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Beverly Chandler

Institutions using strategic beta ETFs to replace active strategies

Mon, 15/06/2015 - 09:49

Research from analytics firm Cerulli Associates finds that institutions are using strategic beta ETFs to replace active strategies. "Many institutional firms that were unhappy with the results from their active managers began seeking alternative approaches to risk-adjusted returns as part of the fallout from the financial crisis," explains Jennifer Muzerall, senior analyst at Cerulli. "A number of institutional players started investing in strategic beta ETFs as part of this shift." »

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Pacer ETFs selects BATS Exchange as listing destination for three new ETFs

Mon, 15/06/2015 - 09:00

Pacer ETFs is the latest exchange traded fund issuer to list funds on the BATS Exchange with the launch of three new ETFs . »

research

FTSE and Research Affiliates launch new equity income index series

Fri, 12/06/2015 - 15:00

FTSE has extended its range of non-market capitalisation weighted indexes with the launch of the  FTSE RAFI Equity Income Index Series – the third series produced in conjunction with Research Affiliates. »

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Van Eck Global launches Market Vectors Global Spin-Off ETF

Fri, 12/06/2015 - 12:00

Van Eck Global has launched the Market Vectors Global Spin-Off ETF (NYSE Arca: SPUN), a new exchange-traded fund that seeks to benefit from the long-term potential of corporate spin-offs to unlock shareholder value. »

Beverly Chandler

Mixed results for gold companies says gold ETF specialists Van Eck

Fri, 12/06/2015 - 11:32

Van Eck Global reports that gold companies reported mixed results for the first quarter of 2015 with some companies beating earnings and operating expectations, while others disappointed. »

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State Street Global Advisors launches first currency hedged SPDR ETF

Fri, 12/06/2015 - 09:00

The SPDR EURO STOXX 50 Currency Hedged ETF (HFEZ) – the company’s first currency hedged ETF – has begun trading on the NYSE Arca. »

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Direxion Investments launches first currency hedged 2x leveraged ETFs

Fri, 12/06/2015 - 06:00

Direxion Investments has launched two new leveraged exchange-traded funds (ETFs), the company’s first currency hedged 2x leveraged ETFs. »

ETF's

Tuttle Tactical Management launches tactical income ETF

Thu, 11/06/2015 - 15:00

Tuttle Tactical Management, in conjunction with ETF Issuer Solutions, has launched the Tuttle Tactical Management Multi-Strategy Income ETF, the firm’s second ETF following the launch of the Tuttle Tactical Management US Core ETF in February. »

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US broker/dealers building up fixed income ETF businesses, says TABB Group

Thu, 11/06/2015 - 12:00

The fixed income ETF has emerged as an alternative product that allows investors to navigate an increasingly difficult market environment, a fact reflected in the nine-fold growth in assets under management (AuM) for corporate bond ETFs since 2009. »

NYSE

SSGA expands exchange traded fund offering with first currency hedged SPDR ETF

Thu, 11/06/2015 - 09:00

State Street Global Advisors (SSGA), the asset management business of State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT), has launched the SPDR EURO STOXX 50 Currency Hedged ETF (HFEZ) on the NYSE Arca. »

features
Special report
Wealth Adviser Awards 2015

Wealth Adviser Awards 2015

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 13:50

The Wealth Adviser Awards 2015 were determined by the votes of Wealth Adviser's readers, who include wealth managers, IFAs, fund managers, family offices, law firms, accounting firms and other industry professionals. This Special Report includes the full list of winners plus links to video footage of the Awards... »

Special report
Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

Special report
etffexpress Awards 2015 - The Winners

etffexpress Awards 2015 - The Winners

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 15:58

The etfexpress Awards 2015 for excellence among managers and service providers of exchange traded funds/products celebrate the achievements of firms that contributed to another year of significant growth in assets for the sector, with assets under management in ETFs/ETPs nearing the USD500bn mark.... »

Special report
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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