C-USD, described by the firm as the first ETF in Europe to provide investors with exposure to the FTSE 100 and protection against the risk of falling GBP exchange rates.</strong></em>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/07/28/242131/lyxor-offers-gbp-post-brexit-hedging-etf" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Thu, 28 Jul 2016 14:33:23 +0000 beverlychandler 242131 at http://www.etfexpress.com WisdomTree launches ICBCCS S&P China 500 ETF http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/07/28/242120/wisdomtree-launches-icbccs-sp-china-500-etf <p><strong><em>ETF sponsor WisdomTree has launched the ICBCCS WisdomTree S&amp;P China 500 UCITS ETF Class B USD listed in USD (CHIN) on the London Stock Exchange. The new ETF is also available with a listing in GBP (CHIP).</em>&nbsp;</strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/07/28/242120/wisdomtree-launches-icbccs-sp-china-500-etf" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Launches & Fundraising Thu, 28 Jul 2016 10:59:30 +0000 beverlychandler 242120 at http://www.etfexpress.com Source study shows active managers face increasing difficulty http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/07/28/242119/source-study-shows-active-managers-face-increasing-difficulty <p><em><strong>ETF provider Source finds that correlations between the equities of countries and sectors in Europe have become so high that it is increasingly difficult for active managers to add value.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/07/28/242119/source-study-shows-active-managers-face-increasing-difficulty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Thu, 28 Jul 2016 10:51:03 +0000 beverlychandler 242119 at http://www.etfexpress.com WBI Shares launches tactical ETF http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/07/28/242085/wbi-shares-launches-tactical-etf <p><em><strong>WBI Shares has launched an exchange-traded fund, WBI Tactical Rotation Shares (WBIR), which is designed to take advantage of opportunities around the globe while seeking to protect capital during unfavourable market conditions.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/07/28/242085/wbi-shares-launches-tactical-etf" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Launches & Fundraising Thu, 28 Jul 2016 06:01:32 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242085 at http://www.etfexpress.com Direxion announces reverse and forward share splits for nine leveraged ETFs http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/07/27/242078/direxion-announces-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/2016/07/27/242078/direxion-announces-reverse-and-forward-share-splits-nine-leveraged-etfs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Wed, 27 Jul 2016 13:54:48 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242078 at http://www.etfexpress.com ECB maintains ‘wait and see’ approach observes SPDR http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/07/27/242077/ecb-maintains-%E2%80%98wait-and-see%E2%80%99-approach-observes-spdr <p><em><strong>Antoine Lesne, head of SPDR ETF sales strategy EMEA at State Street Global Advisors, comments on last week&rsquo;s European Central Bank (ECB) &lsquo;wait and see&rsquo; attitude.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/07/27/242077/ecb-maintains-%E2%80%98wait-and-see%E2%80%99-approach-observes-spdr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Wed, 27 Jul 2016 11:34:41 +0000 beverlychandler 242077 at http://www.etfexpress.com Demand for managed risk equity strategies increases amid volatile market, says BetaShares http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/07/27/242057/demand-managed-risk-equity-strategies-increases-amid-volatile-market-says-betashar <p><em><strong>With interest rates at record lows, traditional asset allocation approaches of diversifying into lower risk investments to manage risk may no longer be appropriate for income-oriented investors in or approaching drawdown mode.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/07/27/242057/demand-managed-risk-equity-strategies-increases-amid-volatile-market-says-betashar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs White papers Wed, 27 Jul 2016 09:09:26 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242057 at http://www.etfexpress.com Taiwan exchange launches smart beta indices http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/07/27/242051/taiwan-exchange-launches-smart-beta-indices <p><em><strong>Taiwan Stock Exchange subsidiary, Taiwan Index Plus Corporation, has launched two new smart beta indices &ndash; the &lsquo;TIP TAIEX+ Dividend Appreciation 100 Index&rsquo; (DVA 100 Index) and the &lsquo;TIP TAIEX+ Dividend Appreciation 150 Index&rsquo; (DVA 150 Index).