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DeAWM launches three new interest rate hedged ETFs

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 06:00

Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (DeAWM) has launched three interest rate hedged ETFs providing exposure to US dollar denominated investment grade, high yield corporate and emerging markets sovereign and quasi sovereign debt. »

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All six MVIS long/short equity indices positive in February

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 15:00

All six of Market Vectors Index Solutions (MVIS) investable Long/Short Equity Indices recorded positive performance in February.  »

Let’s Be Clear: Investor survey shows transparency improving in alternative investments—still work to be done

Let’s Be Clear: Investor survey shows transparency improving in alternative investments—still work to be done

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 14:08

Fund managers and investors are in a tug-of-war over the issue of transparency. Once content with a performance update, basic valuation and general market commentary, Limited Partners (LPs) are now digging deeper, asking more questions and requiring more information from General Partners (GPs) than ever before. »

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New TABB research examines growth in corporate bond ETFs

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 13:00

Bond ETFs can help institutional investors manage investment flows, enhance returns and limit transaction costs in the current liquidity environment, according to new research by Tabb Group. »

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Global X Funds to split shares of GF China Bond ETF

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 09:00

Global X Funds has approved a share split for the Global X GF China Bond ETF (NYSE Arca: CHNB), the first US-listed ETF to provide access to China's onshore bond market.  »

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Creation limit increased for Deutsche X-trackers Harvest CSI 300 China A-Shares ETF

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 06:00

The Deutsche X-trackers Harvest CSI 300 China A-Shares ETF (ASHR) is to increase the number of creation units that it will accept from one creation to 25 creations per day, effective 2 March, 2015. »

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Invesco PowerShares named "Best Smart Beta ETF Provider" by etfexpress

Mon, 02/03/2015 - 15:00

Invesco PowerShares Capital Management has been named "Best Smart Beta ETF Provider" by etfexpress. The annual etfexpress Global Awards recognise excellence among managers and service providers of exchanged traded funds around the world. »

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Lattice Strategies launches inaugural suite of ETFs

Mon, 02/03/2015 - 13:00

Investment management firm Lattice Strategies has launched its inaugural suite of three exchange-traded funds (ETFs) on the New York Stock Exchange.  »

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Fixed income and commodity ETFs/ETPs globally have 3rd best month for Net Inflows in January

Mon, 02/03/2015 - 09:00

Net inflows in January of USD13.3 billion into fixed income products and USD5.2 billion of net inflows into commodity ETFs/ETPs globally ranked as the third largest months on record for both asset classes.  »

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BATS Exchange welcomes new iShares ETF

Mon, 02/03/2015 - 06:00

The iShares US Fixed Income Balanced Risk Exchange Traded Fund (ETF)  (INC) has begun trading on BATS Exchange. »

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Article

Six trends shaping the next generation

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 08:01

Just 20 years ago, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were novelties. Now, after two decades of explosive growth, they are firmly entrenched in the asset management landscape. Total US-listed ETF assets reached a record-setting USD2.0 trillion at the end of 2014, up from USD1.7 trillion a year earlier, and inflows totaled USD244 billion for the year. European ETFs also saw record flows in 2014; they attracted USD61.4 billion in new assets, more than three times the 2013 total. ... »

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Richard Hoey, BNY Mellon

Global gross domestic product (GDP) growth should accelerate somewhat in 2015 and 2016 from the pace of the last three years because of much lower oil prices, the avoidance of special drags on the world economy, and continuing easy monetary policies from global central banks, according to  BNY Mellon Chief Economist Richard Hoey. Hoey (pictured) made the comments in his February outlook.  ... »

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Watch out for a bounce in the euro

Tue, 03/02/2015 - 12:05

Following recent dips in the Euro, Jeff Keen, fund manager at Waverton Investment Management, offers his view on why it will rebound… ... »

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Guide to relocation 2014

Guide to Relocation 2014

Mon, 24/11/2014 - 10:53

The GFM Guide to Relocation 2014 draws together in one volume the key points covering the relocation of investment funds and managers to the following major jurisdictions – The Bahamas, BVI, Guernsey, Malta and Ticino... »

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Reasons to be bearish on oil

Mon, 16/02/2015 - 18:26

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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