‘ International Securities Exchange (ISE) ’

ETFMG sued by Nasdaq as HACK ETF fallout continues

Nov 3rd, 2017 | By
ETFMG sued by Nasdaq as HACK ETF fallout continues

ETF Managers Group (ETFMG) is being sued by Nasdaq for allegedly fabricating reasons to justify taking control of a number of ETFs, including the $1.1 billion fund now known as the ETFMG Prime Cyber Security ETF (NYSE Arca: HACK).

Thematic investing with ETFs: Cybersecurity

Sep 25th, 2017 | By
Thematic investing with ETFs: Cybersecurity

As more and more of our existence becomes digitised, cybersecurity is becoming ever more important. From our work lives, to our cars, to our homes, everything is increasingly controlled by code which, in conjunction with increased connectivity, means that cybersecurity will be of paramount importance to all of us in the years to come. For investors looking to exploit this theme, there are dedicated cybersecurity ETFs offering targeted exposure.

ETF Managers Group reduces fees on Purefunds cybersecurity ETF

Jun 9th, 2017 | By
ETF Managers Group reduces fees on Purefunds cybersecurity ETF

White label exchange-traded fund issuer ETF Managers Group (ETFMG) has announced a reduction in the management fee for the PureFunds ISE Cyber Security ETF (NYSE Arca: HACK) from 0.75% to 0.60%, effective as of 1 May 2017.

PureFunds adds 17 new companies to its ISE Big Data ETF

Apr 1st, 2016 | By
ETF Managers Group/PureFunds in dispute over ownership rights

The PureFunds ISE Big Data ETF (BIGD) has added 17 new companies to its portfolio following the latest reconstitution and rebalancing of its underlying index, the ISE Big Data Index. The move brings the number of holdings to 41, adding a significant degree of diversification to the exchange-traded fund. The ETF is the only one of its kind to provide access to companies offering software and services for data analytics. According to PureFunds, Big Data is the value generated by mining and analyzing very large data sets, which have different degrees to reveal key insights, patterns, and trends. Andrew Chanin, CEO of PureFunds, said: “Businesses of all disciplines in a variety of industries are dependent on Big Data.”

ISE and SGQR partner to develop enhanced ETF-based indices

Jul 23rd, 2013 | By
ISE and SGQR partner to develop enhanced ETF-based indices

The International Securities Exchange (ISE), a US-based options exchange and index provider, and SecuredGrowth Quantitative Research (SGQR), a financial research company, have announced plans to develop a series of indices that combine the performance of popular exchange-traded funds (ETFs) with a proprietary, so-called ‘SecuredGrowth’, process to enhance the return.

ETF veteran Christian Magoon launches income-focused YieldShares

May 6th, 2013 | By
Amplify ETFs launches YieldShares Dividend & Option Income ETF

Industry veteran Christian Magoon has teamed up with white label exchange-traded fund (ETF) provider Exchange Traded Concepts to launch YieldShares, a newly created ETF sponsor that will focus on income ETFs. The sponsor’s planned debut ETF, the YieldShares High Income ETF (YYY), will track the performance of the ISE High Income Index, an index measuring the performance of 30 closed-end funds, as selected and ranked according to factors designed to result in a portfolio that produces high current income.

ISE and IndexIQ team up to develop physical commodities ETPs

Feb 7th, 2013 | By
Commodities super-cycle far from over, asserts ETF Securities

International Securities Exchange (ISE) and IndexIQ have announced a broad partnership to develop and launch a range of exchange-traded products (ETPs) linked to physical commodities. While ISE is perhaps best known as a US options exchange, the company has an established index business and recently has manoeuvred itself deeper into the fast-growing ETP industry. The link-up with IndexIQ, a niche provider of alternative ETFs, looks well suited as both companies have a demonstrated pedigree in creating innovative products.