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BlackRock Canada launches iShares MSCI Europe IMI Index ETF

BlackRock Canada has launched the iShares MSCI Europe IMI Index exchange-traded fund (ETF), which seeks to track the MSCI Europe IMI (Investable Market Index). »


Invesco PowerShares to launch first Variable Rate Preferred ETF

Invesco PowerShares is to launch the PowerShares Variable Rate Preferred Portfolio (VRP) on 1 May on the NYSE Arca, providing investors access to a portfolio of variable-rate preferred securities. »

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BMO Asset Management cuts management fees on ETFs

BMO Asset Management is reducing the maximum annual management fee on certain of its exchange-traded funds. »

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Q1 performance of Treasuries unlikely to be repeated, says Market Vectors’ Rodilosso

US Treasury debt was something of a surprise performance winner in the first quarter of 2014, beating US equities, but investors shouldn’t count on that performance being repeated, according to Fran Rodilosso, fixed income portfolio manager for Market Vectors ETFs. »

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NASDAQ OMX expands London presence

The NASDAQ OMX Group has expanded its London business to new, larger premises. »


Harvey Hirsch to retire as head of marketing for Van Eck Global

Harvey Hirsch is to retire from his role as head of marketing for Van Eck Global, provider of the Market Vectors range of exchange-traded funds, effective later this year. »

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WisdomTree acquires Boost ETP

Exchange-traded fund sponsor and asset manager WisdomTree Investments has expanded its European footprint with the acquisition of Boost ETP, a UK-based exchange-traded product (ETP) provider. »

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Barclays and OFI partner to launch SteelPath MLP ETNs

Barclays Bank and OFI Global Asset Management are teaming up to launch the Barclays OFI SteelPath MLP exchange-traded notes (ETNs). »

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First db x-trackers ETF on Indonesian government bonds launched on Xetra

A new db x-trackers bond index fund focused on Indonesian government bonds has been launched on Xetra. »

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Reed Smith advises ETF Securities on launch of 3x S&L ETP platform

Law firm Reed Smith’s derivatives team has advised ETF Securities on its new 3x Short and Leveraged Equity Securities ETP Platform.  »

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