Currency cogs

Two ComStage equity index ETFs launched on Xetra

ComStage has launched two equity index funds on Deutsche Borse’s Xetra, providing currency-hedged access to MSCI Japan and the S&P500. »


China flag

DAX serves as basis for first-ever European ETF in China

The DAX index underlies the first exchange-traded fund (ETF) based on a European index that will be available in China. »


Africa

Market Vectors Egypt and Africa ETFs to begin accruing for potential tax liability

In response to a 10 per cent tax liability imposed by Egypt on dividends and capital gains from investments in Egyptian issuers, Market Vectors Egypt Index ETF (EGPT) and Market Vectors Africa Index ETF (AFK) will begin accruing for such tax. »


Birthday cake

Ossiam celebrates three-year ETF anniversary and USD2bn AUM milestone

Ossiam, the smart beta investment manager affiliated with Natixis Global Asset Management (NGAM), is celebrating the third anniversary of its smart beta exchange-traded funds (ETFs). »


Gold stars

AdvisorShares’ Madrona ETFs earn four-star Morningstar ratings

AdvisorShares, a sponsor of 25 actively-managed exchange-traded funds (ETFs), has been awarded a four-star rating by Morningstar for two of its ETFs for both their three-year and overall risk-adjusted performances. »


Germany flag

Boost ETP launches 3x short and 3x leverage ETPs in Germany

Short and leverage (S&L) exchange-traded product (ETP) specialist Boost ETP has listed four S&L ETPs on Deutche Boerse’s Xetra for the first time. »


ETFs

First Asset US & Canada LifeCo Income Fund to convert to ETF

The First Asset US & Canada LifeCo Income Fund's automatic conversion feature has been triggered and, as a result, the fund's manager has initiated the process to convert the fund into an exchange-traded fund (ETF). »


Exchange-traded note

Barclays launches Inverse US Treasury Composite ETNs

Barclays Bank has launched the Barclays Inverse US Treasury Composite Exchange Traded Notes (ETNs) on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the ticker symbol TAPR. »


Gold bars

Sprott Gold Miners ETF launches on NYSE

Sprott Asset Management has launched the Sprott Gold Miners Exchange Traded Fund on the New York Stock Exchange. »


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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