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ETRACS launches new ETN linked to S&P 500 VEQTOR Switch Index

Fri, 05/12/2014 - 09:00

UBS Investment Bank has launched a new ETN, VQTS, which is linked to the performance of the S&P 500 VEQTOR Switch Index, on the NYSE Arca. »

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New SPDR bond index ETF launched on Xetra

Fri, 05/12/2014 - 06:00

A new SPDR bond index ETF issued by State Street Global Advisors – the SPDR Barclays 3-5 Year Euro Government Bond UCITS ETF – has begun trading in Deutsche Borse’s XTF segment on Xetra. »

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NYLIM enters ETF space with IndexIQ acquisition

Thu, 04/12/2014 - 16:12

New York Life Investment Management (NYLIM) is making its first entry into the ETF industry with the acquisition of IndexIQ, the specialist in the liquid alternative exchange-traded fund industry.  »

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Venture capital industry witnesses performance revival

Thu, 04/12/2014 - 16:01

Venture capital funds produced average returns of 27% in the year to March 2014, higher than any other private equity strategy over the same period. Preqin's Christopher Elvin comments: »

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Nasdaq launches 21 new indexes

Thu, 04/12/2014 - 14:30

Nasdaq is to launch twenty one new indexes on Monday, 15 December, 2014. These indexes, which will begin disseminating on that date on the Nasdaq Global Index Data Services, are all switches from S&P. »

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Demand for smart beta investments on the increase, says Invesco Powershares

Thu, 04/12/2014 - 11:00

Demand for smart beta indices across Europe is growing, according to research conducted for ETF provider Invesco PowerShares. »

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TSE ETF/ETN market hits record high in November

Thu, 04/12/2014 - 10:00

The Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE)  ETF/ETN market reached a record high for the second consecutive month in November with monthly trading value of approximately JPY3.99 trillion. »

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November surge in Equity ETP flows propels 2014 asset gathering to new annual record, says BlackRock

Thu, 04/12/2014 - 09:00

Global ETPs attracted USD40.1bn to lift year-to-date asset gathering into record territory at USD267.9bn, with investors returning to equities after October’s stock market correction boosted fixed income. »

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Roger Bootz heads up public distribution of passive investment products at DeAWM

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 16:00

Effective 1 December 2014, Roger Bootz (42) is responsible for public distribution of passive investment products at Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (DeAWM). »

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Six out of seven IndexIQ Investable hedge fund replication indexes positive in November

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 11:00

Six out seven of Index IQ’s proprietary family of hedge fund replication and alternative beta indexes recorded positive performance in November. »

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etfexpress Global Awards 2015

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 09:15

Voting for the 6th edition of the etfexpress Global Awards is now open. The awards will be presented at a lunch ceremony in London. ... »

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Guide to relocation 2014

Guide to Relocation 2014

Mon, 24/11/2014 - 10:53

The GFM Guide to Relocation 2014 draws together in one volume the key points covering the relocation of investment funds and managers to the following major jurisdictions – The Bahamas, BVI, Guernsey, Malta and Ticino... »

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Hermes Chief Economist Neil Williams comments on the latest UK inflation statistics… ... »

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John Vail, Nikko Asset Management

Following the strong win by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the Japanese General Election, John Vail (pictured), Chief Global Strategist, Nikko Asset Management, sees further boosts for Japan from corporate profits moving through to wage rises… ... »

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