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Prudential enters the ETF arena with ultra-short bond fund

Apr 11th, 2018 | By
Stuart Parker, president and CEO of PGIM Investments.

Prudential Global Investment Management (PGIM) has brought its first ETF to market with the launch of the PGIM Ultra Short Bond ETF (PULS US) on NYSE Arca. PULS is an actively managed fund which provides exposure to a diversified portfolio of ultra-short fixed income securities. Stuart Parker, president and CEO of PGIM Investments. “The actively managed ETF market, while small, has seen steady growth. Entering this market is a natural next step to expand our product range.”



Active ETFs gather second largest monthly net inflows ever

Feb 23rd, 2018 | By
Active ETFs gather second largest monthly net inflows ever in January

Actively managed ETFs and ETPs listed globally gathered $3.1 billion in net inflows during January 2018, the second largest monthly net inflow ever, according to ETF industry consultants ETFGI.



Invesco cross-lists PIMCO euro short-term high yield ETF on SIX

Feb 22nd, 2018 | By
PowerShares cross-lists PIMCO eurozone high yield ETF on SIX

Invesco PowerShares has cross-listed the PIMCO Euro Short-Term High Yield Corporate Bond Index Source UCITS ETF (EUHA SW) on SIX Swiss Exchange. The fund, managed by bond specialists PIMCO, tracks the BofA Merrill Lynch 0-5 Year Euro Developed Markets High Yield 2% Constrained Index, comprising short-term, euro-denominated corporate bonds issued within the eurozone with a rating below investment grade.



PIMCO: Regime change in bond markets?

Feb 15th, 2018 | By
Gene Frieda, executive vice president and global strategist at PIMCO.

By Gene Frieda, executive vice president and global strategist at PIMCO.

With a steady repricing of global bond markets having contributed to a sharp plunge in global stock markets, there could be a whiff of a new era in the air. Given the failure of both markets and central banks to forecast inflation accurately, we should all be humble about the level of precision attached to the timing or nature of the bond market’s next chapter.



E*TRADE boosts its ETF lineup by 51%

Feb 1st, 2018 | By
E*TRADE boosts its ETF lineup by 51%

E*TRADE, a platform for investors to buy and sell ETFs free of brokerage commission, has expanded its lineup by 51%, adding 80 new ETFs to its range. “With the recent additions, comprehensive diversification, across practically any asset class, is now more easily and cheaply attainable than ever before.” said Rich Messina, SVP of Investment Product at E*TRADE Financial.



PIMCO: Four investment themes for the year ahead

Jan 30th, 2018 | By
Ryan Blute Pimco

By Ryan P. Blute, Head of Global Wealth Management, Europe, PIMCO.

PIMCO’s European global wealth management team recently surveyed financial intermediary clients across Europe. Drawing on the responses of 70 investors, including advisors, fund buyers and researchers, we can identify four themes as top-of-mind in 2018.



Active ETF inflows up substantially in 2017, finds ETFGI

Jan 29th, 2018 | By
Active ETF net inflows up 150% in 2017, finds ETFGI

Net inflows into actively managed ETFs and ETPs listed globally amounted to $24.9 billion in 2017, up substantially on the $11.6bn recorded in 2016, according to ETF industry consultants ETFGI.



PIMCO: Economic growth masks eurozone’s underlying fragility

Jan 19th, 2018 | By
Nicola Mai, portfolio manager, sovereign credit analyst at PIMCO.

By Nicola Mai, portfolio manager, sovereign credit analyst at PIMCO.
While things look good over the cyclical horizon, investors shouldn’t be complacent about the long-term outlook, as the region is still far from resolving its existential challenges.



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

Jan 15th, 2018 | By
VanEck launches 'fallen angel' and high-yield EM corporate bond ETFs on LSE

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.



Deutsche launches USD short-duration high-yield bond ETF

Jan 15th, 2018 | By
Deutsche launches US short duration high yield bond ETF

Deutsche Asset Management has expanded its range of US-listed ETFs with the launch of the Xtrackers Short Duration High Yield Bond ETF (SHYL US), targeting short-term, US dollar-denominated corporate debt with credit ratings below investment grade.