Four fingers

ETF Securities launches four equity index ETNs on Xetra

Four new equity index exchange-traded notes (ETNs) issued by ETFS Equity Securities Limited are now trading on Xetra. »


Research

Peak Capital Management appoints Brett Lapierre as director of research

ETF strategist Peak Capital Management has appointed Brett Lapierre in the dual role of director of research and chief equity strategist for the registered investment advisory (RIA) channel. »


Index

ETF Securities expands into index business

The ETF Securities Group has launched ETF Securities’ index unit, ETFS Indices LLC. »


Gold bars

Direxion launches first pair of 3x leveraged ETFs tracking the price of gold

Direxion has added two new 3x exchange-traded funds (ETFs) to its existing line-up of leveraged funds which are designed to track the price of gold. »


Up arrow

USD62bn in global AUM in S&L ETPs as investors rotate to equities from bonds

Assets under management in short and leveraged (S&L) exchange-traded products (ETPs) totalled a record USD62bn at the end of March, up USD0.7bn or one per cent from the end of February and up 6.7 per cent YTD, according to Boost ETP. »


Australia

Australian ETF market hits new high

The Australian exchange-traded fund (ETF) market continued to break new ground in March, reaching a record high of AUD10.5bn in funds under management, according to the BetaShares Australian ETF Review. »


Stack of money

Horizons ETFs' active and specialty ETF business surpasses USD2bn in AUM

Horizons ETFs Management’s AlphaPro's family of actively managed and specialty exchange-traded funds has reached USD2bn in assets under management (AUM). »


Fran Rodilosso, fixed income portfolio manager for Market Vectors ETFs

Unnatural forces still holding interest rates down, says Market Vectors’ Rodilosso

Interest rates continue to be held down by “unnatural forces” – the policies of the Federal Reserve – with the bond market focusing closely on how those forces will be withdrawn over the next 12 to 24 months, according to Fran Rodilosso, fixed income portfolio manager for Market Vectors ETFs. »


Alpha

Argentus launches series of dynamic alpha ETF portfolios

Argentus Capital Management has launched four new professionally-blended portfolios each comprised of both strategic equity and tactical ETF strategists. »


Japan flag

WisdomTree launches suite of currency-hedged Japan sector funds

WisdomTree, an exchange-traded fund sponsor and asset manager, has launched a suite of currency-hedged Japan sector funds on the NYSE Arca. »


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