ETF Express - Daily News http://www.etfexpress.com/ en Fidelity lowers expenses on 27 index mutual funds and ETFs http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/06/29/241066/fidelity-lowers-expenses-27-index-mutual-funds-and-etfs <p><em><strong>Fidelity Investments is to reduce total expenses on 27 of its equity and bond index mutual funds and exchange traded funds (ETFs), effective 1 July.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/06/29/241066/fidelity-lowers-expenses-27-index-mutual-funds-and-etfs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Indexes Wed, 29 Jun 2016 08:31:06 +0000 leahrenee09 241066 at http://www.etfexpress.com SSGA provides more precise access to tech hardware and internet industries through two new ETFs http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/06/29/241063/ssga-provides-more-precise-access-tech-hardware-and-internet-industries-through-tw <p><strong><em>State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has launched the SPDR S&amp;P Technology Hardware ETF (XTH) and the SPDR S&amp;P Internet ETF (XWEB) on the NYSE Arca.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/06/29/241063/ssga-provides-more-precise-access-tech-hardware-and-internet-industries-through-tw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Wed, 29 Jun 2016 08:25:36 +0000 leahrenee09 241063 at http://www.etfexpress.com Deutsche Asset Management adds fourth fund to Comprehensive Factor ETF suite http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/06/29/241053/deutsche-asset-management-adds-fourth-fund-comprehensive-factor-etf-suite <p><em><strong>Deutsche Asset Management (Deutsche AM) has launched the Deutsche X-trackers Russell 2000 Comprehensive Factor exchange traded fund (ETF) (DESC), the fourth ETF to be added to its multifactor suite.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/06/29/241053/deutsche-asset-management-adds-fourth-fund-comprehensive-factor-etf-suite" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Funds Wed, 29 Jun 2016 08:12:45 +0000 leahrenee09 241053 at http://www.etfexpress.com Crude oil ETF launched by AccuShares http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/06/28/241039/crude-oil-etf-launched-accushares <p><em><strong>ETF provider AccuShares is introducing an ETF designed to provide&nbsp; a better way for investors to capture the volatility in crude oil pricing and markets.</strong></em>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/06/28/241039/crude-oil-etf-launched-accushares" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Tue, 28 Jun 2016 14:30:49 +0000 beverlychandler 241039 at http://www.etfexpress.com TWSE and Bursa Malaysia sign MoU on ETFs http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/06/28/241031/twse-and-bursa-malaysia-sign-mou-etfs <p><em><strong>The Taiwan Stock Exchange Corporation (TWSE) and Bursa Malaysia Berhad (Bursa Malaysia) have signed the second Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to undertake a joint study to explore capital market opportunities to expand various areas of potential cross-border cooperation, in ETFs, indices, market connectivity, and market promotional activities.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/06/28/241031/twse-and-bursa-malaysia-sign-mou-etfs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Tue, 28 Jun 2016 09:24:06 +0000 beverlychandler 241031 at http://www.etfexpress.com ETF Securities US sees strong inflows into gold as investors seek safety amid volatile markets http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/06/28/241007/etf-securities-us-sees-strong-inflows-gold-investors-seek-safety-amid-volatile-mar <p><strong><em>ETF Securities USA LLC, the sponsor to the ETFS Gold Trust says that assets in its ETFS Physical Swiss Gold Shares ETF (NYSE Arca: SGOL) have surpassed USD1 billion. Inflows into the third largest gold ETF in the US continue amid volatile equity markets.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/06/28/241007/etf-securities-us-sees-strong-inflows-gold-investors-seek-safety-amid-volatile-mar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Markets Tue, 28 Jun 2016 08:23:38 +0000 leahrenee09 241007 at http://www.etfexpress.com BlackRock announces share splits for eleven iShares ETFs http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/06/28/241006/blackrock-announces-share-splits-eleven-ishares-etfs <p><strong><em>The Board of Trustees of iShares Trust has authorised share splits for eleven iShares ETFs as of the close of business on 19 July, 2016, payable after the close of trading on 22 July, 2016.