ETF Express - Daily News http://www.etfexpress.com/ en WisdomTree sees income of USD18bn in 2015 http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/02/05/236268/wisdomtree-sees-income-usd18bn-2015 <p><strong><em>Exchange traded fund (ETF) sponsor WisdomTree Investments has reported net income of USD20.5 million or USD0.15 diluted EPS in Q4. This compares to USD9.6 million in the fourth quarter of the previous year and USD23.3 million in the third quarter of 2015.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/02/05/236268/wisdomtree-sees-income-usd18bn-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Fri, 05 Feb 2016 16:08:06 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 236268 at http://www.etfexpress.com First Trust’s FHY and FSD ETFs to merge on 8 February http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/02/05/236260/first-trust%E2%80%99s-fhy-and-fsd-etfs-merge-8-february <p><strong><em>The previously announced merger of First Trust Short Duration High Yield Bond ETF (FHY) into First Trust Short Duration High Yield Bond ETF (CAD-Hedged) ((FSD) is excepted to become effective as of 8 February, 2015.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/02/05/236260/first-trust%E2%80%99s-fhy-and-fsd-etfs-merge-8-february" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mergers Fri, 05 Feb 2016 10:28:45 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 236260 at http://www.etfexpress.com ETFS White Metals Basket Trust to be terminated http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/02/05/236249/etfs-white-metals-basket-trust-be-terminated <p><strong><em>ETF Securities is to terminate the ETFS White Metals Basket effective 2 March, 2016.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/02/05/236249/etfs-white-metals-basket-trust-be-terminated" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Fri, 05 Feb 2016 10:14:30 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 236249 at http://www.etfexpress.com Capita Asset Services moves to automated cash and portfolio reconciliation http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/02/04/236236/capita-asset-services-moves-automated-cash-and-portfolio-reconciliation <p><strong><em>Capita Asset Services is working with Irish fintech start-up, Fund Recs, to automate its cash and portfolio reconciliation process.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/02/04/236236/capita-asset-services-moves-automated-cash-and-portfolio-reconciliation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deals and Transactions Thu, 04 Feb 2016 15:27:37 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 236236 at http://www.etfexpress.com STOXX launches new family of low carbon indices http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/02/04/236234/stoxx-launches-new-family-low-carbon-indices <p><strong><em>STOXX Limited has launched the STOXX Low Carbon index family which consist of four sub-families offering varying degrees of carbon exposure enabling market participants to limit the exposure of their portfolios to carbon risk while participating in the low-carbon economic growth.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/02/04/236234/stoxx-launches-new-family-low-carbon-indices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Launches & Fundraising Thu, 04 Feb 2016 15:25:05 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 236234 at http://www.etfexpress.com Tradeweb launches US ETF trading platform http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/02/04/236199/tradeweb-launches-us-etf-trading-platform <p><strong><em>Tradeweb Markets, a provider of fixed income, derivatives and ETF marketplaces, has launched an electronic over-the-counter (OTC) marketplace for US-listed exchange traded funds (ETFs).</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/02/04/236199/tradeweb-launches-us-etf-trading-platform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Launches & Fundraising Thu, 04 Feb 2016 09:42:05 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 236199 at http://www.etfexpress.com Deutsche Börse launches new XDAXDAX index http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/02/03/236190/deutsche-b%C3%B6rse-launches-new-xdaxdax-index <p><strong><em>Deutsche B&ouml;rse has added the XDAXDAX index to its DAX index family. The new index will enable customers to use just one index as an underlying for their products that are linked to the performance of DAX before, during or after Xetra trading hours.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/02/03/236190/deutsche-b%C3%B6rse-launches-new-xdaxdax-index" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Launches & Fundraising Indexes Wed, 03 Feb 2016 16:26:49 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 236190 at http://www.etfexpress.com Closed Columbia ETFs to pay liquidating distributions http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/02/03/236189/closed-columbia-etfs-pay-liquidating-distributions <p><strong><em>The Columbia Large Cap Growth ETF (RPX), Columbia Select Large Cap Growth ETF (RWG), and Columbia Select Large Cap Value ETF (GVT) have now ceased trading on the NYSE Arca and are t make liquidating distributions to shareholders.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/02/03/236189/closed-columbia-etfs-pay-liquidating-distributions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Wed, 03 Feb 2016 16:25:38 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 236189 at http://www.etfexpress.com BATS becomes primary listing market for iShares MSCI Eurozone ETF http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/02/03/236188/bats-becomes-primary-listing-market-ishares-msci-eurozone-etf <p><strong><em>BATS Global Markets (BATS) is now the primary listing market for the iShares MSCI Eurozone ETF (EZU) following the fund&rsquo;s transfer from the NYSE Arca. EZU is the first iShares ETF to make the switch.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/02/03/236188/bats-becomes-primary-listing-market-ishares-msci-eurozone-etf" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Wed, 03 Feb 2016 16:24:40 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 236188 at http://www.etfexpress.com UBS Asset Management adds eight currency-hedged ETFs to alternative beta offering http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/02/03/236185/ubs-asset-management-adds-eight-currency-hedged-etfs-alternative-beta-offering <p><strong><em>UBS Asset Management has listed eight alternative beta ETFs with built-in currency-hedging on the London Stock Exchange providing investors with exposure to systematic factor strategies and the&nbsp; ability to hedge currency risk in British pounds.