Index

Global X Funds changes index and names of two ETFs

New York-based exchange-traded fund provider Global X Funds is changing the indices and names of two of its ETFs. »


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db X-trackers Harvest CSI 300 China A-Shares Fund approved by Chilean pension registrar

The db X-trackers Harvest CSI 300 China A-Shares Fund (ASHR) has been approved for registration by the Comisión Calificadora de Riesgo (CCR) for distribution among Chilean pension funds. »


Currency cogs

ETF Securities launches five currency ETNs on Xetra

Five exchange-traded notes on currency baskets from the ETF Securities product offering have begun trading on Xetra. »


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PIMCO and Source list two ETFs on SIX Swiss Exchange

Investment management firm PIMCO and exchange-traded product provider Source have listed two exchange-traded funds on the SIX Swiss Exchange. »


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Source hires senior UK and Ireland managing director

Exchange-traded product (ETP) provider Source has appointed David Lake as managing director, UK and Ireland coverage. »


ETFs

Calamos-focused growth ETF lists on Nasdaq OMX

Calamos Investments has listed the Calamos Focused Growth ETF (CFGE) on The Nasdaq Stock Market. »


Traders

BATS Chi-X Europe extends interoperable trading to include ETFs

BATS Chi-X Europe, the European stock exchange, has extended interoperable clearing to include exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and exchange-traded products (ETPs). »


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BetaShares appoints chief economist

Australian exchange-traded fund provider BetaShares has appointed David Bassanese as chief economist. »


Fran Rodilosso

Fed notes show ongoing struggle to find ‘exit strategy’ from monetary easing, says Rodilosso

The most recent notes released following the June meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) show members continuing to struggle to find an “elegant exit” from a period of extraordinary monetary easing, says Fran Rodilosso, fixed income portfolio manager for Market Vectors ETFs. »


Dollars

Fidelity Investments’ passive sector ETFs surpass USD1bn in assets

Fidelity Investments’ 10 passively managed sector exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have surpassed USD1 billion in managed assets since trading began eight months ago. »


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