Dollars

EGShares Beyond BRICs ETF surpasses USD250m in assets

The EGShares Beyond BRICs ETF (BBRC), the first and largest emerging markets (EM) beyond BRICs exchange-traded fund (ETF), has surpassed USD250 million in assets after starting the year at USD22 million. »


Globe and money

Global ETFs and ETPs gather record USD160.5bn net new assets in July

Exchange-traded funds and exchange-traded products listed globally gathered USD33.8 billion in net new assets (NNA) in July, pushing year-to-date NNA to USD160.5 billion, according to data released by ETFGI. »


Coins

Direxion launches ETF tracking iBillionaire Index

Direxion Investments has launched the Direxion iBillionaire Index ETF (IBLN), an exchange-traded fund (ETF) that tracks the iBillionaire Index. »


Liquidity

Wilshire launches liquid alternative indices

Wilshire Associates has launched two indices designed to provide insight into liquid alternatives. »


Italy flag

Boost launches 3x short fixed income ETPs on Borsa Italiana

Boost ETP has listed Europe’s first range of 3x short fixed income exchange-traded products (ETPs) on Borsa Italiana. »


Four fingers

Four PowerShares funds now offer monthly income

PowerShares Canada has increased the frequency of distributions paid by its suite of dividend-income funds from quarterly to monthly. »


Birthday cake

Nashville Area ETF marks first year

LocalShares is marking the year end of the Nashville Area ETF (NASH), the first city-based exchange-traded fund in the US, with a 14.6 per cent performance gain. »


Index

All seven IndexIQ investable hedge fund replication indices negative in July

All seven of IndexIQ’s proprietary family of hedge fund replication and alternative beta indices were negative in July. »


One finger

One out of six MVIS long/short equity indices positive in July

Just one of the Market Vectors Index Solutions (MVIS) six investable long/short equity indices – the MV Asia (Developed) Long/Short Equity Index – produced a positive return in July. »


ETFs

Compass launches EMP US Discovery 500 Enhanced Volatility Weighted Index ETF

Compass EMP has listed a new exchange-traded fund (ETF) – the Compass EMP US Discovery 500 Enhanced Volatility Weighted Index ETF – on The Nasdaq Stock Market. »


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