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First Asset Canadian REIT Income Fund to hold meeting to approve conversion to ETF

Wed, 27/05/2015 - 12:00

First Asset Canadian REIT Income Fund is to hold a special meeting of unitholders on Friday, 19 June, 2015 when unitholders will be asked to approve the conversion of the fund for a closed-end fund to an exchange traded fund (ETF). »

Beverly Chandler

Van Eck brings gold mining ETFs to the Deutsche Börse

Wed, 27/05/2015 - 09:38

Following on from April’s news of Van Eck’s launch of its first European ETF products on the London Stock Exchange, Van Eck Global Investments Ltd., the management company of the Market Ve »

ETFs

New Stoxx international exposure indices licensed to Source

Wed, 27/05/2015 - 09:00

STOXX has launched the EURO STOXX International Exposure and STOXX Japan International Exposure indices, which have been licensed to Source to underlie new ETFs expected in June 2015. »

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BMO Asset Management changes underlying index of BMO Emerging Markets Bond Hedged to CAD Index ETF

Wed, 27/05/2015 - 06:00

BMO Asset Management has made a change to the underlying index of the BMO Emerging Markets Bond Hedged to CAD Index ETF (ZEF).  »

NYSE

ProShares to close Aussie dollar ETF

Tue, 26/05/2015 - 13:00

ProShares announced it is to close and liquidate the ProShares Ultra Australian Dollar (GDAY). The ETF trades on NYSE Arca. »

Beverly Chandler

ANZ and ETF Securities launch first Aussie ETF joint venture

Tue, 26/05/2015 - 12:27

ANZ Banking Group has become the first Australian bank to enter the Aussie market in a joint venture announced today with ETF Securities to list six new securities on the Australian Securities Exchange.   The new venture, ANZ ETFS, will list ETFs linked to US dollar and the Chinese Renminbi via deposits at the bank, physical gold stored in its giant vault in Singapore and three equity index linked ETFs tied to the US and Australian share markets.   »

Beverly Chandler

SEB comments on the Japanese recovery

Tue, 26/05/2015 - 10:33

Following a recent trip to Japan, Sean Yakota, head of Asia Strategy at SEB has commented on the changes he has witnessed as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s stringent economic changes increasingly begin to show signs of success.   »

Mexico

First Trust cross lists First Trust Dorsey Wright International Focus 5 ETF in Mexico

Tue, 26/05/2015 - 09:00

First Trust Advisors has cross listed the First Trust Dorsey Wright International Focus 5 ETF (NASDAQ: IFV) on the Mexican stock exchange, Bolsa Mexicana de Valores (BMV).  »

Hong Kong

Vanguard launches first S&P 500 ETF on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange

Tue, 26/05/2015 - 06:00

Vanguard has launched the first S&P 500 exchange traded fund on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange bringing the number of Vanguard ETF offerings on the exchange to five. »

Wind power

Wind power deals account for 17 per cent of all infrastructure transactions since 2006

Mon, 25/05/2015 - 16:48

Stephen Yates examines Preqin’s latest data on wind power deals, including aggregate deal value, average deal size and the most prominent regions for wind power deal activity. »

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Special report
Wealth Adviser Awards 2015

Wealth Adviser Awards 2015

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 13:50

The Wealth Adviser Awards 2015 were determined by the votes of Wealth Adviser's readers, who include wealth managers, IFAs, fund managers, family offices, law firms, accounting firms and other industry professionals. This Special Report includes the full list of winners plus links to video footage of the Awards... »

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"... »

Special report
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.... »

Special report
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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