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Chris Carlson, Seward & Kissel

US regulatory change boosts ETF creation

Wed, 06/11/2019 - 17:57

Last month saw the SEC pass the long-awaited ETF rule, the 6c-11 rule. Christopher Carlson, counsel at Seward & Kissel LLP, based in the Investment Management Group in Washington, DC explains that the new rule will allow firms to launch ETFs more quickly. »

GSAM launches ActiveBeta Emerging Markets Equity ETF

Wed, 06/11/2019 - 10:25

Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) has launched its third European exchange-traded fund (ETF), the Goldman Sachs ActiveBeta® Emerging Markets Equity UCITS ETF (GSEM LN). »

Adam Laird, Lyxor

ETF innovation needs to come from all sides, says Lyxor’s Adam Laird

Wed, 06/11/2019 - 09:45

Many platforms, particularly those employing legacy technology, don’t cater for ETFs, says Mark Northway, Sparrows Capital. Northway’s comments come in response to an article in Wealth Adviser on how platform challenges are holding back ETF adoption by discretionary fund managers. »

Xtrackers passes EUR100bn in assets

Tue, 05/11/2019 - 16:47

DWS Xtrackers exchange-traded products (ETPs) have broken through the EUR100 billion mark in assets under management (AUM), as investors continue to be attracted to the Europe and Asia-listed UCITS exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and exchange-traded commodities (ETCs), and to the US-listed 40-Act ETFs. »

Actively managed ETFs/ETPs reached a record high of USD141.21bn AUM at the end of September

Tue, 05/11/2019 - 10:51

Actively managed ETFs and ETPs gathered net inflows of USD4.24 billion in September, bringing year-to-date net inflows to USD28.37 billion, according to ETFGI's September 2019 Active ETFs and ETPs industry landscape insights report. »

Surge in ETF inflows supports Q3 gold demand growth

Tue, 05/11/2019 - 10:26

Global gold demand grew modestly to 1,107.9t in the third quarter of 2019, a rise of 3 per cent on the same period last year, according to the World Gold Council’s latest Gold Demand Trends report, with a surge in exchange-traded fund (ETF) inflows outweighing softer demand elsewhere in the market. »

Horizons ETFs’ sustainability fund achieves 16.95 per cent total return in its first year

Tue, 05/11/2019 - 10:10

Horizons Global Sustainability Leaders Index ETF (ETHI) attained a 16.95 per cent total return in its first year, while maintaining a portfolio of environmental and socially responsible global, large-cap companies. »

Innovator lists November series of S&P 500 Buffer ETFs

Mon, 04/11/2019 - 11:01

Innovator Capital Management LLC’s (Innovator) November Series of Innovator S&P 500 Buffer ETFs is to begin trading on the Cboe. »

Solactive appoints Head of Product Development

Mon, 04/11/2019 - 10:59

Solactive has appointed Peter Diel as Head of Product Development with responsibility for running the firm’s index development departments. »

ULTUMUS appoints ETF specialist

Mon, 04/11/2019 - 10:36

ULTUMUS, a provider of data creation, management and distribution services for index benchmark and ETF products, has appointed Jonathan Addy from DeltaOne, part of IHS Markit. »


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