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Source backs Movember foundation

Fri, 28/11/2014 - 18:30

Exchange traded product (ETP) provider Source is throwing its facial resources behind the charitable efforts of the Movember Foundation.  »

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Smart beta funds helping investors manage portfolio volatility

Fri, 28/11/2014 - 15:30

The global ETF market has seen its assets balloon to USD2.7tn according to Markit, a financial information services firm. This has largely been helped by increased adoption among European investors.  »

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WisdomTree Europe hires Head of Sales for Europe

Fri, 28/11/2014 - 12:30

Exchange traded fund (ETF) and exchange traded product (ETP) provider WisdomTree has appointed Nick Shellard as Head of Sales at WisdomTree Europe. »

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Direxion Investments announces reverse share splits of two leveraged ETFs

Fri, 28/11/2014 - 09:00

Direxion Investments is to execute reverse share splits for two of its leveraged exchange-traded funds (ETFs) – the Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Bull 3X Shares (JNUG) and  Direxion Daily Russia Bull 3X Shares (RUSL).  »

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Russell sets schedule to close Equity ETF

Thu, 27/11/2014 - 16:30

The Board of Trustees of Russell Exchange Traded Funds Trust has authorised the orderly termination and liquidation of the Russell Equity ETF (ONEF) on or before 6 February, 2015. »

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BOOST launches Europe’s first 3x leverage gilts fixed income ETP on LSE

Thu, 27/11/2014 - 13:00

BOOST ETP has listed Europe’s first ever 3x leverage Gilts 10Y Fixed Income ETP (3GIL) on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). It is also Europe’s first 3x leverage Fixed Income ETP to be listed on any European Exchange. »

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Amundi ETF launches the cheapest JPX-Nikkei 400 ETF in Europe

Thu, 27/11/2014 - 09:00

Amundi ETF is adding to its Japanese equity range by offering an ETF, listed on Euronext Paris, which tracks the JPX-Nikkei 400 Total Net Return Index. »

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DAX licensed to Fortune SG for first passive index fund in China

Thu, 27/11/2014 - 06:00

Deutsche Börse has licensed DAX to Shanghai-based fund company Fortune SG Fund Management Co to serve as the basis of the first index fund to be developed in China. »

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WisdomTree Equity Income Fund (DHS) surpasses USD1bn in assets

Wed, 26/11/2014 - 10:00

Exchange traded fund ETF and exchange traded product (ETP) sponsor WisdomTree’s Equity Income Fund (DHS) has surpassed USD1 billion in assets.  »

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Actively managed exchange-traded funds emerge as a quiet success story, says Cerulli

Wed, 26/11/2014 - 09:00

Net new flows (NNF) into active exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in the nine months to September 2014 hit almost EUR1.6 billion (USD2.2 billion).  »

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etfexpress Global Awards 2015

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 09:15

Voting for the 6th edition of the etfexpress Global Awards is now open. The awards will be presented at a lunch ceremony in London. ... »

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Guide to relocation 2014

Guide to Relocation 2014

Mon, 24/11/2014 - 10:53

The GFM Guide to Relocation 2014 draws together in one volume the key points covering the relocation of investment funds and managers to the following major jurisdictions – The Bahamas, BVI, Guernsey, Malta and Ticino... »

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Neil Williams, Hermes

Hermes Chief Economist Neil Williams comments on the latest UK inflation statistics… ... »

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John Vail, Nikko Asset Management

Following the strong win by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the Japanese General Election, John Vail (pictured), Chief Global Strategist, Nikko Asset Management, sees further boosts for Japan from corporate profits moving through to wage rises… ... »

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