Gold has made it through the USD2,000 per troy ounce level for the first time ever, following a 32 per cent rally this year in the precious metal.
It has been well over 100 days since that fateful day in late March when the Fed stepped in and said they would start buying Corporate Bonds as part of a much wider plan to help avoid a broader market collapse as outflows from Fixed Income funds ran riot.
BNY Mellon’s Slavin comments on the robustness of ETFs during the market volatility, and future trends
Ben Slavin (pictured), Global Head of ETFs, Asset Servicing, BNY Mellon, has spent probably among the more interesting couple of months of his, or anyone else’s, career settling into his new role within the bank, having arrived with a long track record working within the asset management industry and ETFs, with firms including WisdomTree, iShares and ProShares.
Jim Nash (pictured), director at compliance consulting and outsourced broker/dealer firm Foreside, is urging ETF issuers to call their compliance consultants now as the December 2020 deadline looms for compliance with the ETF rule, rule 6c-11.
The market volatility and widespread uncertainty on the global economic outlook has created a more defensive attitude in most investors. The result has been a rise in popularity for defined outcome ETFs, designed to limit losses and maximise returns.
Love it or hate it, exposure to pioneer electric car maker Tesla, described by GraniteShares as the 'Marmite of stocks', can be exacerbated by use of the GraniteShares 3x long or 3x short London Stock Exchange listed ETPs
BNY Mellon Investment Management’s high yield beta strategy emerged in ETF form with the recent launches of its first in-house ETFs.
US-based independent institutional asset manager, Sage Advisory Services, with over USD14 billion in assets under management, has just published its third annual survey of ETF providers, examining how well they perform their fiduciary duty on behalf of ETF investors.
Toews Corporation brings actively managed ETFs in Agility Shares launch – plans semi-transparent model launch
US investment money management firm Toews Corporation, with USD1.8 billion under management, has marched into the ETF arena with the launch of its Agility Shares family of ETFs, specifically the Agility Shares Managed Risk ETF (MRSK) and the Agility Shares Dynamic Tactical Income ETF (THY).
April brought the news that ETF industry giant BNY Mellon was to launch its first range of ETFs. Stephanie Pierce (pictured), CEO of BNY Mellon Investment Management’s ETF and Index Business, commented at the time that the launch was focused on meeting the needs of the firm’s clients.
The latest fees survey from Morningstar for the US ETF industry finds that the average expense ratio paid by fund investors is half of what it was two decades ago.
Despite being the launch pad for the Covid-19 pandemic that has swept the world and changed it forever, China as an investment destination has kept up in the performance stakes, both in terms of offering performance to external investors and in growing its own domestic asset base.
TrackInsight names Nasdaq as its exclusive distributor in North America and publishes global ETF report
ETF analytics platform, TrackInsight, has agreed a deal with Nasdaq to be its exclusive distributor for North America, disseminating its services to financial institutions throughout North and South America and promoting the platform’s usage among investment professionals.
Originally part of that options and derivative trading specialism that came out of Amsterdam in the 1980s, Optiver is now equally well known for its ETF business.
Voting is now underway for the ETF Express US Awards 2020, which will be unveiled and celebrated at an exclusive virtual ceremony and industry networking event to be held on 24 September.
Hosted by ETF Express, this live summit will discuss and debate how ETFs can be used in an institutional portfolio, in front of a specially selected audience of institutional investors and members of the ETF ecosystem.
There is a fundamental difference between ESG fixed income investing and ESG equity investing says Michael John Lytle (pictured), CEO of specialist fixed income ETF provider Tabula Investment Management.
PwC Luxembourg’s 20th edition of its Annual Global Fund Distribution (GFD) Poster reveals that the number of cross-border ETFs has increased from 4,435 in 2018 to 4,780 in 2019, showing a growth rate of 7.8 per cent.
QS Investors is one of nine subsidiary firms of Legg Mason, and is where the quantitative solutions for institutional investors are found. The majority of its USD15 billion in assets is in quant solutions which marry the firm’s research to client needs, says Nick Hooten, Head of Investment Solutions, at the firm. Hooten will be joining the ETFs in Depth panel at etfLIVE US in October this year.
EFAMA has called on the European Commission (EC) to enforce the creation of a consolidated tape (CT), commenting: “MiFID II still fails to deliver a CT and the notion of “Reasonable Commercial Basis” in data cost has been largely overlooked.
Water Island Capital has a 20-year history of managing money in event-driven strategies and has chosen this most event-driven of times in which to launch its first ETF, the AltShares Merger Arbitrage ETF.
Morningstar’s Director of Global ETF Research, Ben Johnson, agree with the spirit of an industry coalition proposal to improve the labelling of ETPs, but not the specifics…