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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. »

Andrew Beer, Dynamic Beta Investments

iM Global Partner acquisition of Dynamic Beta stake drives liquid alternatives ETF launch

Fri, 21/09/2018 - 08:00

Multi-boutique platform, iM Global Partner, has acquired a 45 per cent stake in Dynamic Beta investments, formerly Beachhead Capital, in a move that will bring a new suite of liquid alternative ETFs to the market. »

Fannie Wurtz, Amundi

EDHEC-Risk’s European ETF survey reveals growing demand for smart beta

Thu, 20/09/2018 - 10:47

EDHEC-Risk Institute has announced the results of the 11th EDHEC European ETF and Smart Beta and Factor Investing Survey, conducted as part of the Amundi research chair at EDHEC-Risk Institute on ‘ETF, Indexing and Smart Beta Investment Strategies’.  »

Mike Venuto, Toroso

Bitcoin and ether tracker suspensions are 'normal' SEC reaction, says TETF CIO

Mon, 10/09/2018 - 18:18

Mike Venuto (pictured), CIO of Toroso Investments and co-founder of the TETF index, which is designed to mirror the ETF industry, has commented on yesterday’s news that the SEC has suspended trading in XBT Provider’s Bitcoin Tracker One and Ether Tracker One. »

MJ Lytle, Tabula

Tabula launches European performance credit ETF

Mon, 10/09/2018 - 13:18

New European fixed income ETF provider Tabula Investment Management has launched its first ETF, the Tabula European Performance Credit UCITS ETF, designed to offer passive exposure to European corporate credit.   »

Iconiq Funds to launch ETFs tracking digital assets

Mon, 20/08/2018 - 12:17

German asset management firm Iconiq Funds, the newly-launched asset management arm of Germany-based Iconiq Holding, the team behind the decentralised VC group, Iconiq Lab, is launching a series of digital asset index funds beginning in Q4 2018. »

Donnie Kim, Kryptoin

Kryptoin launches first crypto ETF

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 12:01

The first crypto blockchain ETF to be listed on digital exchanges by Kryptoin ETF Systems, is on its way, having launched its Blockchain 10 Index in November of last year.  »


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