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Direxion launches triple leveraged emerging market bonds ETF

Aug 17th, 2017 | By
Sylvia Jablonski, managing director at Direxion

Inverse and leveraged ETF provider Direxion has launched the Direxion Daily Emerging Markets Bond Bull 3X Shares (NYSE Arca: EMBU), providing triple-leveraged exposure to the performance of US dollar-denominated bonds issued by 55 emerging market countries. Sylvia Jablonski, managing director at Direxion, commented: “Emerging market bonds can offer the opportunity to gain higher yield and return, which has been the case recently.”



JP Morgan launches new MBS agency index

Jul 27th, 2017 | By
Mortgage Property ETF REIT, Real Estate

JP Morgan has unveiled the JP Morgan MBS Agency Index (MAX), tracking the largest and most traded fixed-rate agency issues in the US mortgage-backed securities (MBS) market. The index is suitable as a benchmark in discretionary fund management or as an underlying reference index for index-linked investment products such as ETFs.



VanEck: Your emerging markets bonds allocation may now be “junk”

Jul 6th, 2017 | By
VanEck: Your emerging markets bonds allocation may now be “junk”

By Fran Rodilosso, head of fixed income ETF portfolio management at VanEck.

Investors are once again focusing on emerging markets credit risk given the recent high-profile ratings downgrades of China, Brazil, and South Africa.



VanEck cross-lists EM bond on SIX

Jul 6th, 2017 | By
Deutsche Asset Management is to cross-list the db X-trackers iBoxx USD Emerging Sovereigns Quality Weighted UCITS (EUR Hedged) ETF (XQUE) on the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Vaneck has cross-listed its VanEck Vectors JP Morgan EM Local Currency Bond UCITS ETF (EMLC) on the SIX Swiss Exchange where it trades in Swiss francs. Launched in Europe in April 2017, the fund tracks the JP Morgan Government Bond Index – Emerging Markets Global Core Index, a reference for the performance of bonds issued in local currencies by 16 emerging market governments.



Precidian’s non-transparent ETF structure draws interest from active managers

Jun 23rd, 2017 | By
Assets in smart beta equity ETFs/ETPs reach new record

A new type of actively managed ETF, which avoids disclosing the holdings of funds’ portfolios, has drawn interest from several major asset managers who have filed applications with the SEC to use the technology. Designed by Precidian Investments, a minority investment of Legg Mason, the ‘ActiveShares’ structure is being sought after by JPMorgan Chase, BlackRock, Capital Research, as well as Legg Mason affiliates ClearBridge and Royce.



VanEck: Why is China excluded from global bond indices?

Jun 15th, 2017 | By
VanEck: Your emerging markets bonds allocation may now be “junk”

By Fran Rodilosso, head of fixed income ETF portfolio management at VanEck.

A somewhat incredible fact of global bond markets is that the third largest market in the universe is not included in any major index. The reason for this is that the onshore Chinese bond market was, until several years ago, closed to foreign investors. However, a very deliberate, and sustained liberalisation will lead to changes for onshore Chinese bonds.



Lyxor cross-lists commodity and inflation expectations ETFs on SIX

Jun 6th, 2017 | By
1,000th ETF listed on SIX Swiss Exchange

Lyxor has cross-listed a commodity ex-agriculture ETF as well as two inflation expectation ETFs on the SIX Swiss Exchange.



Three catalysts to watch shaping European ETF flows

Jun 5th, 2017 | By
Bryon Lake, international head of ETFs, JP Morgan Asset Management.

By Bryon Lake, international head of ETFs, JP Morgan Asset Management.

Various industry sources have suggested that European ETFs could double in the next five years – and then double again in the subsequent five years. We’re talking about the potential for the global ETF industry to go from its current size of around $3 trillion to over $6 trillion in five years, and then $12 trillion in another five years. If those estimates sound naively optimistic, consider that in the last 20 years in aggregate, ETF assets have at least doubled in literally every single rolling five year period.



JP Morgan launches active ultra-short fixed income ETF

May 22nd, 2017 | By
JP Morgan unveils smart beta ETF on NYSE Arca

J.P. Morgan Asset Management has launched the JPMorgan Ultra-Short Income ETF (Bats Exchange: JPST), an actively managed ETF that aims to provide current income while maintaining low volatility of principal.



VanEck Vectors EM local currency bond ETF launched on Xetra

Apr 28th, 2017 | By
Redwood launches emerging markets dividend ETF on Aequitas NEO

VanEck has rolled out the VanEck Vectors JP Morgan EM Local Currency Bond UCITS ETF on Deutsche Börse’s Xetra and Frankfurt exchanges (Ticker: G2X1). The fund tracks the JP Morgan GBI-EMG Core Index, a reference for the performance of bonds issued in local currencies by 16 emerging market governments.