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/06/28/241006/blackrock-announces-share-splits-eleven-ishares-etfs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Tue, 28 Jun 2016 08:22:34 +0000 leahrenee09 241006 at http://www.etfexpress.com ETF launched under new UAE regulations http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/06/27/240996/etf-launched-under-new-uae-regulations <p><em><strong>Abu Dhabi-based asset management firm Afkar Capital Limited has launched the Afkar S&amp;P UAE UCITS ETF, the first liquid, fully fungible, fully tradeable and transparent ETF in the Middle East under the UAE&rsquo;s new regulations.</strong></em>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/06/27/240996/etf-launched-under-new-uae-regulations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Middle East Launches & Fundraising Mon, 27 Jun 2016 15:36:35 +0000 beverlychandler 240996 at http://www.etfexpress.com Brexit and markets: What next? http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/06/27/240993/ecm-managed-fund-acquires-majority-stake-wienerswieners <p><em><strong>Larry Hatheway (pictured), Group Chief Economist and Head of Multi Asset Portfolio Solutions at GAM, looks at what happens next following the UK&rsquo;s vote to leave the EU&hellip;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/06/27/240993/ecm-managed-fund-acquires-majority-stake-wienerswieners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Markets Mon, 27 Jun 2016 15:31:31 +0000 leahrenee09 240993 at http://www.etfexpress.com Lipper ETF figures show inflows up in May http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/06/27/240989/lipper-etf-figures-show-inflows-may <p><em><strong>The European ETF Market Review from Thomson Reuters Lipper shows that assets under management in the European ETF industry recovered further during May&mdash;from EUR445.6 billion for April to EUR454.6 billion for May.</strong></em>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/06/27/240989/lipper-etf-figures-show-inflows-may" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Mon, 27 Jun 2016 14:34:18 +0000 beverlychandler 240989 at http://www.etfexpress.com MediciNova added to Russell 3000 Index and Russell Global Index http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/06/27/240963/medicinova-added-russell-3000-index-and-russell-global-index <p><strong><em>MediciNova, a biopharmaceutical company traded on the Nasdaq Global Market and the Jasdaq Market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, has been added to the Russell 3000 Index and the Russell Global Index as a result of the annual Russell index reconstitution. &nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/06/27/240963/medicinova-added-russell-3000-index-and-russell-global-index" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Indexes Mon, 27 Jun 2016 08:39:56 +0000 leahrenee09 240963 at http://www.etfexpress.com Direxion changes FTSE indexes for two ETFs http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/06/27/240962/direxion-changes-ftse-indexes-two-etfs <p><em><strong>Direxion is changing the benchmark indices of two leveraged exchange-traded funds (ETFs). The modifications will take effect on or about 22 August, 2016.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/06/27/240962/direxion-changes-ftse-indexes-two-etfs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Indexes Mon, 27 Jun 2016 08:38:38 +0000 leahrenee09 240962 at http://www.etfexpress.com Brexit: UK recession, but NO global recession http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/06/24/240950/brexit-uk-recession-no-global-recession <p><em><strong>The vote to leave the EU is the start, not the end, of a process that could take up to a decade or more, says Marie Owens Thomsen&nbsp;(pictured), Chief Economist at Indosuez Wealth Management, Credit Agricole&rsquo;s private banking arm.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/06/24/240950/brexit-uk-recession-no-global-recession" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Macro Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:21:21 +0000 mkitchen 240950 at http://www.etfexpress.com Brexit: Talk of Sterling freefall is overblown, but uncertainty now has no end date attached to it http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/06/24/240949/talk-sterling-freefall-overblown-uncertainty-now-has-no-end-date-attached-it <p><em><strong>&ldquo;Amid the hyperbole and today&rsquo;s vertiginous fall, Sterling&rsquo;s one saving grace is that the Euro is likely to be hit almost as hard by a Brexit,&rdquo; says David Lamb, head of dealing at&nbsp;FEXCO Corporate Payments.