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DeAWM lists db X-trackers Mittelstand & Midcap Germany ETF on the LSE

Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (DeAWM) has listed its exchange-traded fund (ETF) providing exposure to Germany’s famous Mittelstand companies on the London Stock Exchange. »

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ALPS|Sterling ETF Tactical Rotation Fund launches

ALPS has launched the ALPS Sterling ETF Tactical Rotation Fund, which attempts to provide investors lower volatility, downside mitigation and better upside participation. »

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SSgA launches two SPDR ETFs providing access to 98 per cent of US equity market

State Street Global Advisors (SSgA) has listed two UCITS ETFs on Deutsche Börse Xetra, which between them provide access to 98 per cent of the US equity market. »

London Stock Exchange

UBS lists ETFs tracking FTSE 250 and MSCI Europe ex-UK indices

UBS Global Asset Management has listed two exchange-traded funds on the London Stock Exchange, providing exposure to UK mid-caps and continental European equities. »

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IndexIQ liquid alternative fund celebrates sixth anniversary

The mutual fund that helped launch the liquid alternatives product category, IndexIQ’s IQ Alpha Hedge Strategy Fund, is celebrating its sixth anniversary. »

Newspaper and money

First Trust launches actively managed Short Duration High Yield Bond ETF

FT Portfolios has launched the First Trust Short Duration High Yield Bond ETF, which will primarily invest in below investment grade debt securities as rated by Moody's Investor Services and Standard & Poors. »

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Two UBS ETFs launched on Xetra

Two UBS Global Asset Management exchange-traded funds, the UBS ETF – FTSE 250 UCITS ETF (GBP) and the UBS ETF – MSCI Europe ex UK UCITS ETF (EUR), are now trading in Deutsche Börse’s XTF segment. »


Index change for iShares 10+ Year Credit Bond ETF

The iShares 10+ Year Credit Bond ETF (CLY) will change its index effective 30 June 2014. »


Investors keen to learn more about ETFs, says Schwab

Even with a perceived proliferation of exchange-traded funds in the market today, two-thirds of investors say there is room for more, according to a study by Charles Schwab. »

Dr Christopher Buttigieg, Malta Financial Services Authority

Malta – regulation of AIF managers

By Dr Christopher Buttigieg and Dr Isabelle Agius, Malta Financial Services Authority – This paper attempts to summarise the legislative framework adopted in Malta for the implementation of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (‘AIFMD’). »

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