&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/07/27/242051/taiwan-exchange-launches-smart-beta-indices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Smart Beta Wed, 27 Jul 2016 07:51:37 +0000 beverlychandler 242051 at http://www.etfexpress.com ProShares makes changes to ETF line-up http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/07/26/242017/proshares-makes-changes-etf-line <p><em><strong>ProShares has made a series of benchmark changes and liquidations for some of its exchange-traded funds (ETFs).</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/07/26/242017/proshares-makes-changes-etf-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Tue, 26 Jul 2016 12:47:06 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242017 at http://www.etfexpress.com Ossiam Shiller Barclays CAPE US Sector Value TR ETF surpasses USD400m in assets http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/07/26/241986/ossiam-shiller-barclays-cape-us-sector-value-tr-etf-surpasses-usd400m-assets <p><em><strong>The Ossiam Shiller Barclays CAPE US Sector Value TR ETF has proved popular with investors since its launch back in June last year attracting more than USD 400 million.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/07/26/241986/ossiam-shiller-barclays-cape-us-sector-value-tr-etf-surpasses-usd400m-assets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Funds Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:04:44 +0000 Emily.Perryman 241986 at http://www.etfexpress.com 55 Capital launches suite of dynamically managed strategies using ETFs http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/07/26/241985/55-capital-launches-suite-dynamically-managed-strategies-using-etfs <p><em><strong>55 Capital, an investment manager delivering dynamically managed portfolios using exchange-traded funds (ETFs), has launched its inaugural suite of strategies designed to provide advisers and investors with portfolios using techniques broadly used by institutional investors to manage risk and enhance returns.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/07/26/241985/55-capital-launches-suite-dynamically-managed-strategies-using-etfs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:02:40 +0000 Emily.Perryman 241985 at http://www.etfexpress.com NYSE secures SEC approval to simplify listing process for actively managed ETFs http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/07/25/241957/nyse-secures-sec-approval-simplify-listing-process-actively-managed-etfs <p><em><strong>The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), part of Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), has been granted approval by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to streamline the listing process for certain actively managed exchange-traded funds (ETFs).</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/07/25/241957/nyse-secures-sec-approval-simplify-listing-process-actively-managed-etfs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs North America Listings Mon, 25 Jul 2016 12:21:53 +0000 Emily.Perryman 241957 at http://www.etfexpress.com Lipper European ETF figures show net inflows over June http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/07/25/241956/lipper-european-etf-figures-show-net-inflows-over-june <p><em><strong>Detlef Glow, Head of EMEA research at Thomson Reuters Lipper reports that their latest European ETF Market Review shows that despite the increased volatility prior to the &lsquo;Brexit&rsquo; voting in the UK, the promoters of ETFs enjoyed net inflows for June.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/07/25/241956/lipper-european-etf-figures-show-net-inflows-over-june" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Mon, 25 Jul 2016 10:55:04 +0000 beverlychandler 241956 at http://www.etfexpress.com SIX Swiss Exchange records ETF turnover of CHF22.3bn in Q2 http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/07/25/241929/six-swiss-exchange-records-etf-turnover-chf223bn-q2 <p><em><strong>SIX Swiss Exchange recorded an exchange-traded fund (ETF) trading turnover of CHF22.3 billion in the second quarter of 2016, which equates to an increase of CHF1.3 billion relative to the same quarter the previous year.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/07/25/241929/six-swiss-exchange-records-etf-turnover-chf223bn-q2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Indexes Mon, 25 Jul 2016 07:00:10 +0000 Emily.Perryman 241929 at http://www.etfexpress.com RiverFront launches ETF-based asset allocation models http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/07/22/241912/riverfront-launches-etf-based-asset-allocation-models <p><em><strong>RiverFront Investment Group has launched the RiverShares series of asset allocation model portfolios which consist solely of actively managed exchange-traded funds (ETFs), which are sub-advised by RiverFront and pay the same annual sub-advisory fee of 0.35 per cent to RiverFront.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/07/22/241912/riverfront-launches-etf-based-asset-allocation-models" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Fri, 22 Jul 2016 13:05:11 +0000 Emily.Perryman 241912 at http://www.etfexpress.com