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Fidelity introduces GBP-hedged share classes for smart beta income ETFs

Jan 16th, 2018 | By
Fidelity introduces currency hedging on smart beta income ETFs

Fidelity International has introduced currency-hedged share classes for three of its London-listed smart beta income ETFs. Investors will now have the option of currency hedging with pound sterling on the Fidelity Europe Quality Income UCITS ETF (FEQP LN), Fidelity US Quality Income UCITS ETF (FUSP LN), and Fidelity Global Quality Income UCITS ETF (FGQP LN).



LSE enjoys flurry of new ETF listings, but on-exchange trading volumes fall flat

Jan 15th, 2018 | By
LSE enjoys flurry of new ETF listings, but on-exchange trading volumes fall flat

Ten new ETFs and 27 ETPs were listed on London Stock Exchange in December 2017, making it exchange’s busiest month of the year for new listings. On-exchange ETF/ETP trading, however, was down for the month and broadly flat for the year.



Morgan Stanley launches ETF-based robo-advisor

Dec 13th, 2017 | By
Morgan Stanley enters robo-advisor arena with ETF-based service

Morgan Stanley has become the latest entrant into the US robo-advisor market following the official launch of Morgan Stanley Access Investing after a successful six-month pilot programme. The automated digital wealth management service consists of ten portfolios, comprising a mix of blended active-passive solutions, as well as purely passive portfolios constructed using ETFs.



Fidelity adds Europe and EM ETFs to smart beta suite

Oct 25th, 2017 | By
Morgan Stanley’s Fundlogic launches five equity smart beta ETFs

Fidelity International is expanding its smart beta ETF range with two new quality income-focused funds, providing exposure to high quality companies with attractive dividend yields within the European and emerging markets universes.



Fidelity launches two smart beta income ETFs in Europe

Apr 3rd, 2017 | By
Nick King Fidelity ETFs

Fidelity International has launched two income-focused smart beta ETFs on the London Stock Exchange, becoming the latest asset manager to enter the European ETF space.



Generation X powering growth in robo-advisor popularity

Feb 15th, 2017 | By
Morgan Stanley enters robo-advisor arena with ETF-based service

Affluent investors between the ages of 35 and 51 represent approximately 40% of users on digital wealth manager platforms, up from 31% over the past year, according to a US-focused Cogent Reports study released by Market Strategies International. The findings suggest that Generation X investors are increasingly becoming the key demographic to future growth in automated investment advice firms, colloquially known as robo-advisors, which are significant users of ETFs in their portfolios.



Global actively managed ETFs reach record $42bn in assets

Jan 3rd, 2017 | By
US ETF assets up over a third in 2017, finds ETFGI

Following net inflows of $1.1bn during the month of November, assets under management for actively managed ETFs/ETPs listed globally reached a new record high of $42.0bn. Record levels of assets were also reached at the end of November for active ETFs/ETPs listed in the United States at $28.7bn, Canada at $5.6bn, and in Asia Pacific ex-Japan at $1.9bn.



Fidelity cuts fees on US equity sector ETFs

Jul 11th, 2016 | By
Fidelity launches smart beta ETFs targeting international equities

Leading global asset manager Fidelity Investments has announced that it has lowered the fees on its range of US sector exchange-traded funds. The suite of ETFs will see their total expense ratios drop from 0.12% to 0.084%, effective from 1st July. Colby Penzone, senior vice president for Fidelity’s Investment Product Group, commented in a statement: “We are taking already one of the lowest cost index fund offerings in the industry and making it even more compelling. While cost matters, investors should also consider the overall experience and value a financial services firm can deliver when deciding where to invest.”



Fidelity FundsNetwork adds 16 ETPs to investment platform

Jan 26th, 2016 | By
Fidelity FundsNetwork adds 16 ETFs to investment platform

Fidelity FundsNetwork, a UK-based investment platform, has added 16 new exchange-traded products to its offering, bringing the total number of ETPs available to 77. The products are available to advisory firms in various wrappers via Fidelity’s integrated online platform.



Fidelity FundsNetwork lists Source PIMCO active ETF

Jan 25th, 2016 | By
IG Group offers commission free ETF trading to ISA accounts during March and April

European exchange traded fund provider Source has announced that Fidelity FundsNetwork (FFN) will list its PIMCO Sterling Short Maturity Source UCITS ETF (QUID LN) on its online investment platform. The fund, which as of 11 January 2016 had over £120m in assets under management, is the first actively managed ETF to be listed by FFN.