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Long term market exposure is key for IFAs using ETFs

Tue, 31/05/2016 - 09:30

A survey commissioned by ETF provider Source finds that long-term market exposure, tactical portfolio adjustments and income generation are the top three reasons why financial advisers and discretionary wealth managers in the UK are investing in ETFs and ETPs.  »

Ada Investments to focus on ETF portfolios with sale to 55 Capital

Ada Investments to focus on ETF portfolios with sale to 55 Capital

Tue, 31/05/2016 - 09:21

Ada Investments, a research-driven investment manager offering alternative equities-based investment programs to institutional investors, is to be acquired by 55 Capital, a newly formed ETF-focused asset manager.  »

iShares US mortgage-backed securities ETF launches on Xetra

Tue, 31/05/2016 - 09:20

BlackRock has launched a new iShares bond index ETF on Xetra and Börse Frankfurt. »

Pay for what you get offer from ERI Scientific Beta

Mon, 30/05/2016 - 14:58

ERI Scientific Beta, the smart beta index provider offshoot of EDHEC Risk Institute, has launched a “pay for what you get” 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.  »

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Calling all aspiring alternative fund managers!

Mon, 30/05/2016 - 14:56

Are you looking to set up an alternative investment fund? If so, then Hedgeweek’s “Setting up an Alternative Fund in Europe” will give you access to world class experts providing advice on how to navigate this challenging path. »

AdvisorShares announces sub-advisor change for Float Shrink ETF

Fri, 27/05/2016 - 09:30

AdvisorShares, a sponsor of actively managed exchange-traded funds (ETFs), has approved a sub-advisor change for the AdvisorShares TrimTabs Float Shrink ETF (TTFS).  »

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Upside potential in US stock buyback programs

Fri, 27/05/2016 - 08:40

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.  »

Purpose Investments completes ETF conversion of Silver Bullion Trust

Thu, 26/05/2016 - 14:52

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).  »

STOXX extends suite of smart-beta indices

STOXX extends suite of smart-beta indices

Thu, 26/05/2016 - 14:49

STOXX Ltd, operator of Deutsche Boerse Group’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.  »

BlackRock launches Europe’s first MBS bond ETF

Thu, 26/05/2016 - 09:32

BlackRock is launching the iShares US Mortgage Backed Securities UCITS ETF (IMBS), Europe’s first exchange traded fund (ETF) investing in high quality US mortgage-backed securities.   »

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Wealth Adviser Awards 2016

Wealth Adviser Awards 2016

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etfexpress Awards 2016

etfexpress Awards 2016

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