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Principal Global Investors appoints new ETF MD

Thu, 12/03/2015 - 10:30

Principal Global Investors has appointed Paul Kim as managing director and head of exchange traded fund (ETF) strategy at Principal Financial Group (PFG).  »

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Electronic ETF trading grows in strength in Europe

Thu, 12/03/2015 - 09:36

Despite reduced market volatility in February, total traded volume on the Tradeweb European-listed ETF platform amounted to EUR7.7bn in the month, the platform’s third best performance since launch, only beaten by last October’s EUR7.9bn and January’s record-breaking EUR10.7bn. »

NYSE

UBS ETRACS launches two ETNs linked to ISE Exclusively Homebuilders Total Return Index

Thu, 12/03/2015 - 09:00

UBS Investment Bank has launched two new ETNs on the NYSE Arca – the ETRACS ISE Exclusively Homebuilders ETN (HOMX) and the ETRACS Monthly Reset 2xLeveraged ISE Exclusively Homebuilders ETN (HOML).  »

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New distributing share class for Ossiam FTSE 100 ETF

Thu, 12/03/2015 - 06:00

In response to investor demand, Ossiam, the specialist smart beta investment manager and affiliate of Natixis Global Asset Management (NGAM), has added a distributing share class to the Ossiam FTSE 100 Minimum Variance fund.  »

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BATS Global Markets names Kapil Rathi as VP Options Business Strategy

Wed, 11/03/2015 - 17:00

BATS Global Markets (BATS) has hired Kapil Rathi as Vice President, Options Business Strategy. »

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FTSE MTS Index to benchmark new Lyxor ETF

Wed, 11/03/2015 - 15:00

FTSE TMX Global Debt Capital Markets has licensed a FTSE MTS index to Lyxor Asset Management for the launch of a new ETF.  »

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BlackRock makes price cut to flagship FTSE 100 ETF

Wed, 11/03/2015 - 13:00

BlackRock has cut the price of two iShares UK equities funds, including the country’s oldest and largest FTSE 100 ETF, and adjusted its Core series. »

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Vanguard makes change to international leadership team

Wed, 11/03/2015 - 11:30

John James, Managing Director-Vanguard Australia, and Colin Kelton, principal of Vanguard’s Retail Marketing & Communications group in the United States, have been named to new roles on the leadership team of Vanguard’s International group, reporting directly to James M Norris, Managing Director, Vanguard International. »

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WisdomTree launches Swiss ETF platform

Wed, 11/03/2015 - 09:00

WisdomTree has launched an exchange traded fund platform in Switzerland with six UCITS Smart Beta ETFs, denominated in Swiss francs on the SIX Swiss Exchange. The ETFs offer exposure to large and small cap European, US and Emerging Market equities.  »

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SSGA announces changes to US SPDR ETF lineup

Wed, 11/03/2015 - 06:00

State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) plans to close and liquidate three exchange traded funds based on an ongoing review of the SPDR ETF offering and limited market demand. »

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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.... »

Comment
oil

Reasons to be bearish on oil

Mon, 16/02/2015 - 19:26

Despite the sharp falls in the oil price, the unwinding of speculative bullish positions that has reinforced downward pressure since the summer of 2014 is probably not yet over, says Viktor Nossek, Director of Research, WisdomTree Europe…  ... »

Article

Six trends shaping the next generation

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 09:01

Just 20 years ago, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were novelties. Now, after two decades of explosive growth, they are firmly entrenched in the asset management landscape. Total US-listed ETF assets reached a record-setting USD2.0 trillion at the end of 2014, up from USD1.7 trillion a year earlier, and inflows totaled USD244 billion for the year. European ETFs also saw record flows in 2014; they attracted USD61.4 billion in new assets, more than three times the 2013 total. ... »

Comment
Richard Hoey, BNY Mellon

Global gross domestic product (GDP) growth should accelerate somewhat in 2015 and 2016 from the pace of the last three years because of much lower oil prices, the avoidance of special drags on the world economy, and continuing easy monetary policies from global central banks, according to  BNY Mellon Chief Economist Richard Hoey. Hoey (pictured) made the comments in his February outlook.  ... »

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