George Geddes's Articles

Vanguard debuts in Borsa Italiana

18th January 2019

Today marks Vanguard’s initial steps of expanding in to the Italian ETF market having listed its first range of ETFs on the Borsa Italiana. The 19-strong range of ETFs is […]

BNP Paribas expands German ETF sales team

16th January 2019

BNP Paribas has announced the appointment of Katharina Anna Rost to its ETF and Index Fund Solutions team in Germany. Rost’s duties will involve strengthening BNP Paribas’ sales capability and […]

Solactive launches Gold Giants index for Harvest Portfolio ETF

15th January 2019

Harvest Portfolio Groups is launching a ‘Gold Giants’ ETF which is tracking the price movements of 20 of the world’s leading gold mining companies. The criteria selects companies depending on […]

Fixed income specialist Tabula launches high yield ETF

14th January 2019

Fixed income specialist Tabula has launched a high yield ETF, adding to its now three-strong range of ETFs. The Tabula European iTraxx Crossover Credit UCITS ETF (TECC) offers passive exposure […]

Another asset manager joins the Bitcoin ETF bandwagon

11th January 2019

Bitwise Asset Management is joining the likes of VanEck in its attempt to launch a Bitcoin ETF. The asset manager has filed its initial registration with the US Securities and […]

Vanguard becomes Australia’s leading ETF issuer

11th January 2019

Australia’s ETF market has reached a record high in Assets Under Management despite having a poor Q4 in 2018, according to Vanguard’s recent report. Most economies struggled in the latter end […]

Latin America ETFs boom early in 2019

10th January 2019

The Latin America region had a busy 2018 with Donald Trump pressing the progression of the wall between Mexico and the US as well as Brazil electing a right-wing president. […]

RBC and BlackRock create alliance to form Canada’s most comprehensive ETF offering

9th January 2019

World’s leading ETF provider BlackRock and Canada’s leading asset manager Royal Bank of Canada have formed an alliance to develop the Canadian ETF marketplace. The alliance being named RBC iShares […]

J.P. Morgan Asset Management snags former State Street’s Head of UK Wealth

8th January 2019

J.P Morgan Asset Management has appointed Edward (Ted) Malcolm as Executive Director to its International ETF Business, with immediate effect. Based in JPMAM’s London offices, Malcolm is focusing on developing […]

Are we likely to see a Bitcoin ETF in 2019?

7th January 2019

It’s been 10 years since Satoshi Nakamoto – whose identity/identities still remains unknown – launched Bitcoin. The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is currently considering the proposal for a […]