ETF Express - Daily News en Pay for what you get offer from ERI Scientific Beta <p><strong><em>ERI Scientific Beta, the smart beta index provider offshoot of EDHEC Risk Institute, has launched a &ldquo;pay for what you get&rdquo; approach to index pricing that will disrupt the traditional model of fixed fees on assets under management and enable investors to relate their fees directly to smart beta index performance.</em>&nbsp;</strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Smart Beta Fri, 27 May 2016 14:08:29 +0000 beverlychandler 240017 at AdvisorShares announces sub-advisor change for Float Shrink ETF <p><strong><em>AdvisorShares, a sponsor of actively managed exchange-traded funds (ETFs), has approved a sub-advisor change for the AdvisorShares TrimTabs Float Shrink ETF (TTFS).&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Fri, 27 May 2016 08:30:00 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239985 at Upside potential in US stock buyback programs <p><em><strong>A new white paper by Nasdaq Global Information Services reveals that US companies that engage in stock buybacks generally outperform the market on an annualised basis and also experience lower volatility; the Holy Grail of investing.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-replacement-label"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In Focus </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 27 May 2016 07:40:00 +0000 mkitchen 240005 at Purpose Investments completes ETF conversion of Silver Bullion Trust <p><strong><em>Purpose Investments has completed the conversion of the Silver Bullion Trust (SBT) into an open ended exchange traded fund (ETF). The ETF non-currency hedged units of the fund are now trading under the ticker symbol SBT.B (CAD dollar denominated) and SBT.U (US dollar denominated).&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investments Thu, 26 May 2016 13:52:25 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239978 at STOXX extends suite of smart-beta indices <p><strong><em>STOXX Ltd, operator of Deutsche Boerse Group&rsquo;s index business, and a global provider of tradable index concepts, has extended the STOXX Select and STOXX Diversification Select index families that were introduced in October 2015.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Smart Beta Indexes Thu, 26 May 2016 13:49:34 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239976 at BlackRock launches Europe’s first MBS bond ETF <p><strong><em>BlackRock is launching the iShares US Mortgage Backed Securities UCITS ETF (IMBS), Europe&rsquo;s first exchange traded fund (ETF) investing in high quality US mortgage-backed securities. &nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Launches & Fundraising Thu, 26 May 2016 08:32:23 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239941 at SPDR examines likely outcome on UK equities in the event of a Brexit <p><em><strong>Antoine Lesn&eacute;, Head of SPDR ETF Strategy &amp; Research EMEA takes inspiration from The Clash, asking &lsquo;Should I Stay or Should I Go?&rsquo; in examining the effects a Brexit might have on UK equities.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Thu, 26 May 2016 07:27:51 +0000 beverlychandler 239937 at WisdomTree Europe highlights main drivers for single commodity volatility <p><em><strong>Viktor Nossek, director of research at WisdomTree Europe, has highlighted what he believes to be the main drivers for volatility in single commodities, and how investors can mitigate this with commodity diversification.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deals and Transactions Wed, 25 May 2016 15:16:31 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239926 at UniCredit is latest ETF provider to list funds on SIX Swiss Exchange <p><strong><em>European commercial bank UniCredit has become the latest exchange traded fund provider to list to list ETFs on the SIX Swiss Exchange with the launch of the UC Thomson Rts Bal European Convertible Bond UCITS ETF and the UC Thomson Rts Bal European Convertible Bond UCITS ETF-dis.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Funds Wed, 25 May 2016 15:15:14 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239925 at Invesco PowerShares study reveals most popular smart beta strategies <p><strong><em>Low volatility, dividend, and fundamentally weighted have been the three most popular strategies when starting to invest in smart beta, according to research carried out in 2015 on behalf of ETF provider Invesco PowerShares.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Surveys & research Wed, 25 May 2016 15:14:19 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239924 at Europe leads in smart beta use <p><em><strong>The third FTSE Russell global and institutional market survey of smart beta index use reveals adoption rates in Europe are the highest over the past three years.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Smart Beta Wed, 25 May 2016 08:19:09 +0000 beverlychandler 239814 at Eikhorn lists new ETF on Bats <p><strong><em>Eikhorn has listed the Elkhorn S&amp;P High Quality Preferred ETF (EPRF) on the Bats Marketplace.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Wed, 25 May 2016 08:18:37 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239891 at Nasdaq Stock Market secures 18 new ETP listings and switches in April <p><strong><em>Nasdaq announced six new exchange-traded product (ETP) listings and 12 switches in April, growing the exchange&rsquo;s total ETP listings to 259.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Wed, 25 May 2016 08:17:47 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239890 at STOXX launches Euro STOXX 50 Multi-Asset Indices that blend equities and bonds <p><strong><em>STOXX Ltd. the operator of Deutsche Boerse Group&rsquo;s index business, and a global provider of innovative and tradable index concepts, has launched the EURO STOXX 50 Multi-Asset Indices that combine the core asset classes equity and fixed income.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Launches & Fundraising Tue, 24 May 2016 15:09:18 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239872 at Amundi launches two new Quality and Momentum ETFs <p><em><strong>Amundi ETF has launched two new Quality and Momentum risk-factor ETFs on Euronext Paris, completing its mono-factor range on the MSCI Europe index.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Launches & Fundraising Tue, 24 May 2016 09:44:23 +0000 beverlychandler 239859 at WHIreland Wealth Management - Best International Clients Team <p><em><strong>AIM-listed wealth manager WHIreland went against the tide in 2013 when it launched and based its international presence in the Isle of Man. The wholly owned subsidiary of WHIreland Group plc licensed in 2014, has won `Best International Clients Team&#39; in the 2016 Wealth Adviser Awards.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wealth Tue, 24 May 2016 08:49:17 +0000 mkitchen 239857 at Third Financial Software - Best Technology Provider - Transaction Processing <p><strong><em>Third Financial Software has enjoyed another record year of growth, reports chief executive Stewart Foster, (pictured) and has almost doubled in size. Founded in 2008, Third Financial has gone from simple software to offering a software platform business and is now looking at the direct to consumer market.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Tue, 24 May 2016 08:45:24 +0000 mkitchen 239856 at Octopus Investments - Best Investment Product Provider <p><em><strong>Fund management pedigree lies behind the foundation in 2000 of Octopus Investments, with a little dash of a product famously designed to do what it says on the tin.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wealth Tue, 24 May 2016 08:40:26 +0000 mkitchen 239854 at St James’s Place Wealth Management - Best Private Client Investment Manager <p><em><strong>St James&#39;s Place, winner of this year&#39;s Wealth Adviser award for best private client investment manager, has had another good year according to Iain Rayner (pictured), the firm&#39;s Joint Chief Operating Officer.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wealth Tue, 24 May 2016 08:33:56 +0000 mkitchen 239846 at Quilter Cheviot - Best Wealth Manager - Charities <p><em><strong>William Reid (pictured) is head of the Charities Team at Quilter Cheviot, managing GBP1.4 billion on behalf of 640 charities. The current team, comprising a central team of ten in London, and 12 regional charity offices, including offices in Edinburgh, Belfast, Dublin and Jersey, has evolved through Quilter Cheviot&#39;s corporate merger past from its original outpost at Laing &amp; Cruikshank.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wealth Tue, 24 May 2016 08:29:18 +0000 mkitchen 239841 at