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Tradeweb reports strong selling of European equity ETFs during November

Dec 13th, 2017 | By
Tradeweb reports strong selling of European equity ETFs during November

Tradeweb has reported that European equity ETFs saw strong net selling activity on its European-listed ETF marketplace during November with ‘sells’ outstripping ‘buys’ by fourteen percentage points.



BlackRock cross-lists five iShares fixed income ETFs to SIX

Dec 13th, 2017 | By
BlackRock’s iShares ETFs captures record net inflows during 2017

BlackRock has cross-listed five fixed income ETFs to SIX Swiss Exchange. The suite of iShares funds provides exposure to inflation-linked government bonds, EUR-denominated high yield corporate bonds, USD-denominated corporate bonds, long-term Treasuries, and a core portfolio of corporate bonds.



Gold ETFs add 9.1 tonnes in November

Dec 12th, 2017 | By
Gold ETFs add 9.1 tonnes in November

The World Gold Council has reported that gold ETFs saw net inflows amounting to 9.1 tonnes of gold ($393 million) during November, bringing total holdings to 2,357t ($8.5 billion).



WisdomTree cross-lists eight ETFs on Mexican exchange

Dec 11th, 2017 | By
WisdomTree cross-lists eight ETFs on Mexico’s stock exchange

WisdomTree has cross-listed a further eight ETFs on the Mexican stock exchange, Bolsa Mexicana de Valores (BMV).



First Trust launches currency-hedged versions of active FX ETF

Dec 5th, 2017 | By
Derek Fulton, CEO of First Trust Global Portfolios

First Trust Global Portfolios (FTGP) has launched euro- and pounds sterling-hedged share classes of the First Trust FactorFX UCITS ETF (FTFX LN). Derek Fulton, CEO of FTGP, said, “These new hedged share classes allow euro and sterling denominated investors to access the strategy while controlling their exchange rate volatility against the fund’s USD base currency.”



AdvisorShares lowers fees on Dorsey Wright international equity ETF

Dec 5th, 2017 | By
Innovator Capital licenses second IBD index for ETF creation

AdvisorShares has lowered the expense ratio for the AdvisorShares Dorsey Wright ADR ETF (AADR US), an actively managed fund providing exposure to international equities with strong relative price momentum. Fees on the ETF have been reduced from 0.99% to 0.98%.



JP Morgan unveils event-driven hedge fund ETF

Dec 1st, 2017 | By
JP Morgan unveils event-driven hedge fund ETF

JP Morgan Asset Management has launched the JP Morgan Event Driven ETF (JPED US), an actively managed fund offering diversified exposure to returns historically accessed by event-driven hedge fund strategies.



Horizons launches Canada’s first robotics ETF

Dec 1st, 2017 | By
Horizons launches Canada’s first robotics ETF

Horizons ETFs has launched the Horizons Robotics and Automation Index ETF (ROBO CN), the first ETF listed in Canada to offer thematic exposure to the robotics and automation industry. Steve Hawkins, president and Co-CEO of Horizons ETFs, said: “This could be the largest untapped investment opportunity for Canadian investors.”



Lyxor cross-lists Japan Quality Income ETF on SIX

Dec 1st, 2017 | By
Lyxor cross-lists Japan Quality Income ETF on SIX

Lyxor has cross-listed the Lyxor SG Japan Quality Income UCITS ETF (SGQJ SW) on SIX Swiss Exchange. The fund was launched in September this year and provides access to high-quality Japanese companies that pay high dividends.



Robotic ETFs cash in

Dec 1st, 2017 | By
2017 – the year of the robot?

Thematic ETFs providing access to companies involved in the manufacture or use of robotics and automation have seen stunning growth in assets under management (AUM) in 2017, fuelled both by large inflows and remarkable returns.