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Public has their say on Bitcoin ETF

22nd March 2019

“I would strongly endorse the consideration of this exciting new initiative” and “it has no value as a financial product, let alone as a currency” are just two of the […]

ETF investors are getting younger

22nd March 2019

Over a 12 month period from October 2017 to October 2018, the number of ETF investors in Australia grew 22%, reaching a new high of 385,000. This is according to […]

Which asset manager saw the largest flows in February?

21st March 2019

The month of February saw the largest inflows for the US funds market in the last 12 months with $53.5bn, according to Morningstar’s latest Fund Flows Commentary report. Passive funds […]

Invesco pulls $1bn into US Treasury ETF amid ‘subdued’ rate outlook

21st March 2019

Invesco has seen over $1bn flows into its US Treasury Bond 7-10 Year UCITS ETF (TRE7) since launch on 11 January. TRE7 was launched as part of the firm’s US […]

BlackRock’s new ETF shows how value became quality

21st March 2019

As dinosaurs evolved into birds, value investors became quality investors.  The archaeologist in Steven Spielberg’s blockbuster Jurassic Park, Dr Alan Grant, believed that dinosaurs never died out as such – […]

Solactive expands ‘exotic’ offering with crypto index

20th March 2019

German index provider Solactive has partnered with cryptocurrency data provider CoinMarketCap (CMC) to launch its Cryptocurrency Benchmark indices. The CMC Crypto 200 index is comprised of the 200 largest cryptocurrencies […]

BlackRock expects shift from passive to active strategies as bull-market nears end

20th March 2019

The equity market’s most recent bull run turned 10 years old at the beginning of March however, some analysts believe this run concluded back in December while others believe it […]

Invesco continues underpricing competitors with two gilt ETFs

20th March 2019

Invesco is set to compete with ETF giants BlackRock and Vanguard with its latest fixed income ETFs, offering exposure to UK gilts at a fraction of the price, ETF Stream […]

US investors favour corporates over government bond ETFs in February

19th March 2019

Global equity and fixed income ETFs saw inflows of €27.2bn and €14.5bn in February, respectively, according to Amundi’s monthly flows report. From the €14.5bn invested in fixed income ETFs, 50% […]

Axiom and Unicredit team up for CoCo ETF launch

19th March 2019

Axiom Alternative Investments and Unicredit have banded together to launch the first ETF to provide exposure to the global CoCos market, or contingent convertible bonds. The UC AXI Global CoCo […]