Acquisition

Janus Capital to acquire ETP provider VelocityShares

Janus Capital Group has agreed to acquire VS Holdings Inc, the parent company of VelocityShares, a provider of institutionally-focused exchange-traded products (ETPs). »


Australia

Market Vectors to launch MSCI World ex Australia Quality ETF

Market Vectors ETFs, the exchange-traded fund business of US-based investment manager Van Eck Global, is to launch a new international equities ETF on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). »


Four fingers

iShares launches four ETFs on Xetra offering access to strategy indices on MSCI World

iShares has launched four new equity index exchange-traded funds in Deutsche Börse’s XTF segment on Xetra. »


Investments

ProShares launches ProShares Morningstar Alternatives Solution ETF

ProShares has launched the ProShares Morningstar Alternatives Solution ETF (ALTS), the only exchange-traded fund based on a Morningstar index comprising a broad range of alternative strategies. »


ETFs

Euronext to list 12 new ComStage ETFs

Euronext is expanding its exchange-traded fund offering by listing 12 new ComStage ETFs on the Lisbon market. »


Newspaper and money

Fidelity launches first actively-managed ETFs

Fidelity Investments has expanded its exchange-traded fund (offering for investors and financial advisors with the introduction of the company’s first suite of actively managed fixed income ETFs. »


Up arrow

ETF flows on track for a record year despite moderate September, says BlackRock

Year-to-date exchange-traded fund flows have reached USD190.9bn globally and remain on track, despite modest September flows, to equal the record of USD262.7bn from 2012, according to BlackRock’s latest ETP Landscape report. »


Two fingers

Australian ETF market breaks two records in one month

The Australian exchange-traded fund (ETF) market rose to a new all-time high of AUD12.7 billion in September, despite a falling local share market, according to the BetaShares Australian ETF Review for September. »


Shundrawn A. Thomas

FlexShares celebrates third anniversary

FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds, sponsored and managed by Northern Trust, has reached a three-year milestone on its four inaugural FlexShares ETFs. »


Down arrow

European ETF market flows negative in September 2014

European exchange-traded market flows were negative in September 2014, breaking a one-year sustained positive trend. »


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