EMEA

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. »


Money and calculator

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). »


Dollars

Amundi aiming to double AuM in ETF and indexing business in next three years

Amundi is targeting its exchange-traded fund and indexing expertise as one of the core axes of its development strategy, with the aim of reaching assets under management of USD100bn in the next three years. »


Special Report: Asian Private Equity

Special Report: Asian Private Equity

Preqin takes a detailed look at the private equity industry in Asia and how it has changed in recent years, including fundraising, investor preferences and deal activity. Plus, performance benchmarks for Asia-focused private equity funds by vintage year and key statistics in detail for Greater China, ASEAN, Northeast Asia and South Asia. »


Graph and pen

ProShares launches managed futures ETF

ProShares has launched the ProShares Managed Futures Strategy (FUTS), an exchange-traded fund that seeks to profit from rising or falling markets. »


Jigsaw pieces

SSgA selects Euroclear’s international ETF structure

International central securities depositary (ICSD) Euroclear Bank and State Street Global Advisors (SSgA) plan to merge a proposed 13 SPDR ETFs to an international ETF structure under Irish Law. »


Down arrow

All six MVIS investable long/short equity indices negative in September

All six of the Market Vectors Index Solutions (MVIS) investable long/short equity indices returned negative performance in September. »


Index

FTSE launches low volatility index series

FTSE Group and Research Affiliates have launched the FTSE RAFI Low Volatility Index Series, a set of global benchmarks that measure the performance of a basket of low volatility stocks weighted using fundamental factors, as opposed to market capitalisation. »


London Stock Exchange

Vanguard expands low-cost ETF range

Vanguard has launched four Irish-domiciled exchange-traded funds (ETFs) on the London Stock Exchange providing investors access to low-cost portfolio building blocks. »


ETFs

ARK Iaunches thematic active equity ETFs

ARK Investment Management has launched its first actively managed thematic equity exchange-traded funds (ETFs) – the ARK Industrial Innovation ETF (ARKQ) and the ARK Web x.0 ETF (ARKW). »


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