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Lipper figures show record August for European ETFs

Mon, 26/09/2016 - 12:13

The latest European ETF Market Review from Thomson Reuters Lipper shows that assets under management in the European ETF industry increased from EUR473.5 billion for July to a new all-time high of EUR480.5 billion at the end of August. »

Emerging market countries enjoy relatively low indebtedness

Mon, 26/09/2016 - 10:01

ETF provider Source has conducted new analysis that shows  the relatively low indebtedness of emerging market (EM) countries, with Russia and Indonesia among the ‘stars’ that have shrinking debt burdens financed domestically.  »

55 Capital provides United Advisors with dynamically managed ETF strategies

Fri, 23/09/2016 - 13:30

Wealth management firm United Advisors has teamed up with 55 Capital to provide its financial advisers with access to all five of 55 Capital’s dynamically managed ETF strategies. »

First Asset launches ETFs actively managed by Cambridge Global Asset Management

Fri, 23/09/2016 - 13:28

First Asset Investment Management has launched the First Asset Cambridge Core Canadian Equity ETF (FCE) and First Asset Cambridge Core U. Equity ETF (FCY, FCY.B) on the Toronto Stock Exchange. »

The difficulty in judging smart beta

Fri, 23/09/2016 - 12:00

Craig Lazzara, Global Head of Index Investment Strategy for S&P Dow Jones Indices writes that it is difficult for investors to judge smart beta, as it takes subtlety to evaluate a smart beta strategy against the claims that its vendor make. »

PowerShares launches Variable Rate Investment Grade Portfolio

Fri, 23/09/2016 - 08:34

Invesco PowerShares Capital Management has launched the PowerShares Variable Rate Investment Grade Portfolio (VRIG), an exchange-traded fund (ETF) that will be actively managed by IFI.  »

Elkhorn lists Fundamental Commodity Strategy ETF on Bats

Fri, 23/09/2016 - 08:32

Elkhorn has listed the Elkhorn Fundamental Commodity Strategy ETF (RCOM) on the Bats ETF Marketplace, the firm’s third listing on the exchange. »

Is the gold rally finished asks WisdomTree

Thu, 22/09/2016 - 14:31

The latest Short & Leveraged report from WisdomTree finds that the gold rally petered out in August, with prices dipping as investors appraised valuations after seeing double digit gains across the previous two months.  »

ZyFin lists Europe’s first physically replicated Indian equity ETF

Thu, 22/09/2016 - 12:09

ZyFin Holdings, together with its London-based ETF distribution partner First Trust Global Portfolios, has listed Europe’s first physically replicated Indian equity ETF – The LAM ZyFin MSCI India UCITS ETF – on the London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Börse. »

Bond market difficulties increasing use of bond ETFs by institutions

Thu, 22/09/2016 - 10:10

A new report from Greenwich Associates finds that the difficult trading environment in bond markets is fuelling the use of bond ETFs in institutional portfolios.  »

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