Latest ETF News

Did Mirae overpay for Global X?

19th February 2018

The Korean press has reported that Global X was acquired by Mirae Asset for $488 million, leaving many wondering if Mirae overpaid. But is $488 million a fair price? We […]

Flow Traders rides new volatility wave

16th February 2018

The recent market volatility has been a boon to Amsterdam-based exchange traded product (ETP) liquidity provider Flow Traders which has seen its buoyant growth from the fourth quarter continue into […]

First Trust lists AI and robotics ETF; New issuer Whitford comes for Wednesdays

15th February 2018

Today’s new ETF listings from around the world. USA First Trust enters the robot race First Trust is listing a robotics and AI ETF, adding another product to this increasingly […]

HANetf makes Patterson UK sales director

14th February 2018

HANetf has completed another significant hire with David Patterson joining as director of UK and Ireland sales. Patterson joins from Deutsche Asset Management where he was head of UK wholsesale […]

XIV was a dud, but the stock market isn’t overvalued

13th February 2018

Three ETF stories from around the web this week that we found interesting.  1) XIV: You were warned XIV began trading after the great recession, meaning it had never been […]

Lightly leveraged ETFs at 125%

12th February 2018

USA “Lightly leveraged” at 1.25X Leveraged ETF specialist Direxion Investments is listing four new “lightly leveraged” ETFs in New York under a new sub-brand called “Portfolio+”. The Portfolio+ line will […]

Self-driving car ETF; Legg Mason teams with BetaShares

9th February 2018

Today’s new ETF listings from around the world.  USA New electric and self-driving cars ETF Penserra capital and white labeller exchange traded concept are banding together to list a new […]

More listings for Canada’s NEO exchange

8th February 2018

Today’s ETF listings from around the world.  Canada AGF taps the zeitgeist with infrastructure and ESG listings Toronto-based AGF Investments is listing two new actively managed ETFs that have their […]

The rise and rise of Hong Kong’s ETF market

7th February 2018

Rising markets and widening recognition of fixed income ETFs drives new money into Hong Kong’s ETF, writes Felix Xu.  Hong Kong’s ETF market will continue its growth momentum this year […]

Instead of listings, BMO Hong Kong develops existing ETFs

7th February 2018

Instead of attracting new assets with new ETFs, BMO Hong Kong is leveraging existing ones. And it’s working, writes Felix Xu.  BMO Global Asset Management’s Hong Kong subsidiary will prioritise […]