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Is your organisation at risk of a cyber breach?

Fri, 17/02/2017 - 12:39

That’s one of the key questions a panel of industry experts will be addressing at the GFM Cybersecurity Event in London in March. »

BBH US ETF survey reveals enormous further growth potential for the market

Fri, 17/02/2017 - 12:08

Ryan Sullivan (pictured), Vice President of Global ETF Services at Brown Brothers Harriman (BBH), is responsible for working with new and existing ETF sponsors to develop their ETF product and distribution strategies, and optimise their ETF business.  »

First Trust launches First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF

Fri, 17/02/2017 - 10:07

First Trust Advisors has launched a new actively managed exchange-traded fund (ETF) designed to give investors exposure primarily to investment grade bonds.  »

Research Affiliates launches smart beta ETF analysis tool

Thu, 16/02/2017 - 15:04

Research Affiliates has launched Smart Beta Interactive, a new website that provides investors information on factors and smart beta strategies, including past performance history, relative valuations, estimates of prospective alpha, and liquidity and risk attributions as well as other implementation characteristics. »

Flow Traders’ free float rises to 71.3 per cent

Thu, 16/02/2017 - 13:23

Flow Traders' free float has increased to approximately 71.3 per cent as major shareholders Summit Partners, Avalon and Javak have sold approximately 5.9 million shares to institutional investors in an accelerated bookbuilding process. No shares were issued or sold by the company. »

iShares celebrates first European ETF to surpass USD20bn in assets

Thu, 16/02/2017 - 13:15

iShares has declared a landmark for European ETFs as its iShares Core S&P 500 UCITS ETF is the first European ETF to surpass USD20 billion in assets. iShares writes that investors seeking an efficient strategic and tactical way to tap into optimism in the US tipped the fund past the threshold, while a thirst for ‘value for money’ and greater transparency continues to fuel investor interest in ETFs as a portfolio construction tool. »

Question marks

What differentiates asset managers today in the eyes of investors?

Thu, 16/02/2017 - 08:27

That’s one of the topics up for discussion at the Shaping Smarter Performance breakfast-briefing panel discussion on 9 March at The Reform Club, London, hosted by FIS and GFM (Hedgeweek, PrivateEquityWire & InstitutionalAssetManager). »

IndexIQ launches high yield low vol bond ETF

Wed, 15/02/2017 - 15:59

ETF sponsor IndexIQ has launched the IQ S&P High Yield Low Volatility Bond ETF (HYLV), describing it as the next generation of factor-based fixed income ETFs.  »

Global X launches founder-run companies ETF

Wed, 15/02/2017 - 15:49

New York-based ETF sponsor Global X Funds has launched the Global X Founder-Run Companies ETF (BOSS). Tracking the Solactive US Founder-Run Companies Index, BOSS will hold a basket primarily consisting of US large and mid-cap companies led by CEOs who are the original founders of their firms.  »

Tortoise launches water ETF

Wed, 15/02/2017 - 14:06

Tortoise Index Solutions has launched the Tortoise Water Fund (TBLU), an ETF designed to track the total return of the Tortoise Water Index, which comprises companies that are substantially engaged in the water infrastructure and water management industries. »

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