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JP Morgan launches ETN Tracking Cushing 30 MLP Index

Tue, 20/06/2017 - 14:15

JPMorgan Chase Financial Company LLC (JPMCFC) has launched an Exchange Traded Note (ETN) listed on NYSE Arca under the ticker symbol PPLN that is designed to track the performance of The Cushing 30 MLP Index.  »

WisdomTree comments on accessing China A-Shares

Tue, 20/06/2017 - 13:45

Nizam Hamid (pictured), ETF Strategist at WisdomTree in Europe, has written a note regarding the likely inclusion by MSCI of Chinese A-shares and how investors in the UK can access these companies while the gradual change takes place. »

MPI introduces IQ test for smart beta ETFs

Tue, 20/06/2017 - 12:57

Latest research from MPI on Smart Beta ETFs introduces an IQ test that can help investors and managers measure the ‘smartness’ of the increasing number of non-cap-weight rules-based products on the market.  »

Adam French, Scalable Capital

BlackRock to take a minority equity stake in digital investment manager Scalable Capital

Tue, 20/06/2017 - 09:21

Scalable Capital has secured a EUR30 million funding round, led by BlackRock alongside existing investors HV Holtzbrinck Ventures and Tengelmann Ventures. »

Horizons ETFs announces ETF closure

Tue, 20/06/2017 - 08:11

Horizons ETFs Management and its affiliate AlphaPro Management are terminating the Horizons Managed Multi-Asset Momentum ETF effective at the close of business on Friday, 18 August, 2017 »

Dhandho Funds to close and liquidate the Dhandho Junoon ETF

Tue, 20/06/2017 - 08:09

The Board of Trustees of the Cambria ETF Trust is to close and liquidate the Dhandho Junoon ETF. Cambria Investment Management (Cambria) serves as the investment advisor to the Fund. Dhandho Funds serves as the sponsor and index provider of the Fund. »

ETF Securities reports third consecutive week of long gold outflows

Mon, 19/06/2017 - 16:07

ETF Securities’ weekly flows report reveals that bargain hunting drove USD79.7 million into long crude oil ETPs last week as crude oil slipped 3 per cent as US inventories withdrawals continued to disappoint. »

Lipper figures show increased assets to European ETFs in May

Mon, 19/06/2017 - 14:48

Detlef Glow, Head of EMEA research at Thomson Reuters Lipper reports that net inflows, in combination with negative market impacts, led to increased assets under management in the European ETF industry (EUR578.1 billion) for May, up from EUR570.6 billion at the end of April. »

Van Eck consolidates UCITS platform in Ireland

Mon, 19/06/2017 - 14:38

VanEck has announced the consolidation of its actively and passively managed UCITS platforms in Europe into a newly established legal entity in Ireland, the VanEck ICAV. VanEck’s actively managed funds were previously SICAVs domiciled in Luxembourg.  »

Cyber security: Invest in the biggest security story of our time

Mon, 19/06/2017 - 11:59

Cyber security has become a top priority for companies and governments worldwide and it’s easy to see why: the move to digital means that businesses have a greater reliance than ever on the internet for a huge array of functions. And can be seen from the almost daily reports of security breaches and high profile attacks, no individuals, businesses or even governments are safe. In the last year alone, we have witnessed cyber attacks on organisations of every kind, from US political parties to UK mobile phone operators. »

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