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One out of seven IndexIQ investible benchmark hedge fund replication indexes positive in March

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 21:00

Just one of IndexIQ’s family of seven proprietary hedge fund replication and alternative beta indexes finished March in positive territory. »

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Nasdaq and KBW from strategic index partnership

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 18:00

Nasdaqand Keefe Bruyette & Woods (KBW), a Stifel company have formed a partnership whereby Nasdaq will assume responsibility for the calculation, dissemination and commercialisation of KBW’s family of financial indexes. »

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Deutsche X-trackers Harvest CSI 500 China A-Shares Small Cap ETF ups creation limit

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 15:00

The Deutsche X-trackers Harvest CSI 500 China A-Shares Small Cap ETF (NYSE Arca:ASHS) is to increase the number of creation units that it will accept from one creation to five creations per day, effective on trade date 8 April, 2015. »

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Divergence in monetary policy creates unusual state of affairs

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 14:13

ETF Securities Research and Roubini Global Economics’ latest quarterly survey finds a new operating environment for all asset classes, driven by steep declines in interest rates, down to zero or below in several instances. »

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BlackRock expands currency-hedged ETF range 

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 09:00

BlackRock has expanded its currency-hedged exchange traded fund (ETF) range with the launch of the iShares MSCI Europe ex-UK GBP Hedged UCITS ETF and the iShares JPX-NIKKEI 400 EUR Hedged UCITS ETF. »

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ValueShares cancels participation in BATS CLP programme

Tue, 07/04/2015 - 15:00

Value Shares has cancelled its participation in BATS Competitive Liquidity Provider programme, deeming that it is no longer need to promote liquidity following the registration of seven Authorised Participants with several additional AP applications also in progress. »

Beverly Chandler

Close to 20 per cent increase in AUM for European ETFs

Tue, 07/04/2015 - 14:50

Lyxor’s ETF figures for March show that European ETF market flows remained sustained with net new assets of EUR6.4 billion, nearly 20 per cent above one-year average flows. »

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Barclays makes changes to Atlantic Trust Select MLP Index

Tue, 07/04/2015 - 12:00

Barclays Bank is adding two new index constituents to the Atlantic Trust Select MLP Index as of the close of business on 9 April - MPLX LP (NYSE: MPLX); and Phillips 66 Partners LP (NYSE: PSXP). »

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Credit Suisse LAB Index up 0.29% in March.

Tue, 07/04/2015 - 09:00

The Credit Suisse Liquid Alternative Beta Index (CSLAB), which aims to reflect the performance of the overall hedge fund industry, finished up 0.29% in March.  »

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ALPS Equal Sector Weight ETF reduces net expense ratio to 0.30%

Tue, 07/04/2015 - 06:00

ALPS has announced a one-year fee waiver of 0.22% effective 31 March, 2015 for the ALPS Equal Sector Weight ETF (Exchange-Traded Fund) (NYSE: EQL), a series of ALPS ETF Trust. »

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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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Reasons to be bearish on oil

Mon, 16/02/2015 - 19:26

Despite the sharp falls in the oil price, the unwinding of speculative bullish positions that has reinforced downward pressure since the summer of 2014 is probably not yet over, says Viktor Nossek, Director of Research, WisdomTree Europe…  ... »

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