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iShares launches Diversity and Digital Security ETFs

Fri, 14/09/2018 - 12:54

iShares has launched iShares Thomson Reuters Inclusion and Diversity UCITS ETF and the iShares Digital Security UCITS ETF (Acc) on Xetra and Börse Frankfurt. »

ROBO Global enjoys strongest earnings for the sector since inception

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 12:15

The ROBO Global Robotics & Automation Index reports that it has posted its strongest positive earnings results since inception in 2011. »

Dave Chojnacki, Sabretooth Advisors

Actively managed FANG ETF goes for outperformance

Mon, 23/04/2018 - 17:02

Nearly a year of extremely volatile and exciting times has given Sabretooth Advisors’ FNG ETF a rollercoaster of a performance ride. »

Cambridge Analytica revelations put pressure on all large tech firms

Thu, 22/03/2018 - 10:52

Professor André Spicer, Cass Business School, comments on Cambridge Analytica and questions what the costs will be to big tech firms? »

James Wang, ARK Invest

ARK Invest celebrates power of artificial intelligence

Fri, 09/03/2018 - 10:58

US ETF provider ARK Invest, with over USD4 billion under management, operates in the disruptive innovation space, offering investments through various wrappers including two actively managed ETF funds that both achieved returns of over 87 per cent in 2017. »

Solactive launches two thematic indices and ETFs on Toronto exchange

Wed, 20/09/2017 - 16:05

German index provider Solactive has launched the Solactive Equileap North American Gender Equality Index Canadian Dollar Hedged and the Solactive Global Cyber Security Index Canadian Dollar Hedged. »

Robotic and cybersecurity ETPs see stellar inflows

Tue, 25/07/2017 - 09:54

In their weekly update on ETF flows, ETF provider ETF Securities’ director of commodities, Nitesh Shah (pictured), writes that both robotic and cybersecurity ETPs have seen stellar inflows since their inception. »

Viktor Tadijanovic, Abacus Group

Risk assessing outsourced IT partners

Wed, 12/07/2017 - 13:49

The average hedge fund is often a lean operation with limited headcount, which leans more towards the front office. As such, areas such as IT and cybersecurity are typically outsourced. Many have chosen not to hire CISOs but have instead chosen to appoint outsourced partners/consultants to conduct risk assessments, including appraising the manager's third party vendor relationships.  »

Eldon Sprickerhoff, eSentire

Ransomware: Managers should expect the unexpected

Wed, 12/07/2017 - 13:43

Ransomware, malicious code that encrypts files and demands a ransom to decrypt, has been around for years, but why is this most recent version so successful? The answer is bitcoin.  »

John Araneo, Align Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity challenges for investment managers

Wed, 12/07/2017 - 13:37

The Cybersecurity phenomenon has completely changed the game in both the investment management industry and the broader financial services sector.  »

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