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KB Asset Management licenses Hang Seng China Enterprises Index as basis for ETF

Wed, 10/08/2016 - 14:50

Hang Seng Indexes has licensed the Hang Seng China Enterprises Index (HSCEI) to KB Asset Management to serve as the underlying index for the creation of an exchange-traded fund (ETF). »

WisdomTree reports soaring smart beta sales could drive assets to USD1tn by 2020

Wed, 10/08/2016 - 12:17

  Nizam Hamid, (pictured) head of strategy at WisdomTree Europe, has commented on increasing flows to smart beta ETFs and what that means for the industry over the next four years.  »

BetaShares launches ETFs to track global healthcare and global agriculture sectors

Wed, 10/08/2016 - 08:01

Australian exchange-traded fund (ETF) manager BetaShares has launched the BetaShares Global Healthcare ETF – Currency Hedged (DRUG) and the BetaShares Global Agriculture Companies ETF – Currency Hedged (FOOD). »

Citi launches C-Tracks ETNs on Miller/Howard MLP Fundamental Index, Series B

Wed, 10/08/2016 - 07:35

Citigroup Global Markets Holdings (CGMHI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Citigroup, has launched a new C-Tracks exchange-traded note, the C-Tracks ETNs on the Miller/Howard MLP Fundamental Index, Series B, due 13 July 2026 (MLPE C-Tracks). »

Oil ETP inflows at 17 month high

Tue, 09/08/2016 - 12:04

The Weekly Flows Analysis from ETF Securities shows that long oil ETP inflows are at a 17 month year high with investors injecting USD113 million, suggesting they expect the current price weakness to be temporary. »

Calvert Investments launches Global Energy Research Index

Calvert Investments launches Global Energy Research Index

Tue, 09/08/2016 - 07:07

Calvert Investments has launched the Calvert Energy Research Index, the seventh addition to the firm’s growing suite of responsible indexes and its second research index. »

BlackRock reveals a record month for ETP flows

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 12:06

BlackRock’s ETP Landscape report for July shows that global ETP flows registered USD55.2 billion, a record month for 2016. The flows were supported by relatively resilient markets and lower-than-expected signs of stress in the immediate aftermaths of the Brexit vote, the firm writes. »

Lyxor adds short-dated Gilts ETF to core fixed income range

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 11:57

Lyxor has expanded its range of core fixed income ETFs with the launch of the Lyxor FTSE Actuaries UK Gilts 0-5Y (DR) UCITS ETF. The firm writes that this new exposure completes Lyxor’s range of Gilts ETFs, giving investors the choice of short, all maturity or inflation linked Gilts, with a very competitive pricing advantage. »

Innealta Capital expands investment team

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 09:59

AFAM Capital has appointed Josh Kocher and Ray Chen to its quantitative division, Innealta Capital, a provider of managed ETF solutions to financial advisers, intermediaries and high net worth investors. »

db x-trackers II IBOXX Sovereigns Eurozone UCITS ETF to switch to direct investment policy

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 09:57

The db x-trackers II IBOXX Sovereigns Eurozone UCITS ETF is to switch from its current indirect investment policy to a direct investment policy with optimised index replication. »



Physical gold ETF sees increased demand

Tue, 16/08/2016 - 08:23


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