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Zacks Index Services launches Summit Zacks Global Water Index

Zacks Index Services launches Summit Zacks Global Water Index

Mon, 15/08/2016 - 10:18

Zacks Index Services has launched the Summit Zacks Global Water Index, a factor-based global water index which will serve as the basis for the Summit Water Infrastructure Multifactor ETF, trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the symbol WTRX. »

Global events promote growth and innovation in ETF industry, says BMO report

Mon, 15/08/2016 - 09:53

The Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) exchange-traded fund (ETF) industry continues to grow with record-level net inflows of USD11 billion during the first half of 2016 and total assets under management of USD123 billion, according to a report by BMO Global Asset Management (BMO GAM). »

Tradeweb reports record breaking month in July

Fri, 12/08/2016 - 17:50

Tradeweb reports that July proved to be another record-breaking month for the European-listed ETF marketplace, with activity that surpassed EUR10 billion for the seventh consecutive month.  »

Second quarter results from Flow Traders show quarter on quarter improvement

Fri, 12/08/2016 - 09:33

ETF liquidity provider Flow Traders has published its results from the second quarter of 2016, revealing a quarter-on-quarter improvement in a slower market.  »

Direxion launches inverse ETF

Thu, 11/08/2016 - 13:43

Direxion has added a new exchange-traded fund (ETF) to its existing line-up of inverse ETFs, the Direxion Daily European Financials Bear 1X Shares (EUFS). »

Source finds second generation indices maximise risk-adjusted returns

Thu, 11/08/2016 - 12:19

ETF provider Source has conducted new analysis that shows that commodity investors can maximise their risk-adjusted returns by using ETFs that provide exposure to ‘second generation’ indices.  »

Gold displays resilience

Thu, 11/08/2016 - 08:05

Van Eck gold strategist Joe Foster reports that following the June 23 Brexit vote bond yields fell to record lows and gold rallied to two-year highs, reaching USD1,375 per ounce on July 6. In the US, subsequent strong economic results in manufacturing, retail sales, and housing created US dollar strength and gold consolidated its Brexit gains, declining to USD1,310 per ounce on July 21.  »

ACSI Funds hires ETF expert Kevin Quigg as chief strategist

ACSI Funds hires ETF expert Kevin Quigg as chief strategist

Wed, 10/08/2016 - 14:55

ACSI Funds, an asset management firm specialising in the use of proprietary customer satisfaction data as a leading indicator for security selection, has appointed exchange-traded fund (ETF) specialist Kevin Quigg as chief strategist. »

KB Asset Management licenses Hang Seng China Enterprises Index as basis for ETF

Wed, 10/08/2016 - 14:50

Hang Seng Indexes has licensed the Hang Seng China Enterprises Index (HSCEI) to KB Asset Management to serve as the underlying index for the creation of an exchange-traded fund (ETF). »

WisdomTree reports soaring smart beta sales could drive assets to USD1tn by 2020

Wed, 10/08/2016 - 12:17

  Nizam Hamid, (pictured) head of strategy at WisdomTree Europe, has commented on increasing flows to smart beta ETFs and what that means for the industry over the next four years.  »



Physical gold ETF sees increased demand

Tue, 16/08/2016 - 08:23


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