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. »


Handshake

Brian Jacobs joins Direxion Funds as president

Alternative investment solutions provider Direxion has selected Brian Jacobs as its president.  »


Tax

SEI launches tax-managed ETF strategies

SEI has launched a set of new tax-managed exchange-traded fund (ETF) strategies, designed to help financial advisors meet the growing demand for low-cost, tax-conscious investment strategies. »


Globe and currency signs

First active ETFs launch on SIX Swiss Exchange

SIX Swiss Exchange is expanding its offering with the addition of a suite of actively-managed exchange-traded funds from Swiss & Global Asset Management. »


ETFs

New Source ETF offers liquid exposure to European small and mid caps

Source has launched the Source Russell Europe SMID 300 UCITS ETF, providing exposure to the Russell Europe SMID 300 Net TR index, which offers liquid exposure to Europe’s small- and mid-cap equity markets. »


Tax

Luxembourg and the US sign Model 1 IGA

The US and Luxembourg governments have signed an agreement to improve international tax compliance and to implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). »


Globe

db x-trackers II Barclays Global Aggregate Bond ETFs launched on Xetra

Two new db x-trackers bond index funds from the exchange-traded fund section of Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management have begun trading in the XTF segment on Xetra. 

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Infrastructure

ProShares launches first ‘pure-play’ infrastructure ETF

ProShares has launched the ProShares DJ Brookfield Global Infrastructure ETF (TOLZ), the first exchange-traded fund providing “pure-play” exposure to infrastructure. »


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