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Van Eck to launch first China bond-focused ETF in the US

Van Eck Global has launched the Market Vectors ChinaAMC China Bond ETF (CBON), a US‐listed exchange-traded fund designed to provide investors with direct access to China’s onshore bond market. »


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NYSSA forum to focus on ETPs

The New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA) will examine one of the fastest-growing and most dynamic asset classes on the market today with its ETP Trading and Investing Forum on 19 November. »


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ISE ETF Ventures launches ISE Cyber Security Index

ISE ETF Ventures has launched the ISE Cyber Security Index (HXR), an index allowing investors to take advantage of event-driven news and long term economic trends in the cyber security and information technology space. »


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Beaumont Capital Management makes key hire

Beaumont Capital Management (BCM), a provider of quantitative, ETF-based investment portfolios, has appointed Robert Peatman as director of national sales. »


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Nasdaq buyback index launches as ETF in Europe

The Nasdaq Global Buyback Achievers Index is serving as the basis for Invesco PowerShares' most recent exchange-traded fund launch – the PowerShares Global Buyback Achievers UCITS ETF (BUYB). »


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Two First Trust ETFs approved for Mexican funded pensions

The Mexican pension funds investment regulator, La Comisión Nacional del Sistema de Ahorro para el Retiro (CONSAR), has approved two First Trust exchange-traded funds for sale to Mexican funded pensions, known as AFORES. »


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Australian ETF market hits record AUD13 billion

The Australian exchange-traded fund market reached a fresh record high in October as funds under management rose by AUD708m (5.5 per cent) to AUD13.4 billion. »


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Vident Financial reaches USD1bn AUM milestone in one year

Almost a year after the launch of its first exchange-traded fund, Vident Financial has reached the USD1 billion assets under management (AUM) milestone. »


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Source launches Europe’s first biotech ETF

Source has launched the Source NASDAQ Biotech UCITS ETF, the first Europe-listed ETF to track the NASDAQ Biotechnology Index. »


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European ETFs and ETPs gathered USD8.7 billion NNA in October, says ETFGI

European exchange-traded funds and exchange-traded products gathered USD8.7bn in net new assets (NNA) in October 2014, according to research released by ETFGI. »


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