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WisdomTree Europe Hedged Equity Fund surpasses USD10bn in assets

Thu, 19/02/2015 - 06:00

WisdomTree’s Europe Hedged Equity Fund (HEDJ), which provides exposure to European dividend-paying exporters, while hedging out the movements of the euro relative to the US dollar, has surpassed USD10 billion in assets.  »

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STOXX expands smart beta offering with STOXX Sharpe Ratio index family

Wed, 18/02/2015 - 16:00

STOXX Limited has expanded its smart beta offering with the release of a new index family that selects components based on their Sharpe ratios.  »

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Source increases number of MDs to nine

Wed, 18/02/2015 - 15:00

ETP provider Source has promoted Kevin Gant, James King and Stephen Crowe to the position of Managing Director.  »

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PureFunds ISE Cyber Security ETF (HACK) exceeds one million shares in a trading day

Wed, 18/02/2015 - 09:00

The PureFunds ISE Cyber Security ETF (nysearca:HACK) exceeded one million shares traded on Friday, 13 February, 2015 bringing the total assets under management for HACK to over USD231 million.  »

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KraneShares launches China-focused ETF on BATS Exchange

Wed, 18/02/2015 - 06:00

KraneShares, a New York-based ETF company focused on providing investment exposure to the market in China, has listed the KraneShares FTSE Emerging Markets Plus ETF on BATS Exchange. »

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MSCI hires Tim Bradbury as VP, ETF Client Coverage, Australia

Tue, 17/02/2015 - 11:00

MSCI has hired Tim Bradbury as Vice President of ETF Client Coverage in Australia. Based in Sydney, he reports to Michael Anderson, Executive Director and Head of Client Coverage in Australia and New Zealand.   »

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Ossiam launches Shiller Barclays CAPE Sector Value Europe ETF

Tue, 17/02/2015 - 09:00

Smart beta investment manager Ossiam has listed a new UCITS-compliant exchange-traded fund (ETF) that tracks the Shiller Barclays CAPE Europe Sector Value Net TR Index on the London Stock Exchange  »

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UBS lists new ETF on the London Stock Exchange (LSE)

Tue, 17/02/2015 - 06:00

UBS Global Asset Management has listed a new ETF on the LSE – the UBS ETF (LU) MSCI EMU hedged USD UCITS ETF (USD) A-dis offering exposure to Eurozone equities with US dollar currency hedging. »

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Morningstar reports US mutual fund and ETF asset flows for January 2015

Mon, 16/02/2015 - 14:00

With the exception of US equity funds, all active Morningstar category groups had positive flows for the first month of the year, led by municipal-bond and sector-equity funds.  »

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Deutsche Bank to redeem six ETNs

Mon, 16/02/2015 - 12:00

Deutsche Bank has elected to redeem six PowerShares DB exchange traded notes (ETNs). »

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Six trends shaping the next generation

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 08:01

Just 20 years ago, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were novelties. Now, after two decades of explosive growth, they are firmly entrenched in the asset management landscape. Total US-listed ETF assets reached a record-setting USD2.0 trillion at the end of 2014, up from USD1.7 trillion a year earlier, and inflows totaled USD244 billion for the year. European ETFs also saw record flows in 2014; they attracted USD61.4 billion in new assets, more than three times the 2013 total. ... »

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Richard Hoey, BNY Mellon

Global gross domestic product (GDP) growth should accelerate somewhat in 2015 and 2016 from the pace of the last three years because of much lower oil prices, the avoidance of special drags on the world economy, and continuing easy monetary policies from global central banks, according to  BNY Mellon Chief Economist Richard Hoey. Hoey (pictured) made the comments in his February outlook.  ... »

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Watch out for a bounce in the euro

Tue, 03/02/2015 - 12:05

Following recent dips in the Euro, Jeff Keen, fund manager at Waverton Investment Management, offers his view on why it will rebound… ... »

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Guide to relocation 2014

Guide to Relocation 2014

Mon, 24/11/2014 - 10:53

The GFM Guide to Relocation 2014 draws together in one volume the key points covering the relocation of investment funds and managers to the following major jurisdictions – The Bahamas, BVI, Guernsey, Malta and Ticino... »

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Reasons to be bearish on oil

Mon, 16/02/2015 - 18:26

Despite the sharp falls in the oil price, the unwinding of speculative bullish positions that has reinforced downward pressure since the summer of 2014 is probably not yet over, says Viktor Nossek, Director of Research, WisdomTree Europe…  ... »

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