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Longevity and well-being focused ETFs from Global X

Tue, 10/05/2016 - 15:39

New York-based ETF provider, Global X Funds, has launched the Global X Longevity Thematic ETF and the Global X Health & Wellness Thematic ETF. LNGR and BFIT are the tenth and eleventh ETFs in Global X’s suite of thematic funds, bringing the total under its “People” category to three funds.   »

IndexIQ launches ETFs with a momentum approach to fixed income

Tue, 10/05/2016 - 14:49

IndexIQ has launched ETFs that introduce a momentum investing approach to fixed income markets: IQ Enhanced Core Bond US ETF and IQ Enhanced Core Plus Bond US ETF.    »

Capital expenditure and human capital ETF from Nikko

Tue, 10/05/2016 - 14:28

Nikko Asset Management is launching an ETF that tracks a Japanese equity index consisting of firms that take proactive and efficient measures with their investment in capital expenditure and human capital. The ETF will be launched on May 24 and listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on May 25.  »

Amundi launches currency hedged Floating Rate Note ETF

Tue, 10/05/2016 - 11:54

Amundi ETF has added to its corporate bond offering by launching a currency hedged USD/EUR share class to its USD-denominated Floating Rate Notes ETF.  »

Three new ETFs from UBS

Tue, 10/05/2016 - 11:52

UBS Asset Management has listed three new ETFs offering exposure to commodity investments and emerging market bonds with currency hedging. Listed on London Stock Exchange, the UBS ETFs plc – CMCI ex-Agriculture SF UCITS ETF offers investors the opportunity to invest in a comprehensive broad commodities index while excluding any investments in soft commodities or livestock.  »

Solactive and BlueStar launch Israel economic exposure indices

Solactive and BlueStar launch Israel economic exposure indices

Mon, 09/05/2016 - 16:01

Solactive AG and BlueStar Indexes have launched the Solactive-BlueStar Israel Economic Exposure Index (IEEI) family, a pair of indices designed to reflect the segmentation of the Israeli economy between globally-oriented firms and companies primarily focused on serving the domestic economy.  »

WBS fractional share service aiming to ‘revolutionise’ ETF market

Mon, 09/05/2016 - 15:52

Outsourced dealing, custody and settlement services provider Winterflood Business Services (WBS) has unveiled a new trading service that will offer clients trading and custody of exchange traded funds (ETFs) on a fractional share basis from July 2016. »

BlackRock reports April ETF inflows of USD11.1 bn

Mon, 09/05/2016 - 12:15

BlackRock’s ETP Landscape report for April 2016 finds that the month saw global ETP flows of USD11.1 billion in April, with European listed funds contributing USD3.6 billion in net flows. Fixed income flows delivered nearly four times the total of equity exposures at USD8.4 billion versus USD2.2 billion in net flows, the firm writes. »

ETFGI reports new record high for ETF assets

Mon, 09/05/2016 - 12:12

ETF data provider ETFGI reports that assets invested in ETFs/ETPs listed globally reached a new record high of USD3.137 trillion at the end of April 2016. Record levels of assets were also reached at the end of April for ETFs/ETPs listed in the United States at USD2.217 trillion; in Canada USD77.42 billion, in Europe USD533.34 billion; in Japan USD145.93 billion and in Asia Pacific ex-Japan which reached USD125.21 billion, according to the firm. »

First Trust announces reverse share splits for two ETFs

Mon, 09/05/2016 - 11:14

First Trust Advisors has carried out 1-for-5 reverse share splits for two of the company’s index-based exchange traded funds – the First Trust ISE-Revere Natural Gas Index ETF and the First Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF. »


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