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/02/03/236185/ubs-asset-management-adds-eight-currency-hedged-etfs-alternative-beta-offering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Wed, 03 Feb 2016 16:18:18 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 236185 at http://www.etfexpress.com As US corporates face more headwinds, expect more performance dispersion http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/02/03/236165/us-corporates-face-more-headwinds-expect-more-performance-dispersion <p><em><strong>Michael Stanes, Investment Director at Heartwood Investment Management, says a third consecutive quarter of negative earnings growth is on the cards&hellip;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/02/03/236165/us-corporates-face-more-headwinds-expect-more-performance-dispersion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies Wed, 03 Feb 2016 10:01:07 +0000 mkitchen 236165 at http://www.etfexpress.com db X-trackers ETF platform makes top three for net new inflows in 2015 http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/02/03/236155/db-x-trackers-etf-platform-makes-top-three-net-new-inflows-2015 <p><strong><em>Deutsche Asset Management&rsquo;s (Deutsche AM&rsquo;s) db X-trackers exchange-traded fund platform recorded USD27.8 billion of net new assets in 2015, making it the third-highest recipient of net inflows of any ETF provider globally.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/02/03/236155/db-x-trackers-etf-platform-makes-top-three-net-new-inflows-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Platforms Wed, 03 Feb 2016 09:38:29 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 236155 at http://www.etfexpress.com Lyxor cuts the cost of core Fixed Income ETFs http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/02/02/236127/lyxor-cuts-cost-core-fixed-income-etfs <p><em><strong>As of January 29th, 2016&nbsp;Lyxor has cut fees on its longstanding Gilt and Treasury ETFs to 0.07 per cent% and UK &amp; US Corporate Bond ETFs to 0.09 per cent in order to improve value for fixed income investors.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/02/02/236127/lyxor-cuts-cost-core-fixed-income-etfs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Tue, 02 Feb 2016 16:14:53 +0000 beverlychandler 236127 at http://www.etfexpress.com Lyxor ETF reports blockbuster year http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/02/02/236126/lyxor-etf-reports-blockbuster-year <p><em><strong>Lyxor ETF reports that 2015 was a record year, with net new assets of EUR8.9 billion. The firm writes that these record inflows have strengthened Lyxor&rsquo;s foothold as the third largest ETF provider in Europe with EUR48.3 billion in total assets, and a growing market share of 10.7 per cent. </strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/02/02/236126/lyxor-etf-reports-blockbuster-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Tue, 02 Feb 2016 11:31:16 +0000 beverlychandler 236126 at http://www.etfexpress.com Gold is standout in precious metals sector http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/02/02/236125/gold-standout-precious-metals-sector <p><em><strong>Martin Arnold, Director &ndash; Macro &amp; FX Strategist, ETF Securities, has published a comment, focusing on why gold is the standout in the precious metals sector and why the outlook for crude ETPs is polarised.</strong></em>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/02/02/236125/gold-standout-precious-metals-sector" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Tue, 02 Feb 2016 11:22:20 +0000 beverlychandler 236125 at http://www.etfexpress.com All six MVIS investable long/short equity indices negative in January http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/02/02/236100/all-six-mvis-investable-longshort-equity-indices-negative-january <p><strong><em>All six of Market Vectors Index Solutions (MVIS) investable Long/Short Equity Indices recorded negative performance in January.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/02/02/236100/all-six-mvis-investable-longshort-equity-indices-negative-january" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Tue, 02 Feb 2016 09:41:39 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 236100 at http://www.etfexpress.com ETFs are key tool for navigating market volatility http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/02/01/236075/etfs-are-key-tool-navigating-market-volatility <p><strong><em>BMO Global Asset Management (BMO GAM) has released its ETF Outlook Report for 2016 looking at key trends that contributed to the growth of the Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) market in 2015 and opportunities and challenges for the year ahead.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/02/01/236075/etfs-are-key-tool-navigating-market-volatility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Mon, 01 Feb 2016 16:15:54 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 236075 at http://www.etfexpress.com Robotics & Automation become headline topic for world leaders http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/02/01/236071/robotics-automation-become-headline-topic-world-leaders <p><em><strong>In June 2014, ROBO Global launched the ROBO Global Robotics and Automation UCITS Index. The firm writes that the index&rsquo;s unique coverage and methodology means it provides investors with exposure that is highly diversified across countries, sectors and market capitalisation.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/02/01/236071/robotics-automation-become-headline-topic-world-leaders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Mon, 01 Feb 2016 16:07:54 +0000 beverlychandler 236071 at http://www.etfexpress.com Commodities may be at most attractive level http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/02/01/236070/commodities-may-be-most-attractive-level <p><em><strong>ETF Securities believes commodity markets may be close to their most attractive ever after continued levels of bearishness.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/02/01/236070/commodities-may-be-most-attractive-level" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Mon, 01 Feb 2016 14:17:57 +0000 beverlychandler 236070 at http://www.etfexpress.com European markets within a whisker of “bear market” territory http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/02/01/236069/european-markets-within-whisker-%E2%80%9Cbear-market%E2%80%9D-territory <p><em><strong>Tim Edwards (pictured), Senior Director, Index Investment Strategy at S&amp;P Dow Jones Indices has analysed European markets for January and notes that it was a difficult month across the board&hellip;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/02/01/236069/european-markets-within-whisker-%E2%80%9Cbear-market%E2%80%9D-territory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Markets Mon, 01 Feb 2016 14:01:32 +0000 mkitchen 236069 at http://www.etfexpress.com