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Beverly Chandler

UniCredit comes back to ETF market with Xetra offering

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 11:16

Structured Invest SA, a wholly owned subsidiary of UniCredit Bank AG, has launched its first ETF on Deutsche Borse’s Xetra covering European convertible bonds. UniCredit subsidiary HVB sold its Indexchange ETF unit to Barclays in 2007, so this new product marks UniCredit's return to the ETF market. »

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New Deka equity index ETF launches on Xetra

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 11:00

A new equity index ETF issued by Deka Investment GmbH is now trading in Deutsche Börse’s XTF segment. This is a new asset class for the Deka EURO STOXX 50 already tradable on Xetra, but the income is accumulated rather than distributed.  »

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AccuShares launches first ETF based on CBOE Volatility Index

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 09:00

AccuShares Investment Management has launched the first Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) designed  to track the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX). The fund is the first of what AccuShares expects will be a suite of ETFs.   »

Shares

Accumulating shares now available on two popular Source ETFs

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 07:40

Source has launched accumulation shares for two fixed income ETFs. They provide access to the PIMCO Euro Short Maturity Source UCITS ETF (PJSR GY), and the EUR922 million PIMCO Short-Term High Yield Corporate Bond Index Source UCITS ETF (STYC LN). »

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F-Squared partners with Soho Asset Management

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 13:45

F-Squared Investments has partnered with SoHo Asset Management (SoHo) to use its Portfolio Replication Technology investment capabilities to create and manage model portfolios for SoHo’s clients in Singapore and the United States under SoHo’s Replicas brand. »

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Shareholders approve ETF conversion for Nuveen Long/Short Commodity Total Return Fund

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 13:00

Shareholders of the Nuveen Long/Short Commodity Total Return Fund (CTF), have approved the plan to convert the fund into open-ended exchange-traded fund (ETF). The conversion plan is also contingent on customary regulatory approvals. »

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Euronext and the Shenzhen Stock Exchange sign MOU

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 10:46

Euronext and China's Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SZSE) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to enhance the development of ETPs in the Republic of China and the Euronext markets. »

Beverly Chandler

Study finds US institutional bond ETF usage set to increase

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 09:50

US research firm Greenwich Associates interviewed 128 US-based institutional investors between January and March 2015 about their use and perceptions of fixed-income ETFs.   »

ETFs

Nasdaq lists two AccuShares Spot CBOE VIX ETFs

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 09:00

AccuShares Investment Management has listed two new exchange-traded funds (ETFs), AccuShares Spot CBOE VIX ETF Up Class Shares (VXUP) and Down Class Shares (VXDN), on The Nasdaq Stock Market.  »

Matt Schreiber

WBI ranks No1 in active ETF sales

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 06:00

WBI ranks as number 1 in terms of active exchange traded fund (ETF) sales in the first four months of of 2015, with an asset raise of well over USD200 million.  »

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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"... »

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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.... »

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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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