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WisdomTree Europe comments on Janet Yellen’s rate hike statements

Fri, 26/08/2016 - 16:30

Viktor Nossek, director of research at ETF provider WisdomTree Europe, has commented on Janet Yellen’s speech at Jackson Hole, announcing that the case for an interest rate hike in the US has strengthened.  »

Schwab launches target date mutual funds constructed with Schwab ETFs

Fri, 26/08/2016 - 06:36

Charles Schwab Investment Management (CSIM) has launched the Schwab Target Index Funds – a series of index-based target date mutual funds constructed with low-cost Schwab ETFs as underlying investments. »

WisdomTree to liquidate six ETFs

Fri, 26/08/2016 - 06:34

Exchange-traded fund (ETF) and exchange-traded product (ETP) sponsor and asset manager WisdomTree is to close and liquidate six of its ETFs. »

First Trust launches First Trust Horizon Managed Volatility ETFs

Thu, 25/08/2016 - 15:09

First Trust Advisors has launched two exchange-traded funds (ETFs), the First Trust Horizon Managed Volatility Domestic ETF (HUSV) and the First Trust Horizon Managed Volatility Developed International ETF (HDMV). »

Energy ETFs may see further recovery

Thu, 25/08/2016 - 08:11

The largest of the equity-based energy ETFs, the Energy Select Sector SPDR, is up more than 18 per cent so far this, according to a report from Nasdaq.  »

Direxion to execute reverse and forward share splits of nine leveraged ETFs

Wed, 24/08/2016 - 13:47

Direxion is to execute reverse share splits for four of its leveraged exchange-traded funds (ETFs), as well as forward share splits for another five leveraged ETFs. »

BNP Paribas Investment Partners appoints business development head

Wed, 24/08/2016 - 13:45

BNP Paribas Investment Partners has appointed Claus Hecher as head of business development for Germany, Austria and the German-speaking regions of Switzerland, as the company looks to strengthen its indexed fund and exchange-traded fund (ETF) business in Europe. »

EM bonds satisfy hunt for yield

Wed, 24/08/2016 - 09:33

Antoine Lesné, Head of SPDR ETF Strategy & Research EMEA, has commented on emerging market EM debt and the hunt for yield.  »

First Trust boosts Chile presence through BCI alliance

Wed, 24/08/2016 - 08:45

Exchange-traded fund (ETF) provider and asset manager First Trust Advisors has teamed with Chile’s third-largest privately owned bank, Banco de Credito e Inversiones (BCI), to market First Trust ETFs in Chile. »

Principal launches two strategic beta ETFs

Tue, 23/08/2016 - 13:30

Principal has launched two strategic beta exchange traded funds (ETFs) for investors looking for portfolio growth potential. »



Physical gold ETF sees increased demand

Tue, 16/08/2016 - 08:23


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