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RiverFront launches ETF-based asset allocation models

Fri, 22/07/2016 - 14:05

RiverFront Investment Group has launched the RiverShares series of asset allocation model portfolios which consist solely of actively managed exchange-traded funds (ETFs), which are sub-advised by RiverFront and pay the same annual sub-advisory fee of 0.35 per cent to RiverFront. »

Nasdaq attracts 38 per cent of ETP listings and switches in Q216

Fri, 22/07/2016 - 12:09

Nasdaq attracted 13 new exchange-traded products (ETP) listings in June, leading all other US exchanges for the second quarter in a row. »

Optimism among investors in emerging markets is growing, survey shows

Optimism among investors in emerging markets is growing, survey shows

Fri, 22/07/2016 - 08:28

Emerging Global Advisors’ (EGA) latest Emerging Markets (EM) Investor Sentiment Survey shows sentiment increased 28 per cent from 538 in the first quarter of 2016 to 687 in the second quarter of 2016. »

Active US equity funds see USD21.7 billion outflows in June

Active US equity funds see USD21.7 billion outflows in June

Fri, 22/07/2016 - 08:14

Active US equity funds posted an estimated USD21.7 billion in outflows during June as all active category groups – except municipal bonds – saw negative flows, according to Morningstar. »

Assets invested in ETFs/ETPs listed in Japan reach record high of USD148bn

Fri, 22/07/2016 - 08:12

Assets invested in exchange-traded funds and exchange-traded products listed in Japan reached a new record high of USD148 billion at the end of June 2016, according to ETFGI’s June 2016 global ETF and ETP industry insights report. »

ECB policy decision reaction

Thu, 21/07/2016 - 17:02

Reacting to the latest policy decision from the ECB which has left rates and QE stimulus unchanged, Viktor Nossek, (pictured) Director of Research at WisdomTree Europe says: “The problem is not liquidity, there is plenty of it. Eurozone banks have EUR 870 billion in excess liquidity, EUR 318 billion of which is parked at the ECB deposit facility, a post-2012 peak.  »

India Sovereign Bond ETF achieves strong rupee performance

Thu, 21/07/2016 - 14:49

Specialist emerging markets asset management business, ZyFin Funds, has revealed that its LAM Sun Global ZyFin India Sovereign Bond UCITS ETF – USD has returned 5.22 per cent in Indian rupees for its first seven months.  »

Horizons ETFs launches Horizons Global Currency Opportunities ETF

Thu, 21/07/2016 - 12:10

Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) and its affiliate, AlphaPro Management, have launched the Horizons Global Currency Opportunities ETF (HGC), which provides investors with low-cost, actively managed exposure to worldwide currency markets. »

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Solactive launches UK domestic index

Thu, 21/07/2016 - 12:09

Solactive AG has launched the Solactive UK Domestic Index, which tracks UK listed companies whose revenues are primarily generated within the UK. The index targets investors who are interested in the UK domestic market.  »

NEPC engaged by Eaton Vance for NextShares sub-adviser search

NEPC engaged by Eaton Vance for NextShares sub-adviser search

Wed, 20/07/2016 - 12:34

Eaton Vance Management (EVM) has appointed NEPC to lead a selection process to identify investment managers to sub-advise a series of new Eaton Vance-sponsored NextShares funds to be offered to retail investors and financial professionals. »

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