Pan-European ETF AUM rises by 19.23 per cent in Q3

Pan-European ETF AUM rises by 19.23 per cent in Q3

Assets under management in the pan-European exchange-traded fund segment gained 19.23 per cent to EUR147.08bn from 30 June to 30 September 2009, according to a study by Lipper. »


IndexIQ introduces merger arbitrage ETF

IndexIQ introduces merger arbitrage ETF

IndexIQ, a developer of index-based alternative investment solutions, has introduced the first merger arbitrage exchange-traded fund designed to give investors exposure to global corporate merger and acquisition activity. »


First Trust launches ETF based on smart grid and infrastructure index

First Trust launches ETF based on smart grid and infrastructure index

First Trust Advisors has launched an exchange-traded fund based on the Nasdaq Clean Edge Smart Grid Infrastructure Index, a benchmark for the smart grid and electric infrastructure sector. »


Van Eck introduces Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF

Van Eck introduces Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF

New York-based asset manager Van Eck Global has launched the Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners exchange-traded fund on the NYSE Arca. »


S&P launches Eurozone Government Bond Index

S&P launches Eurozone Government Bond Index

Standard & Poor’s has launched the S&P Eurozone Government Bond Index.  »


Institutions and financial advisers optimistic about alternative investments

Institutions and financial advisers optimistic about alternative investments

Institutions and financial advisers continue to view alternative investments optimistically, despite their questionable performance, correlation and liquidity during last year’s global downturn, according to a survey by Morningstar and Barron’s. »


iShares sees growing demand for sector ETFs

iShares sees growing demand for sector ETFs

A report from Barclays Global Investors, the parent company of iShares, has highlighted expanding investor interest in sector exchange-traded funds. »


ETF Securities launches world’s largest exchange-traded currency platform

ETF Securities launches world’s largest exchange-traded currency platform

ETF Securities has launched the world’s largest and Europe’s first exchange-traded currency platform with trading expected to begin next week. »


Invesco gives Canadian investors access to PowerShares ETFs

Invesco gives Canadian investors access to PowerShares ETFs

Invesco has launched a suite of funds for Canadian investors which combine the key features of exchange-traded funds traded on US exchanges with those of mutual funds offered in Canada. »


European equity ETF AUM up 3.5 per cent

European equity ETF AUM up 3.5 per cent

European equity related exchange-traded fund assets under management rose by 3.5 per cent to EUR101.7bn during the week ending 9 November, according to a report by Deutsche Bank. »


Upcoming events

4 weeks 4 days from now - Hong Kong
4 weeks 4 days from now - Ulaanbaatar
4 weeks 5 days from now - Dublin
5 weeks 3 days from now - California
5 weeks 3 days from now - California

Upcoming training

Sun, 24/08/2014 (All day) - Dubai
Wed, 10/09/2014 (All day) - London
Mon, 29/09/2014 (All day) - London