Qontigo has launched STOXX iSTUDIO to empower clients to directly design and create custom-built indices. iSTUDIO is an integrated end-to-end index development application built on STOXX’s proven open-architecture index infrastructure.
Technology & software solutions
BNY Mellon: Best ETF Back Office Tech Provider – Jeff McCarthy (pictured), global head of Exchange Traded Funds, BNY Mellon explains the firm’s 20+ years of experience in ETFs has positioned the bank to leverage mature processes to deliver a next generation of technology solutions. Today, BNY Mellon, winner of Best ETF Back Office Tech Provider in the ETF Express US awards, services one third of all ETFs listed.
New York City’s Nasdaq exchange launched in 1971, bringing electronic trading to the world, and there are some old photos on their website of what HiTech looked like, back when HiFi was a new thing and WiFi was a long way off in the future.
Kevin Carter and his colleagues behind EMQQ, the USD360 million Emerging Markets Internet & Ecommerce ETF, have commented on what is the biggest, but possibly not so well known in the West, shopping day in the world.
Many platforms, particularly those employing legacy technology, don’t cater for ETFs, says Mark Northway, Sparrows Capital. Northway’s comments come in response to an article in Wealth Adviser on how platform challenges are holding back ETF adoption by discretionary fund managers.
French-based global electronic trading software provider Horizon is expanding its services in the ETF industry from equities, to fixed income and commodities.
Offering front to back real time support for European ETFs, including the range set up by LGIM, is keeping Truss Edge’s chief strategy officer Dave Shastri very busy.
European ETF provider WisdomTree has added to its new thematic range with the launch of an ETF that aims to offer exposure to the cloud computing companies’ sector, The WisdomTree Cloud Computing UCITS ETF (WCLD).
Kevin Carter’s Emerging Markets Internet & Ecommerce ETF (EMQQ) has recorded returns of 20.14 per cent to end June this year, and has enjoyed annual revenue growth of over 34.1 per cent for the past four years (2015-2018).
Following on from last October’s launch of the HAN-GINS Innovative Technologies UCITS ETF and HAN-GINS Cloud Technology UCITS ETF, through the HANetfs’ platform, GinsGlobal’s managing director, Anthony Ginsberg, announces that they have launched the Healthcare Innovation ETF with the ticker WELL, a UCITS compliant ETF domiciled in Ireland.