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European ETF assets down EUR22.4bn in October despite positive inflows

Mon, 19/11/2018 - 20:11

European ETF promoters enjoyed net inflows in October. But at just EUR 0.7 billion for the month, they couldn’t offset the negative performance of the underlying markets, according to the latest European ETF Market Review from Lipper at Refinitiv. »

BlackRock launches iShares Global Green Bond ETF

Mon, 19/11/2018 - 19:59

BlackRock has expanded its sustainable investment platform with the launch of the iShares Global Green Bond ETF (BGRN) to help investors pursue a measurable environmental impact from their investments. »

Vanguard shareholders to save USD80m through broader access to low-cost Admiral Shares

Mon, 19/11/2018 - 18:44

Vanguard is continuing to lower the cost of investing for nearly 1.5 million clients by broadening the availability of its low-cost Admiral Shares. »


BNP Paribas and GTS extend strategic collaboration into US equities

Mon, 19/11/2018 - 09:32

BNP Paribas, a European provider of banking and financial services, and GTS, a New York-based global electronic market maker for equities, ETFs, fixed income and FX, have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). »

Global ETF launches for week beginning 12.11.18

Sun, 18/11/2018 - 11:05

It was action stations for new ETF launches this week with three actively managed funds from Lyxor plus one from Evolve ETFs managed by Allianz Global Investors. Elsewhere, LGIM launched a core ETF range with an ESG twist and Lyxor added fixed income and equity ETFs to its responsible investment range… »

Tradeweb reports strong trading activity for European and US ETFs in October

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 13:34

Activity on the Tradeweb European ETF marketplace soared to a record-breaking EUR25.9 billion in October, beating February’s previous best performance by EUR 1.9 billion. »

Passive funds to make up around a quarter of Europe's assets by 2025, says Moody’s

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 18:47

Passive funds will account for around a quarter of the fund industry's total assets under management in Europe by 2025, driven by the growth in exchange traded funds (ETFs) that is in turn is being bolstered by strong demand from institutional and retail investors, says Moody's Investors Service in a new report. »

Global ETF market slows in October

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 18:13

The global ETF market experienced a sharp slowdown in October, with investment flows declining to EUR7.5 billion from EUR42.9 billion in September, according to Amundi ETF’s latest monthly ETF Market Flow Report and the latest YTD ETF Market Flow Report. »

Global ETP flows totalled USD31bn in October, says BlackRock

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 17:49

Global ETPs gathered USD31 billion in October bolstered by Japan Equities with USD12.8 billion, Emerging Market Equities with USD10.7 billion and US Equities with USD4.3 billion, offset by Europe Equities with -USD1.1 billion. »

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InvestCloud offers 'periodic table' of apps to help wealth managers digitalise

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 14:04

A mock periodic table of over 300 apps designed to aid wealth advisers digitalise their businesses differentiates California-based digital wealth platform provider InvestCloud’s offering. »


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