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Nuveen Diversified Commodity Fund shareholders approve ETF conversion

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 13:30

Shareholders of the Nuveen Diversified Commodity Fund (CFD), have approved the plan to convert the fund into an open-ended exchange-traded fund (ETF). The conversion plan is also contingent on customary regulatory approvals. »

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Morgan Stanley to cease issuing five ETNs

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 11:30

Morgan Stanley has announced that it does not intend to issue any additional notes in five series of the firm’s outstanding exchange-traded notes. »

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First Asset Investment Management to terminate seven ETFs

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 07:37

First Asset Investment Management is to terminate seven of its exchange traded fund due to either the current size of the ETF and/or the existence of a suitable First Asset alternative.   »

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First Trust changes investment objectives for 11 AlphaDEX ETFs

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 06:00

First Trust has announced changes to the investment objectives of 11 of the company’s range of AlphaDEX exchange traded funds. »

Barry Gordon

First Asset Canadian REIT Income Fund to convert to actively managed ETF

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 19:00

First Asset Investment Management’s First Asset Canadian REIT Income Fund is to convert from a closed-end fund to an actively managed exchange traded fund. »

Beverly Chandler

Bill Gross warns on potential liquidity issues for hedge funds, mutual funds and ETFs

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 12:47

Legendary fund manager, Bill Gross, writing in his monthly outlook for Janus Capital Group, comments on liquidity, or lack thereof, in the financial markets, drawing parallels with Californian drought restrictions. »

Jesper Koll, WIsdomTree

Jesper Koll to run WisdomTree’s new Tokyo office

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 11:22

Exchange traded fund and product provider WisdomTree Investments is to open a new office in Tokyo which will be headed by Jesper Koll  as Chief Executive Officer of the firm's new subsidiary WisdomTree Japan KK. »

Beverly Chandler

Cost is king, passives are core, and sustainable alpha is key says Cerulli

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 09:31

The latest report from research firm Cerulli Associates finds that the crackdown on "closet trackers" is gathering pace in Europe. »

Heather Fischer

Schwab ETF OneSource expands menu of commission-free ETFs

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 09:00

Charles Schwab announced it is adding one new exchange traded fund provider – JP Morgan Asset Management – and nine new ETFs to Schwab ETF OneSource.  »

Ron Jordan

New service provides easier access to DTCC data

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 09:00

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has launched a new centralised data provisioning service, DTCC Data Products, which include the expansion of DTCC’s ETF and Corporate Actions ISO 20022 data product offerings. »

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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"... »

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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.... »

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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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