Education & Training
Bill Kelly, CAIA

Investment education is key says CAIA head

Mon, 02/07/2018 - 16:31

Founded in 2002, the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association (CAIA) has gone from strength to strength in the alternative investment education arena. William Kelly (pictured), CAIA CEO, joined in 2014 and declares that, while it's been an interesting run, the value proposition of alternatives is alive and well.   »

Learnedly launches ETF Proficiency Course for Canadian mutual fund dealer representatives

Thu, 05/04/2018 - 09:17

Learnedly has launched the ETF Proficiency Course, an exchange traded funds (ETF) training course that follows the curriculum requirements set out by the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (MFDA) allowing mutual fund representatives to satisfy the proficiency requirements to offer ETFs to clients. »

Qatar Stock Exchange holds ETF seminar

Tue, 11/10/2016 - 10:23

Qatar Stock Exchange has held an introductory seminar on exchange-traded funds (ETFs) dedicated to brokerage firms operating in the market. »

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Calling all aspiring alternative fund managers!

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 11:10

Are you looking to set up an alternative investment fund? If so, then Hedgeweek’s “Setting up an Alternative Fund in Europe” will give you access to world class experts providing advice on how to navigate this challenging path. »

Canada

Smarten Up Institute launches leveraged ETF course

Mon, 30/03/2015 - 13:00

The Smarten Up Institute (SUI), an independent provider of quality financial education, has launched Canada’s first complete course on investing in leveraged exchange traded funds (ETFs). The 12-hour course, "Leveraged ETFs," teaches students the principles and applications of leveraged ETFs, which as the name implies, are ETFs that provide leveraged exposure to a selection of benchmark indices and commodities.  »

Hector McNeil, WisdomTree Europe

Leading ETP providers launch 'educate and advocate' initiative

Fri, 13/03/2015 - 14:58

Three leading ETP providers, Wisdom Tree’s Boost ETP, ETF Securities and Société Générale have launched an industry initiative designed to educate and advocate the benefits of Short & Leveraged ETPS (S&L ETPs) in a European market with an appetite for risk. The group observes that as investors show increasing demand to trade high conviction views more regularly, there has been substantial growth in the number of S&L ETPs across equity, commodity, fixed income and FX asset classes made available to investors over the last 18 months.  »

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NYSSA forum to focus on ETPs

Thu, 13/11/2014 - 12:01

The New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA) will examine one of the fastest-growing and most dynamic asset classes on the market today with its ETP Trading and Investing Forum on 19 November. »

Conference

Morningstar announces speakers and agenda for London ETF conference

Thu, 23/10/2014 - 06:02

Morningstar has announced the speakers and programme for its third annual pan-Europe ETF Conference, which will be held in London on 6 and 7 November. »

Investments

DeAWM, Bloomberg, ETFGI, Morningstar and MSCI team up for passive investments seminars in Middle East

Mon, 01/09/2014 - 06:02

Deutsche Asset & Wealth management (DeAWM), Bloomberg, ETFGI, Morningstar and MSCI have teamed up to present a series of seminars throughout the Middle East during late August and early September. »

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