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Deutsche X-trackers to close target-date ETFs

Mon, 27/04/2015 - 09:00

Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (Deutsche AWM) US ETF platform, Deutsche X-trackerr, is to close and liquidate the following five target-date exchange traded funds (ETFs), representing less than 1 per cent of the platform’s assets. »

bitcoins

Jon Matonis joins bitcoin financial services firm First Global Credit

Mon, 27/04/2015 - 06:00

First Global Credit, the first company offering investors the facility to trade stocks, commodities, and ETFs using bitcoin as margin collateral has appointed Jon Matonis to the First Global Credit Board as a non-executive Director. »

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JCF lowers minimum investment requirement for Market Vectors Israel ETF to USD5,000

Fri, 24/04/2015 - 17:00

Jewish Communal Fund (JCF), a charity that facilitates charitable giving for more than 6,000 fund holders through donor advised funds,has lowered the minimum investment requirement for the Market Vectors Israel ETF (ISRA) from USD50,000 to USD5,000. »

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F&C reported to be joining the UK’s ETF market

Fri, 24/04/2015 - 10:46

News came this morning that F&C Asset Management is to launch a range of ETFs and a total return fund in the UK, drawing on the ETF experience of its new owners, Canadian group Bank of Montreal (BMO).   »

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WisdomTree Europe hires Head of Sales

Fri, 24/04/2015 - 09:00

WisdomTree, an exchange-traded fund (ETF) and exchange-traded product (ETP) sponsor, has appointed Nizam Hamid as Head of Sales for WisdomTree Europe. »

London Stock Exchange

London Stock Exchange Group celebrates 15th anniversary of first London ETF listing

Fri, 24/04/2015 - 06:00

The London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) is celebrating the 15th anniversary of the first Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) to list in London, highlighting the exceptional growth in industry, in the UK, Europe, and across the world. »

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STOXX licenses EURO STOXX 50 Daily Short Index to KIS

Thu, 23/04/2015 - 16:00

STOXX Limited has licensed the EURO STOXX 50 Daily Short Index to Korea Investment & Securities (KIS) to serve as the underlying for an exchange-traded note (ETN). The product has been listed on the KRX Korea Exchange. »

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Purpose Investments launches two international funds

Thu, 23/04/2015 - 13:00

Purpose Investments has launched two new international investment funds – Purpose International Dividend Fund (PID) and Purpose International Tactical Hedged Equity Fund (PHW).  »

Middle East

Global X Funds adds Pakistan-focused ETF to Frontier Market family of funds

Thu, 23/04/2015 - 09:00

Global X Funds has expanded its family of Frontier Market exchange traded  funds with the launch of The Global X MSCI Pakistan ETF (PAK). »

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Direxion Investments announces reverse and forward share splits of 19 leveraged ETFs

Thu, 23/04/2015 - 06:00

Direxion Investments is to execute reverse share splits for eight of its leveraged exchange-traded funds (ETFs), as well as forward share splits for another 11 leveraged ETFs.  »

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Special report
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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oil

Reasons to be bearish on oil

Mon, 16/02/2015 - 19:26

Despite the sharp falls in the oil price, the unwinding of speculative bullish positions that has reinforced downward pressure since the summer of 2014 is probably not yet over, says Viktor Nossek, Director of Research, WisdomTree Europe…  ... »

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