London Stock Exchange

Lyxor Asset Management launches four ETFs on LSE

Lyxor Asset Management has expanded its range of exchange-traded funds available on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) with the launch of four European equity products. »


Index

Euromoney Indices named calculation agent for HSBC Worldwide Index

Euromoney Indices (EI) has been appointed by HSBC Global Asset Management as the calculation agent for its HSBC Worldwide Index, which underlies the HSBC Worldwide Equity UCITS ETF. »


Announcement

Stanbic IBTC ETF 30 to launch on Nigerian Stock Exchange

Stanbic IBTC Asset Management is to launch the Stanbic IBTC ETF 30 on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). »


ETFs

WBI Investments to launch 10 tactical ETFs on NYSE Arca

WBI Investments, a provider of institutional and private client wealth management solutions led by Don Schreiber, is to launch 10 tactical exchange-traded funds on NYSE Arca. »


Index

Composition of JPX-Nikkei Index 400 to change for first time since launch

The composition of the JPX-Nikkei Index 400 is to change for the first time since the index was created in January this year. »


Green world

Most managers view increasing focus on ESG strategies as secular trend

The majority (87 per cent) of asset managers view the increase in attention to environmental, social, governance (ESG) strategies as a secular trend, according to the August 2014 issue of The Cerulli Edge – US Monthly Product Trends. »


Social media

UK finance industry welcomes Social Media Charter

Key figures from the UK’s financial industry have welcomed the launch of the Social Media Charter, which aims to ensure compliant use of social media. »


Canada flag

First Asset US & Canada LifeCo Income Fund confirms ETF conversion details

First Asset US & Canada LifeCo Income Fund has filed a final prospectus with Canadian securities regulatory authorities for its conversion into an exchange-traded fund (ETF). »


Platinum

Absa to launch platinum-backed ETF on Botswana Stock Exchange

Absa has received approval for the listing of 400,000 securities of its NewPlat exchange-traded fund (ETF) on the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE). »


Index

BlackRock Canada makes changes to XEF ETF

iShares is changing the way the investment strategy of the iShares Core MSCI EAFE IMI Index ETF (XEF) is implemented. »


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