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SSGA reduces fees on 15 SPDR ETFs in Europe

State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) is reducing the fees across 15 of its core equity and fixed income exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in Europe. »


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Nasdaq leads US exchanges for IPOs in Q3 2014

The Nasdaq OMX Group saw 76 new listings in the third quarter of 2014, including 41 initial public offerings (IPOs), on The Nasdaq Stock Market, bringing its total IPO count to 140 for 2014. »


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Global X Funds appoints Steven Swain as president

Exchange-traded fund sponsor Global X Management Company has appointed Steven Swain as president with responsibility for overseeing Global X's day-to-day operations. »


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Compass lists EMP Developed 500 Enhanced Volatility Weighted Index ETF on Nasdaq OMX

Compass EMP has listed a new exchange-traded fund, the Compass EMP Developed 500 Enhanced Volatility Weighted Index ETF (CIZ), on The Nasdaq Stock Market. »


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iShares lists French equity ETF on Xetra

BlackRock has expanded its single country equity range by launching the iShares MSCI France UCITS ETF on Deutsche Borse’s Xetra. »


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Guggenheim Investments launches first emerging markets real estate ETF

Guggenheim Investments has launched the Guggenheim Emerging Markets Real Estate ETF (EMRE), the first exchange-traded fund to focus exclusively on emerging markets real estate. »


ETFs

Nasdaq OMX lists Arrow DWA Tactical ETF

Arrow Funds is to list a new exchange-traded fund, the Arrow DWA Tactical ETF (DWAT), on The Nasdaq Stock Market.  »


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More asset managers are likely to apply for RQFII licenses, says Cerulli

Institutional investors remain underweight in China assets and are looking to increase their exposure to the mainland, according to Cerulli Associates. »


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Inflows on the rise for US Dollar ETF, says BetaShares

A growing number of investors are looking to capitalise on a potential further decline in the Australian dollar, with trading data from BetaShares showing significant inflows into its US Dollar ETF in September. »


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S&P DJI and TSX launch two factor-based indices

S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI) and the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) have launched the S&P/TSX Composite Shareholder Yield Index and the S&P/TSX Composite Buyback Index. »


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