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SEC proposes rules to modernise and enhance information reported by investment companies and investment advisers

Fri, 22/05/2015 - 11:30

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has proposed rules, forms and amendments to modernise and enhance the reporting and disclosure of information by investment companies and investment advisers.   »

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European institutions look to alternatives for increased yield

Fri, 22/05/2015 - 10:26

Research firm Cerulli Associates has found that close to 70 per cent of European pensions plan to increase allocations to various alternative investment classes, principally infrastructure, in their search for diversification.   »

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Chinese commercial paper attracts investors in US fixed income ETF market

Fri, 22/05/2015 - 09:00

E Fund Management (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd. ("E Fund HK"), the Hong Kong subsidiary of E Fund Management Co., Ltd., is pleased to announce that  »

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PowerShares launches new equity index ETF on Xetra

Fri, 22/05/2015 - 06:00

PowerShares has launched a new equity index fund – the PowerShares S&P 500 High Dividend Low Volatility UCITS ETF – on Deutsche Borse’s Xetra. »

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Two new WisdomTree equity index ETFs launched on Xetra

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 16:30

Two new exchange-listed index funds issued by WisdomTree – the WisdomTree Japan Equity UCITS ETF - USD Hedged, and the WisdomTree Japan Equity UCITS ETF - USD Hedged are now trading on Deutsche Borse’s Xetra.  »

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S&P Capital IQ identifies ETFs to mimc Q1 hedge fund healthcare stock buying trend

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 09:00

The Global X Guru ETF, the Global X Guru Activist ETF and the AlphaClone Alternative Alpha ETF are all suitable vehicles for investors wanting to mimic the top hedge fund stock buying trend in Q1 2015, according S&P Capital IQ. »

Beverly Chandler

WisdomTree launches flagship currency hedged ETFs in Europe

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 14:06

WisdomTree has launched the WisdomTree Japan Equity UCITS ETF – USD Hedged (DXJ) and the WisdomTree Europe Equity UCITS ETF – USD Hedged (HEDJ) listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE).   »

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China A Shares continue to surge on market liberalisation and increased investor appetite

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 13:00

As ETF Securities marks the one-year anniversary of its China A Shares ETF, the China A Shares market continues to rally due to a combination of financial market liberalisation, policy easing and investor appetite.  »

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FSOC 2015 report highlights ETF liquidity and redemption risks

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 12:35

The Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC)’s 2015 annual report has focused on concerns regarding the expansion of ETFs and bond mutual funds. The report says: “Mutual funds and ETFs provide investors with daily liquidity for an underlying portfolio that may include illiquid assets.”   »

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Smart beta usage growing says FTSE Russell report

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 11:51

The latest FTSE Russell Smart Beta report, Smart Beta: 2015 Global Survey Findings from Asset Owners, found that for strategic allocations of smart beta, ETFs are in demand among respondents with less than USD1 billion in assets under management. »

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Wealth Adviser Awards 2015

Wealth Adviser Awards 2015

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 13:50

The Wealth Adviser Awards 2015 were determined by the votes of Wealth Adviser's readers, who include wealth managers, IFAs, fund managers, family offices, law firms, accounting firms and other industry professionals. This Special Report includes the full list of winners plus links to video footage of the Awards... »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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etffexpress Awards 2015 - The Winners

etffexpress Awards 2015 - The Winners

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 15:58

The etfexpress Awards 2015 for excellence among managers and service providers of exchange traded funds/products celebrate the achievements of firms that contributed to another year of significant growth in assets for the sector, with assets under management in ETFs/ETPs nearing the USD500bn mark.... »

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State Street Global Markets – Fund Connect

This Special Report unveils the ways in which State Street Global Markets' Fund Connect ETF platform is bringing new levels of efficiency to the the ETF marketplace, and includes expert comment from the perspective of an AP.... »

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