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Virtu Financial and MarketAxess announce Global ETF and fixed income partnership

Mon, 08/04/2019 - 10:18

Virtu Financial and MarketAxess Holdings, two global specialists in electronic trading, have formed a partnership to provide institutions with enhanced trading tools and access to global exchange traded funds (ETFs) and fixed income securities.  »

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Amun AG completes initial funding round

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 08:19

Amun AG, a Swiss fintech aiming to facilitate access to crypto-asset investments, has completed its first funding round, bringing on board a number of experienced industry figures including Adam Draper, Founder of Boost VC, Graham Tuckwell, Founder of ETFS Capital, Greg Kidd, Co-Founder Hard Yaka, as well as four family offices. »

Andrew McCollum, Greenwich Associates

European institutions increase use of ETFs by half, says Greenwich Associates

Fri, 01/03/2019 - 10:57

European institutions increased their allocations to ETFs by 50 per cent in 2018, according to the latest Greenwich Associates European ETF Study. »

AJ Bell comments on IA’s ETF proposal

Fri, 30/11/2018 - 09:27

Ryan Hughes, head of active portfolios at IFA platform provider AJ Bell, comments on the Investment Association’s consultation on the inclusion of ETFs into sectors…  »

Hector McNeil, HANetf

UK investment managers’ association to consider including ETFs in fund sectors

Fri, 30/11/2018 - 00:01

The Investment Association, the association representing investment managers in the UK, has opened a consultation on including ETFs in the IA fund sectors. »


EY ETF study predicts more promoters entering market over next two years

Wed, 28/11/2018 - 10:26

EY’s sixth ETF Research market study reveals that 92 per cent of the respondents interviewed predict more promoters will enter the market over the next two years.  »

Diana van Maasdijk, Equileap

Equileap and As You Sow apply gender equality data to US mutual funds and ETFs

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 09:19

Gender equality research firm Equileap has licensed its 12 key performance indicators to As You Sow, which is launching a tool screening the specific holdings of nearly 5,000 US-based mutual funds and ETFs. »

Zhasmina Ivanova, Expat Capital

Expat Capital offers CEE Equity Index ETFs

Wed, 31/10/2018 - 10:13

Expat Capital is a Sofia-based asset management company that offers investors a family of unique ETFs based on the major CEE local equity indices. »

Mark Carver, MSCI

MSCI launches FaCS to bring clarity to factor investing

Mon, 29/10/2018 - 15:16

Mark Carver, executive director, head of Factor Index Products, MSCI spoke at the recent Inside ETFs conference in London on the launch of the firm’s MSCI FaCS and Factor Box, designed to bring clarity to the confusion of smart beta. »

Stephen Cohen, BlackRock

BlackRock launches range of ESG ETF and analytic products

Tue, 23/10/2018 - 10:56

BlackRock has unveiled a new set of sustainable ETFs, ESG data disclosures, model portfolios and portfolio analytics, designed, the firm writes, to deliver a simplified sustainable investment experience to the growing number of investors seeking to align their values with their long-term financial objectives.  »


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