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John Hancock Investments selects Dimensional Fund Advisors to manage suite of multifactor ETFs

Tue, 14/07/2015 - 14:04

John Hancock Investments has selected Dimensional Fund Advisors to manage six multifactor exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Dimensional employs a rules-based, or strategic beta, approach. »

Luba Nikulina

Alternative assets no longer considered alternative, says Towers Watson survey

Mon, 13/07/2015 - 13:40

Total assets managed by the Top 100 alternative investment managers globally reached USD3.5 trillion in 2014 (USD3.3 trillion in 2013), according to research produced by Towers Watson.  »

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TAIFEX to launch RMB FX futures

Mon, 13/07/2015 - 13:36

The Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX) is to launch two RMB FX futures contracts, the USD/CNT FX futures (RTF) and the USD/CNH FX futures (RHF) on 20 July, 2015.  »

Beverly Chandler

Survey finds boutique asset managers use ETFs for focused portfolio construction

Mon, 13/07/2015 - 09:22

A survey conducted by research firm TABB Group for SunGard has revealed that boutique asset managers are increasingly losing their home country bias in the search for investment growth. »

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First Asset Canadian REIT Income Fund confirms ETF conversion details

Mon, 13/07/2015 - 09:13

First Asset Canadian REIT Income Fund has filed a final prospectus dated 10 July, 2015, with the securities regulatory authorities of all of the provinces and territories of Canada in connection with its conversion into an exchange-traded fund (ETF).   »

Barry Gordon

First Asset's CanBanc Income Corp to convert to an ETF

Mon, 13/07/2015 - 07:30

The shareholders of First Assets Investment Management’s CanBanc Income Corp have approved the elimination of the Fund's fixed termination date and the conversion of the fund into an exchange-traded fund (ETF). »

Dennis Dijkstra

Euronext Amsterdam welcomes Flow Traders

Mon, 13/07/2015 - 07:24

Flow Traders, a global technology-enabled liquidity provider that specialises in exchange traded products (ETPs), has listed on Euronext Amsterdam. »

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All six IndexIQ investable hedge fund replication indexes negative in June

Fri, 10/07/2015 - 14:27

All six of IndexIQ’s proprietary family of hedge fund replication and alternative beta indexes recorded negative performance in June. »

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Lyxor launches range of five risk factor ETFs

Fri, 10/07/2015 - 14:25

As part of the recently announced partnership between Lyxor and JP Morgan, Lyxor has listed five ETFs designed to capture the low size, value, quality, low beta and momentum factors respectively within the European equity universe, on Xetra. »

Jill Cunliff

Principal Financial Group lists first ETF on NYSE Arca

Fri, 10/07/2015 - 14:12

The Principal Financial Group has listed its first exchange-traded fund (ETF) on the NYSE Arca, The Principal EDGE Active Income ETF, which is sub-advised by EDGE Asset Management, an investment boutique of Principal Global Investors. »

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Wealth Adviser Awards 2015

Wealth Adviser Awards 2015

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 13:50

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... »

Special report
Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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etffexpress Awards 2015 - The Winners

etffexpress Awards 2015 - The Winners

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 15:58

The etfexpress Awards 2015 for excellence among managers and service providers of exchange traded funds/products celebrate the achievements of firms that contributed to another year of significant growth in assets for the sector, with assets under management in ETFs/ETPs nearing the USD500bn mark.... »

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State Street Global Markets – Fund Connect

This Special Report unveils the ways in which State Street Global Markets' Fund Connect ETF platform is bringing new levels of efficiency to the the ETF marketplace, and includes expert comment from the perspective of an AP.... »

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