Five fingers

Vanguard launches five ETFs on TSX

Vanguard Investments Canada has launched five Canada-domiciled exchange-traded funds (ETFs) on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). »


Australia

Australian ETF funds under management reach new high of AUD11.6bn

Funds under management of Australian exchange-traded funds increased by AUD1.7 billion (17 per cent) to reach a new record high of AUD11.6 billion in the first half of 2014, according to BetaShares. »


ETFs

Equity ETFs flat in Q2 2014, says Tradeweb

Volume in equity-based exchange-traded funds stayed flat at 65 per cent in the second quarter of 2014, according to data derived from trading activity on Tradeweb. »


EU flag

European ETFs and ETPs reach record USD470 billion in assets, says ETFGI

Exchange-traded funds and exchange-traded products listed in Europe gathered USD5.76bn in net new assets in June and USD32.1bn year-to-date, which outpaces the previous high of USD20.5bn at this point in 2011, according to data released by ETFGI. »


Clock

Launch date announced for AdvisorShares Sunrise Global Multi-Strategy ETF

AdvisorShares, a sponsor of 24 actively managed exchange-traded funds (ETFs), is to launch the AdvisorShares Sunrise Multi-Strategy ETF (MULT) on 9 July 2014. »


Mutual funds

Mutual funds are top choice for accessing alt strategies, says survey

Mutual funds continue to grow as the vehicle of choice for accessing alternative strategies, according to the eighth annual alternative investment survey by Morningstar and Barron’s. »


Euros

Morgan Stanley and Source launch Euro MEMO Plus ETF

Source and Morgan Stanley have launched the Source Morgan Stanley Europe MEMO Plus UCITS ETF, which provides investors with provides exposure to the Morgan Stanley Europe MEMO Plus Strategy. »


Index

Efficient Minimum Volatility strategy best performing ERI Scientific Beta index in June

The Efficient Minimum Volatility strategy was the best performing strategy for the developed equity universe in June, both in absolute (8.54 per cent) and relative terms (2.20 per cent), according to ERI Scientific Beta. »


Sell

Lyxor UK grows institutional sales teams in UK and Northern Europe

Lyxor Asset Management UK has made three appointments to lead its growth in the UK and Northern European markets. »


Dollars

Global ETFs and ETPs reach new high of USD2.64 trillion in assets

Exchange-traded funds and exchange-traded products listed globally gathered USD34.8bn in net new assets in June and USD126.6bn year-to-date, which outpaces the previous high of USD106.4bn at this point set in 2012, according to data released by ETFGI. »


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