Ben Phillips (pictured), CIO of EventShares has commented on the partial rollback of some of the provisions to Dodd-Frank making its way to President Trump's desk after passing in the House yesterday.
WisdomTree has launched the WisdomTree Cboe S&P 500 PutWrite UCITS ETF (PUTW), on the London Stock Exchange, offering investors the potential for mitigating volatility and delivering higher risk-adjusted returns compared to the S&P 500.
Two new ETFs issued by Invesco are tradable via Xetra and Börse Frankfurt. The new bond index ETFs are designed to enable investors to participate in the performance of floating rate corporate bonds.
Private equity firm Aretex Capital Partners is to acquire Alerian, a provider of energy infrastructure indices and market intelligence based in Dallas, Texas. The terms of the transaction have not been disclosed.
DWS is to close and liquidate three Xtrackers exchange-traded funds (ETFs) – Xtrackers MSCI Brazil Hedged Equity ETF (DBBR), Xtrackers MSCI EAFE Small Cap Hedged Equity ETF (DBES) and Xtrackers MSCI Mexico Hedged Equity ETF (DBMX).