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Precious metals see inflows

Tue, 18/07/2017 - 13:36

ETF Securities writes that last week saw gold, platinum and silver ETPs with USD82 million in inflows in precious metals ETPs, led by gold (USD46.8 million), then silver (USD23.9 million), platinum (USD6.8 million) and the basket (USD4.1 million). »

BlackRock launches floating rate bond ETF

Wed, 12/07/2017 - 17:28

BlackRock has expanded its fixed income ETF range with the launch of a floating rate bond fund, designed to protect investor portfolios against a rise in interest rates. »

Bernard Fairman, Foresight

Foresight launches new Smart Bonds Fund

Wed, 12/07/2017 - 10:11

Foresight Group (Foresight) has launched Tranche A of its innovative Foresight Smart Bonds Fund, which offers investors the choice to invest over one-, two- or three-year fixed terms for between 4.07 per cent and 4.83 per cent rates of interest per annum. »

Lyxor adds to high yield ETFs range

Mon, 10/07/2017 - 16:47

Lyxor has launched a new short-dated US Dollar & Euro High Yield ETF, writing that they offer investors a defence against rising interest rates. The firm writes that their focus on one to three-year High Yield bonds is unique on the US Dollar side, and means their ETFs have a lower duration, and are less sensitive to interest rate changes than others. »

Elevate platform to offer Standard Life International Bond

Wed, 05/07/2017 - 09:59

The Standard Life International Bond has been added to the range of offshore products available on the Elevate platform. This is in direct response to demand from advisers, allowing their clients to purchase the bond wrapper with discounted terms to access the Elevate platform. 
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ETF Securities reports gold ETPs see large outflows

Tue, 04/07/2017 - 12:12

ETF Securities writes that last week saw the largest weekly outflows from Gold ETPs since December last year. “We saw USD160 million of outflows from gold ETPs last week after hawkish comments from the ECB and BOE and higher-than-expected German inflation.” »

RISE up for rising rate hedging

Wed, 21/06/2017 - 13:58

SIT is a USD14 billion asset management firm that has been managing money for 36 years. A product that the firm originally developed for the institutional market has now been incorporated within an ETF, enabling bond investors to protect their portfolios in a rising interest rate environment. »

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