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Tradeweb reports European-listed ETF trading volume of EUR30.67bn in July

Fri, 16/08/2019 - 08:41

Trading activity on the Tradeweb European-listed ETF marketplace reached EUR30.67 billion in July, a new high for monthly notional volume. The proportion of transactions completed via Tradeweb’s Automated Intelligent Execution Tool (AiEX) climbed to a record 68.1 per cent. »

Muni bonds boom on inherent merits

Thu, 15/08/2019 - 13:39

This week’s ETF Express newsletter starts with an interview with New York Life Investments’ MacKay Municipal Managers’ David Dowden and John Lawlor who explain that the low risk profile, low correlation to other markets and, for US investors, the tax advantage, have all led to increased asset flows into muni ETFs. »

Global ETF launches 08-15.08.2019

Thu, 15/08/2019 - 13:35

There’s a definite green theme to this week’s new ETF launches with a renewable energy fund from BP Capital Fund Advisors, a suite of three ETFs with a focus on sustainable investing from UBS Asset Management, and bang on trend, what Beyond Investing says is the world’s first vegan-friendly and climate conscious ETF. Elsewhere, BNP Paribas debuted two new funds offering access to the largest listed companies in the US and Europe. »

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What can a 42-year old first-time car buyer teach us about ETF PR?

Thu, 15/08/2019 - 13:17

Allan Lane is on his hols so this week we have a guest holder of opinions, Chris Sullivan (pictured), president and CEO of MacMillan Communications, a US PR firm that specialises in ETFs, who asks a pertinent question… »

European ETF and ETP assets reach all-time high of USD910.34bn

Thu, 15/08/2019 - 10:22

ETFs and ETPs listed in Europe gathered net inflows of USD18.55 billion in July, bringing year-to-date net inflows to USD62.74 billion. Assets invested in the European ETF/ETP industry have increased by 1.1 per cent, from USD900.66 billion at the end of June, to a new record high of USD910.34 billion, according to ETFGI's July 2019 European ETF and ETP industry landscape insights report. »

BP Capital Fund Advisors launches renewable energy ETF

Thu, 15/08/2019 - 10:21

TriLine Index Solutions, the index and ETF development arm of Boone Pickens Capital Fund Advisors, has launched a new renewable energy ETF via the change of the NYSE Pickens Oil Response ETF (NYSE: BOON) to the Pickens Morningstar Renewable Energy Response ETF. »

BNP Paribas launches two new Easy ETFs based on USA and Europe indices

Wed, 14/08/2019 - 10:08

Two new BNP Paribas Easy Exchange Traded Funds – one focused on the US and one on Europe –are now trading on Xetra and Börse Frankfurt. »

UBS Asset Management's socially responsible ETF surpasses EUR1bn in Europe

Tue, 13/08/2019 - 13:09

For the very first time, a European exchange traded fund (ETF) focused on environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing has passed the EUR 1 billion mark of assets under management.  »

Global ETF and ETP assets reach record USD5.74 trillion at the end of July 2019

Mon, 12/08/2019 - 17:46

ETFs and ETPs listed globally gathered net inflows of USD60.19 billion in July, bringing year-to-date net inflows to USD269.73 billion.  »

ETFMG adds four ETFs to E*TRADE Commission-Free ETF Program

Mon, 12/08/2019 - 15:06

Thematic ETF issuer, ETFMG (ETF Managers Group), has added four ETFs to the E*TRADE Commission-Free ETF Program as of 1 August, 2019.  »

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