ETFs

WBI Investments to launch 10 tactical ETFs on NYSE Arca

WBI Investments, a provider of institutional and private client wealth management solutions led by Don Schreiber, is to launch 10 tactical exchange-traded funds on NYSE Arca. »


Index

Composition of JPX-Nikkei Index 400 to change for first time since launch

The composition of the JPX-Nikkei Index 400 is to change for the first time since the index was created in January this year. »


Green world

Most managers view increasing focus on ESG strategies as secular trend

The majority (87 per cent) of asset managers view the increase in attention to environmental, social, governance (ESG) strategies as a secular trend, according to the August 2014 issue of The Cerulli Edge – US Monthly Product Trends. »


Social media

UK finance industry welcomes Social Media Charter

Key figures from the UK’s financial industry have welcomed the launch of the Social Media Charter, which aims to ensure compliant use of social media. »


Canada flag

First Asset US & Canada LifeCo Income Fund confirms ETF conversion details

First Asset US & Canada LifeCo Income Fund has filed a final prospectus with Canadian securities regulatory authorities for its conversion into an exchange-traded fund (ETF). »


Platinum

Absa to launch platinum-backed ETF on Botswana Stock Exchange

Absa has received approval for the listing of 400,000 securities of its NewPlat exchange-traded fund (ETF) on the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE). »


Index

BlackRock Canada makes changes to XEF ETF

iShares is changing the way the investment strategy of the iShares Core MSCI EAFE IMI Index ETF (XEF) is implemented. »


Gold bars

Direxion updates tickers for two 3x leveraged ETFs tracking the price of gold

The ticker symbols have changed on two of Direxion Investments’ 3x leveraged exchange-traded funds (ETFs) – the Direxion Daily Gold Bull 3X Shares and the Direxion Daily Gold Bear 3X Shares. »


Accounts

Saxo Bank AuM hits record high

Copenhagen-based Saxo Bank saw assets under management reach a record high in the first half of 2014, with client deposits with the online trading and investment specialist exceeding DKK60 billion. »


Money and calculator

Quarterly coupon payment for Barclays ETN+ Select MLP ETNs

Barclays Bank has announced a quarterly coupon amount of 0.2771 for the Barclays ETN+ Select MLP exchange traded notes (ATMP). »


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