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Index provider challenges hedge fund performance

Fri, 24/07/2015 - 10:23

Tim Edwards, Senior Director, Index Investment Strategy at S&P Dow Jones Indices has investigated the news this week from ETFGI that ETF assets have overtaken hedge fund assets. »

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Investor research: Have your say!

Fri, 24/07/2015 - 07:50

The current economic climate may be difficult to read but it does present investment opportunities. Identifying these opportunities and the systems to support them is becoming an increasing challenge. »

WisdomTree expands Japan management team

WisdomTree expands Japan management team

Thu, 23/07/2015 - 13:22

WisdomTree Investments has appointed Junichi Kamitsubo as Head of Sales of its subsidiary WisdomTree Japan KK. Kamitsubo will oversee WisdomTree Japan's sales and distribution initiatives, working closely with Jesper Koll (pictured), CEO of WisdomTree Japan.  »

US SEC approves listing and trading of 18 Eaton Vance NextShares funds on Nasdaq

US SEC approves listing and trading of 18 Eaton Vance NextShares funds on Nasdaq

Thu, 23/07/2015 - 13:20

Eaton Vance Management (Eaton Vance), a subsidiary of Eaton Vance Corp. (NYSE: EV), announced today that  »

IndexIQ launches world’s first suite of 50 per cent currency hedged ETFs

IndexIQ launches world’s first suite of 50 per cent currency hedged ETFs

Thu, 23/07/2015 - 13:17

IndexIQ, in partnership with MainStay Investments, has launched three first-of-their-kind ETFs: IQ 50 Percent Hedged FTSE International ETF (HFXI), IQ 50 Percent Hedged FTSE Europe ETF (HFXE), and IQ 50 Percent Hedged FTSE Japan ETF (HFXJ).     »

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Lyxor reports first outflows in risk-based ETFs

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 14:23

Lyxor reports that European smart beta ETF market flows are still positive in the second quarter of 2015, but, growth is slowing, compared with the first quarter. »

Ivy Funds to introduce NextShares exchange-traded managed funds

Ivy Funds to introduce NextShares exchange-traded managed funds

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 13:58

Ivy Investment Management Company, a subsidiary of Waddell & Reed, is teaming up with with Navigate Fund Solutions, to support the launch by Ivy Funds of a family of NextShares exchange-traded managed funds. »

First Asset Canadian REIT ETF advisor units now available

First Asset Canadian REIT ETF advisor units now available

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 13:54

First Asset Canadian REIT ETF has completed the initial offering of its advisor units pursuant to a final prospectus dated 10 July, 2015, filed with the securities regulatory authorities of all of the Canadian provinces and territories in connection with the conversion of the First Asset ETF from a closed-end fund to an exchange traded fund. »

Ossiam launches Ossiam Shiller Barclays CAPE US Sector Value ETF

Ossiam launches Ossiam Shiller Barclays CAPE US Sector Value ETF

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 13:42

Ossiam, an affiliate of Natixis Global Asset Management (NGAM), has listed the next in a series of UCITS-compliant exchange-traded funds (ETF) tracking Shiller Barclays CAPE indices on teh London Stock Exchange.   »

WisdomTree launches Strong Dollar US Equity Fund and Weak Dollar US Equity Fund

WisdomTree launches Strong Dollar US Equity Fund and Weak Dollar US Equity Fund

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 07:39

Exchange traded product sponsor and provider WisdomTree has launched the WisdomTree Strong Dollar US Equity Fund (USSD) and WisdomTree Weak Dollar US Equity Fund (USWD) on the NYSE Arca.  »

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Wealth Adviser Awards 2015

Wealth Adviser Awards 2015

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 13:50

The Wealth Adviser Awards 2015 were determined by the votes of Wealth Adviser's readers, who include wealth managers, IFAs, fund managers, family offices, law firms, accounting firms and other industry professionals. This Special Report includes the full list of winners plus links to video footage of the Awards... »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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etffexpress Awards 2015 - The Winners

etffexpress Awards 2015 - The Winners

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 15:58

The etfexpress Awards 2015 for excellence among managers and service providers of exchange traded funds/products celebrate the achievements of firms that contributed to another year of significant growth in assets for the sector, with assets under management in ETFs/ETPs nearing the USD500bn mark.... »

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State Street Global Markets – Fund Connect

This Special Report unveils the ways in which State Street Global Markets' Fund Connect ETF platform is bringing new levels of efficiency to the the ETF marketplace, and includes expert comment from the perspective of an AP.... »

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