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Solactive launches Solactive GLD Long USD Gold Index

Tue, 07/02/2017 - 08:38

Solactive AG’s Solactive GLD Long USD Gold Index is being used as the basis for the new SPDR Long Dollar Gold Trust (GLDW) exchange traded fund, which is trading on the NYSE Arca. »

ETF Securities reports record commodity ETP inflows

Mon, 06/02/2017 - 15:22

ETF Securities writes that last week saw the highest inflows into commodity ETP baskets since May 2016. The firm writes that following five years of underperformance, commodities made a come-back in 2016. »

Source lists three ETPs on EURONEXT Amsterdam

Mon, 06/02/2017 - 12:46

Source has listed three of its largest ETPs on the Amsterdam section of the EURONEXT stock exchange. »

A ‘KURE’ for regulatory fatigue

Mon, 06/02/2017 - 11:12

By Ras Sipko, KOGER – For the past four years, alternative fund managers with US investors have been coming to terms with the far-reaching effects of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act or FATCA. Some 60-plus countries have signed up to cooperate with the IRS in order to enforce FATCA and this year the compliance burden is set to grow yet again. On 31st May 2017, fund managers will have to submit their first filing under the OECD Common Reporting Standards initiative, which can best be thought of as global FATCA or 'GATCA'. »

James Williams, Global Fund Media

Multiple growth drivers boost Ireland’s Funds Industry

Mon, 06/02/2017 - 11:04

There are a number of encouraging developments in Ireland that would, on the surface, appear to place it on a strong footing to further enhance its reputation as Europe's leading onshore alternative funds jurisdiction.  »

Cyril Delamere, ML Capital

ML Capital evolves fund solutions offering

Mon, 06/02/2017 - 10:55

ML Capital, one of Ireland's leading management company groups, has grown to exceed EUR3 billion of AUM over the last 12 months. The growth trajectory over recent years has enabled ML Capital to evolve from being a leading UCITS platform operator to being more of a fund solutions provider to managers and investors alike.  »

John Bohan, Apex Fund services

Moving towards the paperless office

Mon, 06/02/2017 - 10:50

The Irish Government is keen to embrace the FinTech revolution as is evidenced by its IFS2020 strategy for International Financial Services, which aims to create 10,000 new jobs in the IFS sector by 2020.  »

Linda Gorman, Quintillion

Forging closer links with clients

Mon, 06/02/2017 - 10:42

Alternative fund managers have had a myriad of regulatory change to contend with over recent years. In the early stages, many chose to take on the reporting burden themselves. This was very much a learning curve.  »

James Williams, Global Fund Media

Ireland: Positioning to be the European RegTech leader

Mon, 06/02/2017 - 10:34

Dublin's International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) employs over 38,000 people and is home to some of the world's leading financial institutions; industry stalwarts such as Merrill Lynch, ABN Amro, JP Morgan.  »

Sources sees record inflows of USD925m into new commodity ETF

Mon, 06/02/2017 - 09:13

The Source Bloomberg Commodity UCITS ETF (BCOM) has become the fastest-growing European ETF of the last five years, with inflows of over USD925 million since its launch on 16 January. »

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