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.  »

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.  »


Jane Street’s second institutional ETF trading survey finds growing use of ETFs

Thu, 11/10/2018 - 10:41

Institutions are getting more comfortable with ETF liquidity and more sophisticated about measuring it, according to the second annual institutional ETF trading survey by global trading firm and liquidity provider Jane Street. »

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Value Partners establishes new office in Kuala Lumpur

Tue, 09/10/2018 - 08:53

Value Partners Group Limited (Value Partners) has established a new office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to strengthen the distribution of its existing fund range and implement new investment strategies such as Southeast Asia-focused Quantitative Investment Solutions (QIS), ETFs and Shariah-compliant funds. »

Mary Anne Bartels, BoAML

BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research launches coverage of ETFs

Wed, 03/10/2018 - 20:47

BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research has commenced research coverage of exchange-traded funds (ETFs). The firm will initially cover more than 100 US large, mid-cap and sector ETFs based on an innovative and proprietary rating methodology developed to provide additional value to the firm’s institutional and wealth management clients. »

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Amun secures preliminary approval for first listed crypto index ETP

Thu, 27/09/2018 - 10:35

Amun AG has received a preliminary approval from SIX Exchange Regulation, indicating that an exchange-traded product tracking an index of the crypto market or certain specific cryptocurrencies would be eligible for listing at SIX. »


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