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Deutsche X-trackers MSCI EAFE Hedged Equity ETF increases creation unit size

Wed, 13/05/2015 - 14:00

The Deutsche X-trackers MSCI EAFE Hedged Equity ETF (DBEF) increased its creation unit from 50,000 to 200,000 shares.  »

ETFs

RBC Global Asset Management introduces a suite of core equity ETFs

Wed, 13/05/2015 - 12:00

RBC Global Asset Management (RBC GAM) has launched the RBC Quant Equity Leaders suite of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), designed to offer investors and advisors diversified core equity exposure in Canadian, US and international markets.  »

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Investor research: Have your say!

Wed, 13/05/2015 - 11:29

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

Beverly Chandler

Currency hedged equity ETFs prove popular for UBS

Wed, 13/05/2015 - 09:50

Zurich headquartered Swiss bank UBS has offered ETFs since 2001 but stepped up with their ETF offering in the UK and across continental Europe just two and a half years ago. Andrew Walsh, head of UBS ETF sales in the UK explains that the bank saw strong potential in the UK, which was slower at taking to ETFs than other countries.   »

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Auspice Capital Advisors launches first ETF tied to Canadian crude oil

Wed, 13/05/2015 - 09:00

Auspice Capital Advisors has launched the Canadian Crude Oil Index ETF, which has begun trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "CCX".  »

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Invesco PowerShares launches Europe’s first S&P high dividend low volatility ETF

Wed, 13/05/2015 - 06:00

Invesco PowerShares has launched the PowerShares S&P 500 High Dividend Low Volatility UCITS ETF on London Stock Exchange. Further listings across selected European countries are to follow. »

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Assets in ETFs linked to MSCI Indexes reach record high of USD418bn

Tue, 12/05/2015 - 14:00

Assets in ETFs linked to MSCI indexes grew more than 12 per cent in the first quarter of 2015, reaching an all-time high of USD418 billion. ETF providers launched 56 products based on MSCI indexes during the period, three times more than the next index provider.   »

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Invesco PowerShares launches Europe Currency Hedged Low Volatility Portfolio

Tue, 12/05/2015 - 09:00

Exchange traded funds provider Invesco PowerShares Capital Management has launched the PowerShares Europe Currency Hedged Low Volatility Portfolio (FXEU), which has listed on the NYSE Arca.  »

Beverly Chandler

Source study finds professional investors favour ETPs

Mon, 11/05/2015 - 13:13

One of the key providers of ETPs in Europe, Source, has published new research which reveals more than two-thirds (68 per cent) of professional investors and advisers in Europe are currently using ETPs in the portfolios they manage, while a further 22 per cent have used them in the past. »

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BlackRock’s April ETP figures show European assets have reached USD500 bn

Mon, 11/05/2015 - 12:58

BlackRock’s April 2015 ETP report finds that Europe-domiciled ETPs hit USD500 billion in assets under management in the month the industry reached its 15th anniversary. While April flows of USD6.5 billion were less strong than previous months, inflows for the year so far remain at a record-breaking level. »

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Special report
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... »

Special report
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"... »

Special report
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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