ETF Express - Daily News http://www.etfexpress.com/ en Northern Trust marks fifth anniversary of four FlexShares ETFs http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/09/28/244085/northern-trust-marks-fifth-anniversary-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="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/09/28/244085/northern-trust-marks-fifth-anniversary-four-flexshares-etfs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:21:19 +0000 Emily.Perryman 244085 at http://www.etfexpress.com ETF Securities to close and liquidate two funds http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/09/28/244084/etf-securities-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="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/09/28/244084/etf-securities-close-and-liquidate-two-funds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:19:47 +0000 Emily.Perryman 244084 at http://www.etfexpress.com TrimTabs Asset Management launches float shrink ETF http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/09/28/244083/trimtabs-asset-management-launches-float-shrink-etf <p><em><strong>New York based investment manager <a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/03/21/237659/light-touch-can-produce-etf-investment-rewards">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="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/09/28/244083/trimtabs-asset-management-launches-float-shrink-etf" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Launches & Fundraising Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:12:25 +0000 beverlychandler 244083 at http://www.etfexpress.com UBS reaches over USD1bn in SRI ETF range http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/09/27/244066/ubs-reaches-over-usd1bn-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="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/09/27/244066/ubs-reaches-over-usd1bn-sri-etf-range" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Ethical and Sustainable Investing Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:01:41 +0000 beverlychandler 244066 at http://www.etfexpress.com Asset managers prioritising process automation and regulatory reporting http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/09/27/244046/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="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/09/27/244046/asset-managers-prioritising-process-automation-and-regulatory-reporting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Surveys & research Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:01:58 +0000 Emily.Perryman 244046 at http://www.etfexpress.com VanEck changes delisting date for two ETFs http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/09/26/244029/vaneck-changes-delisting-date-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="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/09/26/244029/vaneck-changes-delisting-date-two-etfs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Listings Mon, 26 Sep 2016 12:00:48 +0000 Emily.Perryman 244029 at http://www.etfexpress.com Horizons ETFs actively managed ETF business surpasses CAD3bn in AUM http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/09/26/244028/horizons-etfs-actively-managed-etf-business-surpasses-cad3bn-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="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/09/26/244028/horizons-etfs-actively-managed-etf-business-surpasses-cad3bn-aum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Companies Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:59:46 +0000 Emily.Perryman 244028 at http://www.etfexpress.com Study finds fallen angels offer improved diversification and enhanced returns http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/09/26/244027/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="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/09/26/244027/study-finds-fallen-angels-offer-improved-diversification-and-enhanced-returns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs White papers Investments Surveys & research Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:22:56 +0000 beverlychandler 244027 at http://www.etfexpress.com Lipper figures show record August for European ETFs http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/09/26/244026/lipper-figures-show-record-august-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="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/09/26/244026/lipper-figures-show-record-august-european-etfs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:13:57 +0000 beverlychandler 244026 at http://www.etfexpress.com Emerging market countries enjoy relatively low indebtedness http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/09/26/244006/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="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/09/26/244006/emerging-market-countries-enjoy-relatively-low-indebtedness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Investments Markets Surveys & research Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:01:08 +0000 beverlychandler 244006 at http://www.etfexpress.com 55 Capital provides United Advisors with dynamically managed ETF strategies http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/09/23/243987/55-capital-provides-united-advisors-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="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/09/23/243987/55-capital-provides-united-advisors-dynamically-managed-etf-strategies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Fri, 23 Sep 2016 12:30:11 +0000 Emily.Perryman 243987 at http://www.etfexpress.com First Asset launches ETFs actively managed by Cambridge Global Asset Management http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/09/23/243986/first-asset-launches-etfs-actively-managed-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="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/09/23/243986/first-asset-launches-etfs-actively-managed-cambridge-global-asset-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Fri, 23 Sep 2016 12:28:05 +0000 Emily.Perryman 243986 at http://www.etfexpress.com The difficulty in judging smart beta http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/09/23/243977/difficulty-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="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/09/23/243977/difficulty-judging-smart-beta" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Smart Beta Indexes Fri, 23 Sep 2016 11:00:11 +0000 beverlychandler 243977 at http://www.etfexpress.com PowerShares launches Variable Rate Investment Grade Portfolio http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/09/23/243956/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="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/09/23/243956/powershares-launches-variable-rate-investment-grade-portfolio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Fri, 23 Sep 2016 07:34:56 +0000 Emily.Perryman 243956 at http://www.etfexpress.com Elkhorn lists Fundamental Commodity Strategy ETF on Bats http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/09/23/243955/elkhorn-lists-fundamental-commodity-strategy-etf-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="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/09/23/243955/elkhorn-lists-fundamental-commodity-strategy-etf-bats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Listings Fri, 23 Sep 2016 07:32:43 +0000 Emily.Perryman 243955 at http://www.etfexpress.com Is the gold rally finished asks WisdomTree http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/09/22/243938/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="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/09/22/243938/gold-rally-finished-asks-wisdomtree" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commodities & Resources ETFs Thu, 22 Sep 2016 13:31:15 +0000 beverlychandler 243938 at http://www.etfexpress.com ZyFin lists Europe’s first physically replicated Indian equity ETF http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/09/22/243929/zyfin-lists-europe%E2%80%99s-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="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/09/22/243929/zyfin-lists-europe%E2%80%99s-first-physically-replicated-indian-equity-etf" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Listings Thu, 22 Sep 2016 11:09:33 +0000 Emily.Perryman 243929 at http://www.etfexpress.com Bond market difficulties increasing use of bond ETFs by institutions http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/09/22/243921/bond-market-difficulties-increasing-use-bond-etfs-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="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/09/22/243921/bond-market-difficulties-increasing-use-bond-etfs-institutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Thu, 22 Sep 2016 09:10:26 +0000 beverlychandler 243921 at http://www.etfexpress.com Use of factor-based ETFs to increase, says survey http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/09/22/243896/use-factor-based-etfs-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="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/09/22/243896/use-factor-based-etfs-increase-says-survey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Surveys & research Thu, 22 Sep 2016 06:01:34 +0000 Emily.Perryman 243896 at http://www.etfexpress.com First Trust launches seven ETFs based on Nasdaq US Smart Sector Indexes http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/09/22/243895/first-trust-launches-seven-etfs-based-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="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/09/22/243895/first-trust-launches-seven-etfs-based-nasdaq-us-smart-sector-indexes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Thu, 22 Sep 2016 05:58:39 +0000 Emily.Perryman 243895 at http://www.etfexpress.com