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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. »

Barclays Bank to reverse split two iPath Volatility ETNs

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 09:55

Barclays is to implement a one-for-four reverse split of two series of its iPath ETNs on 9 August. »

Hang Seng Indexes licenses two ETFs from Fubon

Fri, 05/08/2016 - 09:43

Hang Seng Indexes has licensed the HSCEI Short Index and the HSCEI Leveraged Index to Fubon Asset Management Company for the creation of two ETFs, listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange.  »

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Recon Capital & Crow Point Partners launch Crow Point Dividend Plus Fund

Fri, 05/08/2016 - 09:05

Recon Capital, an investment firm and exchange traded fund (ETF) provider has expanded its product offerings by partnering with Crow Point Partners, a boutique investment manager with a long track record in global equity, alternative, and specialty fixed income strategies, to offer the Crow Point Dividend Plus Fund. »

Interest rate cut to increase demand for gold

Fri, 05/08/2016 - 07:57

Danny Dolan, CEO China Post Global (UK) has commented on the interest rate cut by the Bank of England and its likely effect on gold prices.  »

iShares comments on BoE rate decision

Thu, 04/08/2016 - 17:34

Commenting on the Bank of England rate decision, Wei Li, Head of Investment Strategy, iShares EMEA says: “The Bank of England has delivered more than the already heightened market expectation, both in terms of size of the QE program expansion and the inclusion of corporate bonds in the program - and this showed in the way the market reacted. It is notable that they also kept the doors open for future actions.  »



Physical gold ETF sees increased demand

Tue, 16/08/2016 - 08:23


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