Middlefield expands ETF platform

Mon, 18/03/2019 - 13:57

Middlefield Group is expanding its ETF platform with the proposed conversion of Middlefield Healthcare & Wellness Dividend Fund (Wellness Fund) and American Core Sectors Dividend Fund.  »

Invesco launches US government bonds ETF on Xetra

Mon, 18/03/2019 - 13:56

Invesco has launched a new US government bond ETF with currency hedging on Xetra and Börse Frankfurt. »

Aussie ETF industry sees record monthly FUM increase

Mon, 18/03/2019 - 13:54

The Australian ETF industry has broken another new record with a monthly FUM increase of AUD2.3 billion, eclipsing the previous record set in November 2017, according to the BetaShares Australian ETF Review February 2019. »

Global ETF launches for week beginning 11.03.2018

Mon, 18/03/2019 - 11:16

A relatively quiet week for ETF launches saw Invesco team up with Elwood Asset Management to launch a new fund focused on companies in the blockchain space. Elsewhere, BlackRock listed two bond ETFs on Xetra, UBS launched a long-duration US Treasury-linked fund and Salt Financial debuted a low volatility ETF… »

Barron’s 400 ETF completes semi-annual rebalance

Mon, 18/03/2019 - 10:15

The Barron's 400 ETF (BFOR), a smart beta exchange-traded fund that seeks to track the Barron’s 400 Index (B400), has completed its semi-annual rebalance based on the reconstitution and equal weighting of its underlying benchmark.  »

Simon Lack, SL Advisors

Energy infrastructure ETF enjoys significant increase in assets

Mon, 18/03/2019 - 08:39

Institutional investors are finally returning to the energy sector after a prolonged stretch of under-performance aided by collapsing oil prices, according to Simon Lack, managing partner at SL Advisors and manager of the American Energy Independence ETF (USAI). »

USCF launches options trading on leveraged US oil funds

Fri, 15/03/2019 - 20:13

USCF has launched options trading on the United States 3x Oil Fund (USOU) and the United States 3x Short Oil Fund (USOD) on NYSE American Options.  »

Salt Financial launches low volatility ETF powered by truBeta

Fri, 15/03/2019 - 08:17

Salt Financial, a provider of data, ETF and index products, has launched the Salt Low truBeta US Market ETF (LSLT), which uses the firm's proprietary truBeta forecast and is designed to target low volatility and beta stability. »

FTA to combine two real estate ETFs

Fri, 15/03/2019 - 08:12

The Board of Trustees of First Trust Heitman Global Prime Real Estate ETF (PRME), an actively managed exchange traded fund, managed by FTA, has approved the reorganisation of PRME into First Trust FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Markets Real Estate Index Fund (FFR), an index based ETF managed by FTA. »

BlackRock launches two new bond ETFs on Xetra

Fri, 15/03/2019 - 08:10

BlackRock has launched two new iShares ETFs on Xetra and Börse Frankfurt, focusing on sustainable emerging markets government bonds and corporate bonds worldwide. »

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