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Global ETFs and ETPs gather USD199bn in net new assets through end of Q3 2014

Exchange-traded funds and exchange-traded products globally have gathered a record USD199 billion in net new assets through the end of Q3 2014, surpassing the previous high of USD185.8 billion set in the first three quarters of 2012. »

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All bar one of IndexIQ’s investable hedge fund replication indices negative in September

Six out of seven of IndexIQ’s proprietary family of hedge fund replication and alternative beta indices finished September in negative territory. »


Changes made to Barclays OFI SteelPath Midstream MLP Index

Barclays Bank and OFI Global Asset Management are making changes to the composition of the Barclays OFI SteelPath Midstream MLP Index. »

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iShares launches Factor ETF series

iShares has launched a Factor ETF series as investors seeking exposure to global equity markets express more distinct views on specific drivers of risk and return. »

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Infrastructure Capital Advisors launches first actively managed MLP ETF

Infrastructure Capital Advisors has launched the InfraCap MLP ETF (AMZA), the first actively-managed ETF offering pure MLP exposure. »

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Source executive chairman Lee Kranefuss on ETF market developments

“What I think we are going to see is a redefinition of what asset classes mean in terms of beta and a re-expression through portfolios so that you when you buy an ETF it tracks what you actually think it should be tracking. That’ll be the next big change over the next five to 10 years,” says Lee Kranefuss (pictured), Executive Chairman of ETF provider Source when discussing the evolution of the ETF market. »

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DeAWM offers Japanese equity ETF at 0.09 per cent per annum

Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (DeAWM) has cut the annual all-in fee for db x-trackers Nikkei 225 UCITS ETF (DR) to 0.09 per cent per annum, making it Europe’s most competitive Japanese equity ETF in terms of all-in fees. »

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UBS ETRACS launches 2x leveraged US High Dividend Low Volatility ETN

UBS Investment Bank has launched the ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged US High Dividend Low Volatility ETN (HDLV) on the NYSE Arca. »


Invesco Powershares appoints head of product development EMEA

Invesco PowerShares, a provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), has appointed Nicolas Samaran as head of product development EMEA. »

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Source to provide indicative pricing for Euro STOXX 50 ETF

Source has subscribed to Interactive Data’s ETF Services and will now provide indicative pricing updates to investors every 15 seconds during US trading hours for the Source EURO STOXX 50 ETF (ESTX). »

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