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ETFS Trusts to use LME pricing for platinum and palladium

The London Platinum and Palladium Fixing Company Limited (LPPFCL) is to revise the "London Fix" pricing benchmark processes for platinum and palladium after 30 November, 2014.  »


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Academic consensus is key to robust smart beta strategies, says ERI Scientific Beta study

A new publication from ERI Scientific Beta, the index arm of EDHEC Risk Institute, entitled “Robustness of Smart Beta Strategies,” reviews the importance of robustness for smart beta strategies. »


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Social media tips for investment managers

The rise of social media platforms like LinkedIn and Twitter has been unprecedented over the last couple of years. LinkedIn now has some 313 million users and in Q2 2014 its revenues rose by 47 per cent to USD534m reported the Wall Street Journal on 31 July 2014. »


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ETCs and additional ETNs issued by Boost ETP launched on Xetra for the first time

Eight exchange traded commodities (ETCs) and four exchange traded notes (ETNs) from issuer Boost ETP have begun trading on Xetra. »


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WisdomTree Europe names Director of Capital Markets

Exchange traded fund and exchange trader product (ETF and ETP) provider WisdomTree has appointed Zach Hascoe as Director of Capital Markets for Europe. »


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New SPDR bond index ETF launched on Xetra

A new bond index fund from the ETF offering issued by SPDR (State Street Global Advisors) – The SPDR BofA Merrill Lynch 0-5 Year EM USD Government Bond UCITS ETF – is now trading in the XTF segment on Xetra.  »


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SSgA launches first European ETF to provide short maturity emerging market bond exposure

State Street Global Advisors (SSgA) has launched the SPDR BofA Merrill Lynch 0–5 Year EM USD Government Bond UCITS ETF, which has listed on the Deutsche Börse, Xetra.  »


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Factor Advisors launches PureFunds Cyber Security ETF

US Bancorp Fund Services’ (USBFS) client, Factor Advisors has launched a new exchange traded fund (ETF) in conjunction with ISE ETF Ventures with PureFunds in its FactorShares trust.  »


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Exchange Traded Concepts launches first broad-based emerging markets internet and e-commerce ETF

Exchange Traded Concepts has launched EMQQ, the first broad-based emerging markets internet and e-commerce exchange traded fund (ETF).  »


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DeAWM takes steps to accommodate investor demand for ASHR and ASHS ETFs

Due to high investor demand, the Deutsche X-trackers Harvest CSI 300 China A-Shares ETF (ASHR) and Deutsche X-trackers Harvest CSI 500 China A-Shares Small Cap ETF (ASHS) are approaching the limit of their currently available RQFII quota for purchasing China A shares securities.  »


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