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GoldSilver.org issues warning over ETF, gold and silver price discrepancies

Texas-based precious metals dealer GoldSilver.org has issued an advisory to clients regarding variables in performance among different gold and silver investments including exchange-traded funds (ETFs). »


Asia Pacific

Asia Pacific ETF/ETP assets hit record high in June, says ETFGI

Exchange-traded funds and exchange-traded products listed in Asia Pacific ex Japan gathered USD4.85bn in net new assets in June, pushing assets to a new record high of USD96.7bn. »


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Barclays launches Women in Leadership index and ETNs

Barclays Bank has launched the Barclays Women in Leadership Exchange Traded Notes (ETNs) on the NYSE Arca Exchange under the ticker symbol WIL. »


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Tokyo ETF/ETN trading value recovered to above JPY2trn in June

Trading value in the Tokyo Stock Exchange exchange-traded fund/exchange-traded note market in June 2014 exceeded JPY2 trillion for the first time since April, with daily average trading value reaching about JPY97.7 billion. »


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Blackstone and Legg Mason choose State Street to service liquid alternative funds

State Street Corporation has been selected by Blackstone Alternative Asset Management (BAAM) and Legg Mason for liquid alternatives fund servicing. »


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Invesco PowerShares makes changes to three municipal bond ETFs

Exchange-traded funds provider Invesco PowerShares Capital Management has changed the name, underlying index and investment objectives of its three PowerShares Municipal Bond ETFs. »


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US ETF/ETP assets hit record high of USD24.6bn

Exchange-traded funds and exchange-traded products listed in the US gathered USD24.6bn in net new assets in June, pushing the industry to a new record high of USD1.86tn, according to data from ETFGI. »


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Covestor launches ETF portfolios with no management fees

Covestor, an online investment management company, has launched the exchange traded fund-based Covestor Core Portfolios, in response to increasing demand for low-cost, passively managed investment products. »


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SSgA appoints chief operating officer of US intermediary

State Street Global Advisors (SSgA) has appointed Nick Good as senior managing director and chief operating officer of the US intermediary business. »


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Vanguard launches five ETFs on TSX

Vanguard Investments Canada has launched five Canada-domiciled exchange-traded funds (ETFs) on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). »


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