ETFs

Fixed income and commodity ETFs see strong quarter as equity ETF volumes fall

First-quarter data derived from trading activity on Tradeweb reveals a solid buying trend for fixed-income exchange-traded funds (ETFs) over the first three months of the year. »


Coins

Direxion planning iBillionaire ETF

Exchange-traded fund provider Direxion is planning to team up with iBillionaire to launch a new ETF, according to a regulatory filing made with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). »


Silver

Boost Silver 3x Short Daily ETP among top performing LSE ETPs

The Boost Silver 3x Short Daily ETP (3SIS) was among the top performing ETPs on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) in March 2014, returning 21.6 per cent. »


Two fingers

Global X Funds makes two senior hires

Exchange-traded fund sponsor Global X Management Company has expanded its team with the appointments of Luis Berruga as chief operating officer and Tom Lynch as senior compliance officer.    »


ETFs

Innealta Capital launches fixed income fund of ETFs

Innealta Capital has launched a new mutual fund, the Innealta Capital Tactical Fixed Income Fund, offering investors exposure to a wide spectrum of fixed income securities. »


Index

Barclays Bank makes additions to Atlantic Trust Select MLP Index

Barclays Bank has added four new constituents to the Atlantic Trust Select MLP Index, which is used as the underlying index in the Barclays ETN+ Select MLP ETNs. »


Ireland flag

The dawn of a new era for the Irish funds industry

By Brian Kelliher & David Lawless, Dillon Eustace – Since the establishment of the International Financial Services Centre in Ireland in 1988, Ireland has become a domicile of choice for asset managers seeking to establish regulated funds for distribution worldwide. »


Index

Three out of six MVIS investable hedge fund beta indices positive in March

Three of Market Vectors Index Solutions’ (MVIS) six investable Hedge Fund Beta Indices recorded positive performance in March. »


Farming

IQ Global Agribusiness Small Cap ETF marks third anniversary

IndexIQ’s IQ Global Agribusiness Small Cap ETF (CROP), the first exchange-traded fund targeting the small capitalisation segment of the global agribusiness marketplace, has turned three years old. »


Emerging markets currencies

Bargain hunters taking close look at emerging market debt, says Market Vectors’ Fran Rodilosso

Bargain hunters are slowly moving back into emerging market (EM) debt, with local currency funds recently seeing their first net inflows in more than nine months, says Fran Rodilosso, fixed income portfolio manager for Market Vectors ETFs. »


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