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Boost’s ETPs hit record USD518m trading volume in January

Wed, 11/02/2015 - 06:00

Boost’s ETPs hit a new record of USD518m in trading volume in January, adding up to a notional volume exceeding USD1.5bn.  »

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Credit negative SSGA ETF fee reductions point to a more competitive market, says Moody’s

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 17:30

State Street Global Advisors (SSG) lowered the management fees on 41 of its 146 exchange-traded funds (ETFs), last week. The median decline of the 41 ETFs’ fee rates was 15 basis points (bp), to 35 bp from 50 bp. »

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BlackRock appoints Deborah Winshel to lead Impact Investing Platform

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 13:30

BlackRock has appointed Deborah Winshel as a Managing Director and global head of impact investing.  »

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MSCI Barra Peer Analytics gives greater transparency to mutual fund performance

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 12:00

MSCI, a provider of investment decision support tools worldwide, has launched MSCI Barra Peer Analytics, a new tool to provide a factor-based analysis of mutual funds.  »

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European ETFs/ETPs gathered record USD14.9bn NNA in January

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 09:00

ETFGI’s new research finds the European exchange traded fund/exchange traded product industry gathered USD14.9 billion in net new assets, the largest amount of monthly net inflows gathered in a month. »

Six trends shaping the next generation

Six trends shaping the next generation

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 08:01

Just 20 years ago, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were novelties. Now, after two decades of explosive growth, they are firmly entrenched in the asset management landscape. Total US-listed ETF assets reached a record-setting USD2.0 trillion at the end of 2014, up from USD1.7 trillion a year earlier, and inflows totaled USD244 billion for the year. European ETFs also saw record flows in 2014; they attracted USD61.4 billion in new assets, more than three times the 2013 total. »

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Amundi launches first ETF in Europe tracking the S&P 500 Buyback Index

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 06:00

Amundi ETF is launching the first ETF in Europe tracking the S&P 500 Buyback Index. The new ETF will be listed on Euronext Paris on the 17 February and will be cross-listed soon on the main European markets. »

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Global ETFs/ETPs gathered USD12.2bn NNA in January

Mon, 09/02/2015 - 17:00

Total net new asset (NNA) flows into exchange traded funds and exchange traded products in January were USD12.2bn, according to ETFGI. »

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SSGA launches SPDR S&P 500 Buyback ETF

Mon, 09/02/2015 - 11:00

State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has launched the SPDR S&P 500 Buyback ETF (SPYB) on the NYSE Arca.  »

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DRs on two additional Market Vectors ETFs offered to qualified investors in Mexico

Mon, 09/02/2015 - 09:00

Market Vectors ETFs has added two additional NYSE Arca-traded ETFs to the growing list of depository receipts based on Market Vectors ETFs currently available to Qualified Investors in Mexico.  »

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State Street Global Markets – Fund Connect

This Special Report unveils the ways in which State Street Global Markets' Fund Connect ETF platform is bringing new levels of efficiency to the the ETF marketplace, and includes expert comment from the perspective of an AP... »

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Six trends shaping the next generation

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 08:01

Just 20 years ago, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were novelties. Now, after two decades of explosive growth, they are firmly entrenched in the asset management landscape. Total US-listed ETF assets reached a record-setting USD2.0 trillion at the end of 2014, up from USD1.7 trillion a year earlier, and inflows totaled USD244 billion for the year. European ETFs also saw record flows in 2014; they attracted USD61.4 billion in new assets, more than three times the 2013 total. ... »

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Richard Hoey, BNY Mellon

Global gross domestic product (GDP) growth should accelerate somewhat in 2015 and 2016 from the pace of the last three years because of much lower oil prices, the avoidance of special drags on the world economy, and continuing easy monetary policies from global central banks, according to  BNY Mellon Chief Economist Richard Hoey. Hoey (pictured) made the comments in his February outlook.  ... »

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Watch out for a bounce in the euro

Tue, 03/02/2015 - 12:05

Following recent dips in the Euro, Jeff Keen, fund manager at Waverton Investment Management, offers his view on why it will rebound… ... »

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Reasons to be bearish on oil

Mon, 16/02/2015 - 18:26

Despite the sharp falls in the oil price, the unwinding of speculative bullish positions that has reinforced downward pressure since the summer of 2014 is probably not yet over, says Viktor Nossek, Director of Research, WisdomTree Europe…  ... »

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