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SEC approves new Cboe in-kind transfer rule for options-based ETFs

Mon, 04/11/2019 - 10:14

Innovator Capital Management, together with Cboe Global Markets, has created a path for options-based ETFs, including its flagship Buffer ETFs, to be more tax-efficient by taking advantage of in-kind transfers previously only available to traditional ETFs. »

VanEck renames Think ETFs as VanEck Vectors

Mon, 04/11/2019 - 10:13

Global asset manager VanEck is rebranding 14 Think ETFs, which it had incorporated in its product portfolio following the acquisition of the Dutch ETF issuer Think ETFs in January 2018. »

Exchange Traded Concepts to close two InsightShares

Mon, 04/11/2019 - 10:11

Exchange Traded Concepts, the investment adviser to the InsightShares LGBT Employment Equality ETF and the InsightShares Patriotic Employers ETF ( together, the "Funds"), in consultation with UBS Securities LLC, the Funds' Index Provider, has recommended the termination and liquidation of the Funds pursuant to the terms of a Plan of Liquidation. »

Horizons ETFs appoints Castle Ridge Asset Management as replacement sub-adviser for AI ETF

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 14:45

Horizons ETFs Management has appointed Castle Ridge Asset Management Limited (Castle Ridge) as the sub-adviser for the Horizons Active AI Global Equity ETF ("MIND"), which trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol MIND. »

Chris Burbach, Fundamental Income

Net Lease REIT ETF offers steady income returns

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 14:07

Net lease REITs offer diversified access to the real estate sector according to Alexi Panagiotakopoulos and Chris Burbach (pictured) of Fundamental Income, who launched their NETLease Corporate Real Estate ETF (NETL) back in March this year. »

How diversified are emerging market indices?

Thu, 31/10/2019 - 13:32

Last week saw the ETF Express team in New York hosting the inaugural US ETF awards with a very well attended and popular event. Many congratulations to our worthy winners. »

Allan Lane, Algo-Chain

Fixed income ETFs - The 11th Wonder of The World

Thu, 31/10/2019 - 13:25

By Allan Lane, Algo-Chain – If Albert Einstein once compared compound interest to the eighth wonder of the world then surely the invention of the world's stock and bond markets should rank as the ninth and the tenth. »

Global ETF launches 24-31.10.19

Thu, 31/10/2019 - 13:14

In a very quiet week for ETF launches we have just two new funds to report from Global X and Invesco. The new Global X offering is the Global X Video Games & Esports ETF which tracks Solactive’s ARTIS-based Video Games & Esports Index, while the Invesco fund is the MSCI Kuwait UCITS ETF which offers exposure to approximately 85 per cent of the country’s market capitalisation. »

HANetf registers its ETFs in Netherlands and Finland

Thu, 31/10/2019 - 09:14

European white label ETF platform HANetf has registered its entire suite of five ETFs for distribution in the Netherlands and Finland, effective immediately. The ETFs are already listed on stock exchanges in Dublin, London, Frankfurt and Milan. »

ETFMG appoints new Chief Investment Officer

Wed, 30/10/2019 - 18:04

ETF Managers Group (ETFMG) has appointed Frank Vallario as its new Chief Investment Officer (CIO) and expanded its Portfolio Management team with the addition of Senior Portfolio Manager, Donal Bishnoi, CFA. »

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