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Basic education is key to ETF growth, says study

Fri, 20/03/2015 - 12:00

Despite record growth in the ETF industry with US assets now topping USD2 trillion, less than one-third (32 per cent) of individual investors currently own ETFs in their portfolio.  »

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MSCI introduces diversified multi-factor indexes

Fri, 20/03/2015 - 09:00

MSCI Inc, a provider of equity factor indexes and models, has launched a series of Diversified Multi-Factor Indexes. »

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Source launches currency hedged share class to JPX-Nikkei 400ETF

Fri, 20/03/2015 - 06:00

Source has launched USD- and EUR-hedged share classes of the Source JPX-Nikkei 400 UCITS ETF, and reduced the annual management fee on the unhedged ETF to 0.20% from 0.29%.  »

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

Thu, 19/03/2015 - 13:00

Positive economic indicators during February, coupled with six per cent gain for the S&P 500 during the month renewed investor confidence in stocks, but once again, it was passively managed international- and US-equity funds that reaped the rewards.  »

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ETP providers speak up for Short & Leveraged ETPs as dangers of spread betting revealed

Thu, 19/03/2015 - 09:26

Three leading ETP providers,  Société Générale, ETF Securities and WisdomTree’s Boost joined up to speak to wealth managers and sophisticated investors on the benefits of Short & Leveraged Exchange Traded Products at the London Stock Exchange yesterday (Wednesday 19), on a day when the dangers of spread betting hit the news. »

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Two First Trust ETFs approved for sale to Chilean pension funds

Thu, 19/03/2015 - 09:00

The Chilean pension funds investment Risk Rating Commission, La Comisión Clasificadora de Riesgo (CCR), has approved two First Trust ETFs for sale to Chilean pension funds.  »

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Value Line provides research support for three Direxion Strategic Beta ETFs

Thu, 19/03/2015 - 06:56

Value Line is to provide Direxion Investments with research support for three Strategic Beta ETFs based on Value Line indexes. »

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BlackRock launches UK real estate ETF

Thu, 19/03/2015 - 06:00

BlackRock has launched the iShares MSCI Target UK Real Estate UCITS ETF, its second exchange traded fund (ETF) that aims to achieve a risk and return profile similar to physical real estate. »

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Nasdaq lists new Global X SuperDividend REIT ETF

Wed, 18/03/2015 - 12:30

The Global X SuperDividend® REIT ETF (SRET) has begun trading on The Nasdaq Stock Market. »

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IBA confirmed as new administrators of the new LBMA Gold Price

Wed, 18/03/2015 - 11:30

iShares is notifying unitholders of iShares Gold Bullion ETF (CGL) regarding a change in the pricing source used in the valuation of gold bullion. »

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etffexpress Awards 2015 - The Winners

etffexpress Awards 2015 - The Winners

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 14:58

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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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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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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