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Allan Lane, AlgoChain

Algo-Chain launches ETF platform aimed at wealth managers and advisers

Mon, 20/05/2019 - 15:08

Beverly Chandler conducts a Q&A interview with Algo-Chain founder, Allan Lane, who details his background in ETFs and  tells us what they don’t tell you in grad school.   »

European ETF flows hit EUR3.6bn in April

Mon, 20/05/2019 - 10:31

Trends in investors’ asset allocations in April followed the same path as the previous month with recent events failing to have a particular impact, according to Amundi’s latest ETF Market Flow analysis which revels total flows of EUR3.6 billion into European ETFs during the month. »

Global ETF and ETP assets hit record USD5.57 trillion at the end of April 2019

Fri, 17/05/2019 - 12:54

ETFs and ETPs listed Globally gathered net inflows of USD45.94 billion in March, bringing year-to-date net inflows to USD145.74 billion.  »

Jean Young, Vanguard

Vanguard research identifies ETF investors

Fri, 17/05/2019 - 12:21

New Vanguard research has identified distinctive behavioural trends among ETF investors, concluding that age and investment experience are the foremost drivers of ETF usage. ‘Early ETF adoption among self-directed investors’ examined the behaviour of more than five million retail investor households and revealed that older, more established investors with relatively complex portfolios tend to use ETFs to supplement other investments. At the other end of the spectrum, ETFs serve as the primary investment vehicle for millennials and new investors. »

Financial results

BETTER FINANCE calls for investigations into treatment of stock lending income in ETFs

Fri, 17/05/2019 - 10:54

A new survey, ‘Efficient Portfolio Management Techniques: Attribution of profits derived from Securities Lending by UCITS Exchange-Traded Funds’ from public interest NGO BETTER FINANCE reveals that ETF managers have diverse approaches to the income distribution from their securities lending transactions. »

VanEck launches new guided allocation ETF focused on municipal bonds

Fri, 17/05/2019 - 09:23

VanEck has launched the VanEck Vectors Municipal Allocation ETF (MAAX), the latest addition to the firms suite of Guided Allocation funds. »

Evolve Cyber Security Index Fund launches US dollar unhedged ETF units

Fri, 17/05/2019 - 09:22

Evolve Funds Group has launched US dollar denominated unhedged ETF units (USD Unhedged ETF Units) of the Evolve Cyber Security Index Fund (CYBR), making it more convenient for Canadians who want to use US dollars to invest. »

Raisin launches savings plan for German ETF investment platform

Fri, 17/05/2019 - 09:18

Raisin, a European marketplace for savings and investment products, is introducing a savings plan for its line of ETF portfolios on its German platform WeltSparen. »

Allan Lane, AlgoChain

WisdomTree checks in with Mission Control

Thu, 16/05/2019 - 15:18

This week's column from Algo-Chain's Allan Lane takes a peek into artificial intelligence, examining WisdomTree's Artificial Intelligence UCITS ETF… »

Horizons ETFs launches Canada's first uranium ETF

Thu, 16/05/2019 - 14:06

Horizons ETFs has launched the Horizons Global Uranium Index ETF which is now trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol HURA. »


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