ETF Securities (UK) has launched a portfolio simulator aimed at retail investors looking to build exchange-traded product portfolios.
Technology & software solutions
Market Vectors Index Solutions (MVIS) has re-launched its website, offering a new user interface, extended features and a broader range of index and economic data.
Big data and analytics company AnalytixInsight showcased its ETF service, which is available via its online portal CapitalCube, at the recent Finovate Europe 2014 event.
Financial information services company Markit has integrated its suite of exchange-traded fund products into a new web application to assist in navigating the increasingly complex ETF universe.
Orion Advisor Services has delivered a suite of integrated portfolio accounting solutions to Gradient Investments, an independent SEC registered investment adviser serving independent RIAs throughout the US.
Chaikin Analytics, a provider of stock research and analytics to asset managers and wealth advisors, has launched its Desktop workstation and has added 1,500 ETFs to the workstation's charting capabilities.
European fixed income trading venue MTS is to launch Request-for-Quote (RFQ) trading for ETFs via its multi-dealer-to-client MTS BondVision platform.
Invesco Distributors has launched the Invesco Portfolio Illustrator, a web-based tool allowing financial advisors to build a proposal of Invesco mutual funds and exchange-traded funds, as well as the universe of both products in a single report.
ETF Issuer Solutions (ETFis) has launched an exchange-traded fund services platform.
All types of managed money solutions used by fee-based advisors are expected to grow over the next two years, but the use of exchange-traded fund-managed accounts will far outpace adoption of other solutions.