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BetaShares US dollar ETF debuts as top 10 most traded ETF on ASX

Tue, 22/02/2011 - 06:00

BetaShares Capital's newly listed US dollar exchange traded fund (ASX: USD) was one of the top 10 most traded ETFs on the Australian Securities Exchange in its first two weeks of trading with assets under management doubling in the second week of trading. »

David Bower, Head of Marketing for iShares EMEA

UK retail investors increase investment in ETFs through wrap platforms

Tue, 22/02/2011 - 06:00

iShares, the Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) platform of BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE: BLK), has reported a 106% rise in its assets held on wrap platforms in 2010, as UK IFAs and retail investors increasingly turn to ETFs to implement their investment strategies. »

Hartmut Graf, chief executive officer, STOXX Limited.

STOXX launches global index family of over 1200 indices

Mon, 21/02/2011 - 12:18

STOXX Limited has introduced the STOXX Global Index family, more than 1,200 indices covering the global equity markets. Effective Monday 21 February, a new index classification system will also be used to further define the different levels of index services offered by STOXX. »

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Six new ETFs from iShares launched on Xetra

Mon, 21/02/2011 - 09:41

Six new equity index funds issued by iShares (BlackRock) have been tradable on Xetra since Friday. »

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ProShares launches first inverse TIPS ETF

Mon, 21/02/2011 - 06:00

ProShares has launched the first inverse ETF designed to provide exposure to Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS). »

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Strong US equity market fuels ETP growth

Sun, 20/02/2011 - 14:00

Strong markets in the US, which pushed the S&P 500 1.9% up, lured flows into US-focused ETPs, helping to offset the huge asset exodus driven by EM products, according to Deutsche Bank's US ETF Market Weekly Review. Other DM markets also contributed with inflows. »

Bruno del Ama, CEO of Global X Funds

Global X Funds launches first ASEAN ETF

Sun, 20/02/2011 - 09:55

Global X Funds has launched the Global X FTSE ASEAN 40 ETF (Ticker: ASEA), the first ETF listed in the US to target the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). »

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HSBC launches MSCI South Africa ETF in Europe

Fri, 18/02/2011 - 06:00

HSBC has added to its range of ETFs with the launch of the HSBC MSCI South Africa ETF which comes with a market leading Total Expense Ratio (TER) of just 0.60%.* »

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FTA's ETF assets top USD6bn; plans SmartPhone ETF

Thu, 17/02/2011 - 16:00

Assets under management for the exchange-traded funds advised by First Trust Advisers (FTA) now exceed USD6 billion. FTA launched its first exchange-traded fund in September of 2005 and has since grown its product line to include a total of 44 ETFs covering a broad range of equity asset classes and high growth market segments. »

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STOXX and DAX strategy indices licensed to RBS

Thu, 17/02/2011 - 13:57

The EURO STOXX 50 Monthly Leverage and EURO STOXX 50 Monthly Double Short indices, and the LevDAX x2 (monthly) and ShortDAX x2 (monthly) indices have been licensed to RBS Global Banking & Markets to serve as an underlying for four new exchange-traded funds. »

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The Wealth Adviser Awards 2015 were determined by the votes of Wealth Adviser's readers, who include wealth managers, IFAs, fund managers, family offices, law firms, accounting firms and other industry professionals. This Special Report includes the full list of winners plus links to video footage of the Awards... »

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