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Political tension in the US drives precious metals inflows

Mon, 22/05/2017 - 14:12

The weekly ETF flow update from ETF Securities sees precious metals inflows continue to rise for a second week at USD126 million, on the back of political uncertainty. »

Solactive launches Stable Income Europe Index

Mon, 22/05/2017 - 13:06

German index engineer Solactive has launched the Solactive Stable Income Europe Index, which is designed to replicate the performance of 50 European shares selected on the basis of a screening strategy blending together free cash flow yield, dividend yield and low volatility characteristics. »

Lyxor ETF marks 2017 growth

Mon, 22/05/2017 - 12:05

Lyxor ETF reports that it enjoyed a strong start to 2017, building on growing investor appetite to become Europe’s second largest ETF provider with assets under management of EUR60 billion. »

EMQQ comments on Alibaba’s results

Mon, 22/05/2017 - 09:55

Commenting on Alibaba’s quarterly and full fiscal year results, Kevin Carter, founder of EMQQ, the Emerging Markets Internet & Ecommerce ETF says: "The Chinese consumer is alive and well, and increasingly looking online to buy the goods and services they want. Revenue growth accelerated to 60 per cent and was strong in all segments of the company's business, while core Ecommerce revenue rose by 47 per cent, cloud revenue doubled, and media and entertainment revenue tripled. All of this is quite impressive, and the share buyback program is a positive piece of news as well." »

First Trust launched US large cap ETF on Xetra

Mon, 22/05/2017 - 09:39

First Trust has a launched the First Trust US Large Cap Core AlphaDEX UCITS ETF on Xetra and Börse Frankfurt. »

BlackRock Canada lowers management fees on three ETFs

Mon, 22/05/2017 - 07:57

BlackRock Asset Management’s exchange traded funds business iShares is lowering the annual management fees on three of its fixed income ETFs. »

UBS AM lists alternative beta ETF on London Stock Exchange

Fri, 19/05/2017 - 10:49

UBS Asset Management has listed the UBS ETF (IE) MSCI USA Select Factor Mix UCITS ETF on the London Stock Exchange. »

WisdomTree launches Barclays Yield Enhanced US Short-Term Aggregate Bond Fund

Fri, 19/05/2017 - 08:45

Exchange traded fund (ETF) and exchange traded product (ETP) sponsor and asset manager WisdomTree has launched the WisdomTree Barclays Yield Enhanced US Short-Term Aggregate Bond Fund (SHAG) on the BATS Exchange. »

Six BNP Paribas ETCs from industrial metals sector launch on Xetra

Fri, 19/05/2017 - 08:44

Six new exchange traded commodities (ETCs) issued by BNP Paribas Arbitrage Issuance BV are now trading on Xetra. »

QNB Suisse appoints SSGS for UCITS-compliant umbrella fund

Thu, 18/05/2017 - 17:20

QNB Suisse, a subsidiary of Qatar National Bank, has selected Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) in Ireland to help establish and support QNB Global Funds ICAV, its European UCITS-compliant umbrella fund. »


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