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/06/24/240949/talk-sterling-freefall-overblown-uncertainty-now-has-no-end-date-attached-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Macro Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:02:34 +0000 mkitchen 240949 at http://www.etfexpress.com Irish Funds Annual Conference marks 25 years of investment funds industry in Ireland http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/06/24/240926/irish-funds-annual-conference-marks-25-years-investment-funds-industry-ireland <p><strong><em>Irish Funds, the representative body for the cross-border investment funds industry in Ireland, kicked off its annual funds conference on Thursday, celebrating 25 years of the Association.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/06/24/240926/irish-funds-annual-conference-marks-25-years-investment-funds-industry-ireland" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Funds Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:31:10 +0000 leahrenee09 240926 at http://www.etfexpress.com Six WisdomTree domestic dividend ETFs receive 5-Star Overall Morningstar Rating http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/06/24/240920/six-wisdomtree-domestic-dividend-etfs-receive-5-star-overall-morningstar-rating <p><strong><em>WisdomTree, an exchange-traded fund (ETF) and exchange-traded product (&ldquo;ETP&rdquo;) sponsor and asset manager, today announced&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/06/24/240920/six-wisdomtree-domestic-dividend-etfs-receive-5-star-overall-morningstar-rating" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:17:15 +0000 leahrenee09 240920 at http://www.etfexpress.com IQ Merger Arbitrage Index leads four of six IndexIQ IQ Hedge Indices higher in May http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/06/24/240918/iq-merger-arbitrage-index-leads-four-six-indexiq-iq-hedge-indices-higher-may <p><strong><em>IndexIQ has announced the performance of its family of six IQ Hedge Indexes with four positive, led by a 1.31 percent return for the IQ Merger Arbitrage Index.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/06/24/240918/iq-merger-arbitrage-index-leads-four-six-indexiq-iq-hedge-indices-higher-may" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Indexes Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:13:05 +0000 leahrenee09 240918 at http://www.etfexpress.com ETF Securities predicts uncertainty will reign supreme as gold price rises http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/06/24/240916/etf-securities-predicts-uncertainty-will-reign-supreme-gold-price-rises <p><em><strong>James Butterfill, Head of Research &amp; Investment Strategy at ETF Securities commenting on the leave vote this morning says that uncertainty will reign supreme.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/06/24/240916/etf-securities-predicts-uncertainty-will-reign-supreme-gold-price-rises" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commodities & Resources Fri, 24 Jun 2016 07:56:54 +0000 beverlychandler 240916 at http://www.etfexpress.com Rafferty Asset Management closing Inverse Equity ETF http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/06/23/240909/rafferty-asset-management-closing-inverse-equity-etf <p><em><strong>The Board of Trustees of the Direxion Shares ETF Trust has decided to liquidate and close the Direxion Daily Total Market Bear 1X Shares (TOTS) based on the recommendation of Rafferty Asset Management, the Trust&#39;s advisor.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/06/23/240909/rafferty-asset-management-closing-inverse-equity-etf" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:09:06 +0000 leahrenee09 240909 at http://www.etfexpress.com Beaumont Capital Management hires Eric Biegeleisen as Director of Quantitative Research http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/06/23/240886/beaumont-capital-management-hires-eric-biegeleisen-director-quantitative-research <p><em><strong>Beaumont Capital Management (BCM), a provider of tactical, ETF-based investment solutions, has hired Eric Biegeleisen, CFA, as Director of Quantitative Research, effective 16 June, 2016.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.etfexpress.com/2016/06/23/240886/beaumont-capital-management-hires-eric-biegeleisen-director-quantitative-research" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Thu, 23 Jun 2016 09:39:08 +0000 leahrenee09 240886 at http://www.etfexpress.com