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. »


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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. »


Gold bars

Direxion updates tickers for two 3x leveraged ETFs tracking the price of gold

The ticker symbols have changed on two of Direxion Investments’ 3x leveraged exchange-traded funds (ETFs) – the Direxion Daily Gold Bull 3X Shares and the Direxion Daily Gold Bear 3X Shares. »


Accounts

Saxo Bank AuM hits record high

Copenhagen-based Saxo Bank saw assets under management reach a record high in the first half of 2014, with client deposits with the online trading and investment specialist exceeding DKK60 billion. »


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Quarterly coupon payment for Barclays ETN+ Select MLP ETNs

Barclays Bank has announced a quarterly coupon amount of 0.2771 for the Barclays ETN+ Select MLP exchange traded notes (ATMP). »


Merger

IndexIQ announces August M&A deal holdings in IQ Merger Arbitrage ETF

IndexIQ has announced the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deals which investors can gain exposure to through the IQ Merger Arbitrage ETF (MNA). »


ETFs

ProShares launches MSCI EAFE Dividend Growers ETF

ProShares has launched the ProShares MSCI EAFE Dividend Growers ETF (EFAD), the first exchange-traded fund that invests in the companies in the MSCI EAFE Index with the best track record of consistent year-over-year dividend growth. »


ETFs

PIMCO to launch three new ETFs and close four

PIMCO is launching three new actively managed exchange-traded funds – the PIMCO Fundamental IndexPLUS AR Active ETF, the PIMCO International Fundamental IndexPLUS AR Strategy Active ETF and the PIMCO Foreign Bond Active ETF (US Dollar Hedged). »


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