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More asset managers are likely to apply for RQFII licenses, says Cerulli

Institutional investors remain underweight in China assets and are looking to increase their exposure to the mainland, according to Cerulli Associates. »


Inflows on the rise for US Dollar ETF, says BetaShares

A growing number of investors are looking to capitalise on a potential further decline in the Australian dollar, with trading data from BetaShares showing significant inflows into its US Dollar ETF in September. »

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S&P DJI and TSX launch two factor-based indices

S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI) and the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) have launched the S&P/TSX Composite Shareholder Yield Index and the S&P/TSX Composite Buyback Index. »

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Mirae Asset first foreign asset manager to list RQFII CSI 300 ETF in Hong Kong

The first exchange-traded fund tracking the A-share index launched by a foreign asset manager under China's Renminbi Qualified Foreign Institutional Investors (RQFII) scheme has listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. »

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PIMCO CIO Gross joins Janus Capital

PIMCO co-founder and CIO William H Gross is leaving the firm to join Janus Capital Group where he will manage the recently launched Janus Global Unconstrained Bond Fund and related strategies. »

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Investment consultants expect to boost institutions' exposure to alternatives

Gatekeepers anticipate increasing the proportion of alternative investments used in institutions' portfolios through 2015, according Cerulli. »

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DeAWM expands East Coast ETP distribution team

Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (DeAWM) has hired four regional vice presidents to support the growth and coverage of its US exchange-traded products (ETP) platform on the East Coast. »

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Solactive launches CK Low Carbon Indices

Corporate Knights Capital has partnered with Solactive to launch a family of low carbon indices providing exposure to companies in carbon intensive sectors, while maintaining exposure for companies in other sectors. »

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BlackRock expands suite of iShares currency hedged ETFs

BlackRock expanded its suite of iShares currency hedged exchange-traded funds with the launch of the iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (HEEM). »

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ETFS Foreign Exchange launches eight currency ETNs on Xetra

ETFS Foreign Exchange has launched eight currency exchange-traded notes (ETNs) on Xetra, allowing investors to participate in the performance of currency indices with a leverage factor of five for the first time. »

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