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Global X launches iconic brand ETF

Wed, 18/10/2017 - 16:28

Global X Funds has launched the Global X Iconic U.S. Brands ETF (LOGO). »

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New Crypto Currency Index tracks crypto currency marketplace

Mon, 16/10/2017 - 18:20

A team of prizewinning mathematics PhDs, quantitative analysts and traders, led by Igor Rivin, Professor of Mathematics at Temple University, and Carlo Scevola, economist and investor, director of Hermes Asset Management, have launched the Crypto Currency Index (CCI30), a new benchmark for cryptocurrencies. »

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All six IndexIQ IQ Hedge indexes in positive territory in September

Thu, 12/10/2017 - 09:48

All six of IndexIQ’s IQ Hedge Indexes recorded positive performance in September. »

ETF industry ETF enjoys first six month outperformance

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 17:46

Mike Venuto, chairman of the TETF Index Committee, reports that the TETF.Index, the index that underpins the USD2.7 million ETF Industry Exposure & Financial Services ETF (TETF).  »

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Six out of seven MVIS Long/Short Equity Indices positive in September

Tue, 03/10/2017 - 15:06

All bar one of MV Index Solutions’s (MVIS) seven investable Long/Short Equity Indices recorded positive performance in September. »

Solactive launches Future Cars Index Canadian Dollar Hedged index

Mon, 02/10/2017 - 08:00

Solactive has launched the Solactive Future Cars Index Canadian Dollar Hedged, which is the new underlying index for the Evolve Automobile Innovation Index ETF (CARS). »

TOBAM offers maximum diversification

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 09:51

Paris headquartered TOBAM is a USD8.5 billion investment firm, devoted to diversification and their patented ‘Maximum Diversification’ approach. »

MSCI launches new factor ESG target indexes

Thu, 28/09/2017 - 13:18

Index provider MSCI has announced the launch of MSCI Factor ESG Target Indexes, designed to help clients leverage the power of MSCI Factor Indexes while integrating Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors into their investment strategies.  »

Daiwa Asset Management selects FTSE Blossom Japan Index For ESG ETF

Wed, 27/09/2017 - 14:47

FTSE Russell has licensed the FTSE Blossom Japan Index to Daiwa Asset Management as the basis for the Daiwa ETF FTSE Blossom Japan Index, which has listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and is part of a new range of ESG-focused exchange traded funds (ETFs). »

S-Network comments on back testing indexes

Wed, 27/09/2017 - 13:47

Richard Phillips (pictured), Co-Founder and Head of Index Operations at S-Network Global Indexes, a provider of more than 200 indexes which serve as the basis for over USD8 billion in financial products, believes that index back testing processes require strong evaluation. »

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