ETF Express - Daily News en Solactive launches USD and EUR high yield bond benchmarks <p><em><strong>Following the launch of the Solactive Euro IG Corporate Index tracking the performance of the EUR-denominated investment grade bond market, Solactive has launched two new fixed income benchmarks, the Solactive Euro HY Corporate Index and the Solactive USD High Yield Corporate Index.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Indexes Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:13:35 +0000 Emily.Perryman 247854 at Strategic beta ETFs ‘underused in managing investor anxieties’ <p><em><strong>Market volatility and geopolitical events are fuelling investor anxiety, yet most aren&rsquo;t taking advantage of the full suite of investment options that may help manage risk exposure at a lower cost, namely strategic beta exchange traded funds (ETFs), according to a survey from Hartford Funds.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Smart Beta Surveys & research Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:10:06 +0000 Emily.Perryman 247853 at Victory Capital launches VictoryShares ETF platform <p><em><strong>Victory Capital is launching the next generation of its ETF platform, which is branded VictoryShares and will look to build on the firm&rsquo;s Victory CEMP volatility weighted ETFs, which have grown to approximately USD960 million in AUM.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:05:57 +0000 Emily.Perryman 247852 at Convergex CEO finds ETF investors too concentrated <p><em><strong>Convergex CEO, Eric Noll writes that US listed ETFs are coming off a banner year in 2016 with USD298 billion of inflows &ndash; a new annual record for this still-growing investment vehicle.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:46:19 +0000 beverlychandler 247841 at Down Under ETFs break industry records <p><em><strong>The Australian ETF industry broke records in both funds under management and trading activity in 2016, despite the high levels of market volatility and uncertainty in the broader macro environment, according to the BetaShares Australian ETF Review &ndash; End of Year Review 2016.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Asia-Pacific Results and performance Fri, 20 Jan 2017 09:21:38 +0000 beverlychandler 247834 at First Trust launches Switzerland AlphaDEX UCITS ETF <p><em><strong>First Trust Global Portfolios (FTGP), a London-based exchange traded fund distributor and adviser, has launched the First Trust Switzerland AlphaDEX UCITS ETF on the SIX Swiss Exchange.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs UCITs Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:30:25 +0000 Emily.Perryman 247816 at State Street launches Brexometer Index <p><em><strong>State Street has launched the Brexometer Index, commenting that following the UK&rsquo;s decision to leave the EU, the &lsquo;what next&rsquo; question remains one that everyone is asking and many are trying to answer.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Indexes Ratings Indexes Thu, 19 Jan 2017 12:24:44 +0000 beverlychandler 247805 at WisdomTree warns political risk is at European gates <p><em><strong>Viktor Nossek, (pictured) Director of Research at WisdomTree, has written a European macro outlook paper, warning that political risk is at the gates. &ldquo;If 2017 is no threat to equities, it is for the Euro and peripheral bonds,&rdquo; he says.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs White papers Europe Thu, 19 Jan 2017 12:17:18 +0000 beverlychandler 247804 at Convergex ETF Direct platform sets monthly trading record in December <p><em><strong>Convergex&rsquo;s ETF Direct platform set its new monthly trading record in December 2016 with notional value reaching approximately USD897 million, a 41 per cent increase over November when notional value reached USD637 million.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:19:22 +0000 Emily.Perryman 247792 at European ETFs pull in EUR47.9bn of net new money in 2016 <p><em><strong>The European exchange-traded-fund market attracted EUR11.5 billion in net new money in the fourth quarter of 2016, bringing the grand total for the year to EUR47.9 billion, according to a report from Morningstar.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Surveys & research Thu, 19 Jan 2017 09:06:59 +0000 Emily.Perryman 247770 at Half of US investors plan to invest in ETFs in 2017 <p><em><strong>Exchange traded funds (ETFs) will play a bigger role in investment portfolios in 2017, according to data released by BlackRock.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Surveys & research Thu, 19 Jan 2017 09:05:19 +0000 Emily.Perryman 247769 at Nutmeg’s core approach to ETFs <p><em><strong>The retail digital investment management firm Nutmeg utilises ETFs to create its portfolios. James McManus, (pictured) investment manager, who has specialised in ETFs throughout his career explains that the firm now manages just over GBP600 million across 25,000 clients who start at a minimum level of GBP500 and can have many millions with the firm.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Investments Wealth Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:44:46 +0000 beverlychandler 247767 at Invesco to launch new ETFs on NEO <p><em><strong>Invesco Canada is expanding its presence on the NEO Exchange with the listing of two new PowerShares ETFs and a new series of its NEO-listed PowerShares DWA Global Momentum Index ETF (DWG).</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Listings Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:47:56 +0000 Emily.Perryman 247763 at Real assets to star in 2017 as Trump and weak supply drives demand <p><em><strong>President-Elect Donald Trump&rsquo;s commitment to infrastructure investments means real assets are set to outperform in 2017, according to ETF Securities, one of the world&rsquo;s leading independent providers of Exchange Traded Products (ETPs).</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Macro Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:09:13 +0000 mkitchen 247441 at Pacer unifies Cash Cows by renaming Global High Dividend ETF <p><em><strong>The Bats&nbsp;Global Markets-listed Pacer Global High Dividend ETF (PGHD) will now be called the Pacer Global Cash Cows Dividend ETF (GCOW).</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:57:31 +0000 Emily.Perryman 247713 at Invesco launches Treasury Collateral Portfolio ETF <p><em><strong>Invesco has launched the PowerShares Treasury Collateral Portfolio (CLTL) as an ETF designed to track the price and yield of the ICE US Treasury Short Bond Index.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:44:29 +0000 Emily.Perryman 247680 at BetaShares launches sustainable and ethical ETF <p><em><strong>Aussie ETF provider BetaShares has launched an ETF that gives investors access to a portfolio of the world&rsquo;s leading sustainable, ethical companies.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Launches & Fundraising Ethical and Sustainable Investing Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:43:08 +0000 beverlychandler 247671 at SCM Direct finds smart beta ETFs beat human active fund managers in 2016 <p><em><strong>New research from SCM Direct into smart beta ETFs claims&nbsp;that while they are by no means perfect, they can be a much better investment choice than traditionally managed active funds.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Smart Beta Surveys & research Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:07:27 +0000 beverlychandler 247679 at WisdomTree comments on sharp rise in UK inflation <p><em><strong>Commenting on the recent rise in inflation in the UK, Viktor Nossek, (pictured) Director of Research at WisdomTree, says: &ldquo;With a sharper rise than expected to 1.6 per cent for Consumer Prices Index inflation, there can be no denying the UK now finds itself in a tight spot.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Europe Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:02:34 +0000 beverlychandler 247678 at ETF Securities reports last week saw a commodity rally <p><em><strong>In its weekly comment on ETF data flows, ETF Securities reports that there have been the first inflows into crude oil ETPs since November 2016 as investors were encouraged by Saudi Arabia adhering to quota.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commodities & Resources ETFs Oil Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:28:13 +0000 beverlychandler 247642 at