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MUFG Investor Services to acquire Rydex Fund Services from Guggenheim Investments

MUFG Investor Services to acquire Rydex Fund Services from Guggenheim Investments

Fri, 29/07/2016 - 06:59

MUFG Investor Services, the global asset servicing group of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, is to acquire Guggenheim Investment’s 1940-Act mutual fund administration business, Rydex Fund Services.  »

Lyxor offers GBP post Brexit hedging ETF

Thu, 28/07/2016 - 15:33

Lyxor has launched the Lyxor UCITS ETF FTSE 100 - Monthly Hedged C-USD, described by the firm as the first ETF in Europe to provide investors with exposure to the FTSE 100 and protection against the risk of falling GBP exchange rates.  »

WisdomTree launches ICBCCS S&P China 500 ETF

Thu, 28/07/2016 - 11:59

ETF sponsor WisdomTree has launched the ICBCCS WisdomTree S&P China 500 UCITS ETF Class B USD listed in USD (CHIN) on the London Stock Exchange. The new ETF is also available with a listing in GBP (CHIP).  »

Source study shows active managers face increasing difficulty

Thu, 28/07/2016 - 11:51

ETF provider Source finds that correlations between the equities of countries and sectors in Europe have become so high that it is increasingly difficult for active managers to add value.  »

WBI Shares launches tactical ETF

Thu, 28/07/2016 - 07:01

WBI Shares has launched an exchange-traded fund, WBI Tactical Rotation Shares (WBIR), which is designed to take advantage of opportunities around the globe while seeking to protect capital during unfavourable market conditions. »

Direxion announces reverse and forward share splits for nine leveraged ETFs

Wed, 27/07/2016 - 14:54

Direxion is to execute reverse share splits for four of its leveraged exchange-traded funds (ETFs), as well as forward share splits for another five leveraged ETFs. »

ECB maintains ‘wait and see’ approach observes SPDR

Wed, 27/07/2016 - 12:34

Antoine Lesne, head of SPDR ETF sales strategy EMEA at State Street Global Advisors, comments on last week’s European Central Bank (ECB) ‘wait and see’ attitude. »

Demand for managed risk equity strategies increases amid volatile market, says BetaShares

Wed, 27/07/2016 - 10:09

With interest rates at record lows, traditional asset allocation approaches of diversifying into lower risk investments to manage risk may no longer be appropriate for income-oriented investors in or approaching drawdown mode. »

Taiwan exchange launches smart beta indices

Wed, 27/07/2016 - 08:51

Taiwan Stock Exchange subsidiary, Taiwan Index Plus Corporation, has launched two new smart beta indices – the ‘TIP TAIEX+ Dividend Appreciation 100 Index’ (DVA 100 Index) and the ‘TIP TAIEX+ Dividend Appreciation 150 Index’ (DVA 150 Index).  »

ProShares makes changes to ETF line-up

Tue, 26/07/2016 - 13:47

ProShares has made a series of benchmark changes and liquidations for some of its exchange-traded funds (ETFs). »

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