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First Trust launches Canada's first US Sector Rotation ETF

Fri, 30/09/2016 - 14:06

FT Portfolios Canada has launched the First Trust Dorsey Wright Dynamic US Sector Rotation Index ETF (FSR) which seeks to replicate the performance of a total return US equities industry sector rotational index, net of expenses. »

Blue Tractor Group files amended SEC application for new ETF structure

Fri, 30/09/2016 - 14:04

Blue Tractor Group has filed an amended and restated application with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) seeking exemptive relief from select provisions of the Investment Company Act of 1940 for a new exchange-traded fund (ETF) structure called a Shielded Alpha ETF. »

WisdomTree adds to institutional distribution team

Fri, 30/09/2016 - 09:49

Exchange-traded product (ETP) provider WisdomTree Investments has appointed Christina Cryer as head of US consultant relations and Nate Miles as head of US retirement solutions. »

iShares Core FTSE 100 UCITS ETF launched on Xetra

Thu, 29/09/2016 - 14:51

Deutsche Börse reports that a new iShares equity index ETF from BlackRock's product offering has been tradable on Xetra and Börse Frankfurt since Thursday. »

ProShares launches US crude oil ETF with no K-1

Thu, 29/09/2016 - 13:46

ProShares has launched the ProShares K-1 Free Crude Oil Strategy ETF (OILK), the only crude oil ETF that is not a commodities partnership and therefore does not deliver K-1 tax forms to shareholders. »

UTES ETF marks first year of operation

Thu, 29/09/2016 - 13:44

The Reaves Utilities ETF (UTES), the only actively managed and fully transparent utilities exchange traded fund, has marked its first full year of management. »

WisdomTree examines optimised commodities

Thu, 29/09/2016 - 09:53

Nick Leung, Research Analyst at WisdomTree has published a note on optimising commodities, saying that they deliver alpha with lower volatility. His note comes against a background of broad commodity prices showing signs of recovery after falling by over 50 per cent between 2011 and 2015.  »

First Trust launches First Trust CEF Income Opportunity ETFs

Thu, 29/09/2016 - 08:38

First Trust Advisors has launched two exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that invest primarily in closed-end funds (CEFs), the First Trust CEF Income Opportunity ETF (FCEF) and the First Trust Municipal CEF Income Opportunity ETF (MCEF). »

AdvisorShares launches KIM Korea ETF

Thu, 29/09/2016 - 08:30

AdvisorShares, a sponsor of actively managed exchange-traded funds (ETFs), has launched the AdvisorShares KIM Korea Equity ETF. »

Survey finds baby boomers biggest users of ETFs

Wed, 28/09/2016 - 16:17

ETFs are most popular with investors between the ages of 51 and 70 according to a new white paper from Pershing LLC, a BNY Mellon company, in conjunction with Beacon Strategies LLC.  »

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