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Euronext launches two Morningstar European indices

Thu, 27/07/2017 - 16:37

Euronext has launched the Morningstar Eurozone 50 IndexSM and Morningstar Developed Markets Europe 100 IndexSM on Euronext. »

Kenneth Froot, State Street

Investor Confidence up 7.9 points in July to 108.9

Wed, 26/07/2017 - 10:48

State Street Global Exchange’s Global Investor Confidence Index increased to 108.9 in July, up 7.9 points from June’s revised reading of 101. The improvement in sentiment was driven by a 10.0 increase in the North American ICI to 112.1.  »

STOXX licensed to Direxion

Thu, 13/07/2017 - 15:10

STOXX Ltd, the operator of Deutsche Boerse Group’s index business and a provider tradeable indices has announced that the EURO STOXX 50 has been licensed to Direxion Funds to underlie a 3x Leveraged ETF. »

Spectrem’s Millionaire Investor Confidence Index rebounds from historic decline in May

Thu, 06/07/2017 - 09:00

One month after recording the largest decline in investor confidence in its history – a fall of 17 points from April to May, the Spectrem Millionaire Investor Confidence Index (SMICI) bounced back slightly in June with an increase of three points. »

SIX Swiss Exchange sees increased trading turnover

Tue, 04/07/2017 - 12:15

The SIX Swiss Exchange saw trading turnover in the first half of 2017 up by 5.3 per cent year-on-year to CHF723.6 billion. »

Ken Froot, State Street

Investor Confidence down by 1.6 points in June to 101.0

Wed, 28/06/2017 - 10:05

The State Street Global Investor Confidence Index declined slightly in June by 1.6 points and now stands at 101.0, down from May’s revised reading of 102.6.  »

The VIX index – how low can it go

Wed, 21/06/2017 - 13:44

ETF Securities has written a research note commenting that the VIX index – also known as the fear index - is currently demonstrating a complete absence of fear. The firm writes that in the context of current world affairs and political instability, it believes this is demonstrating a worrying complacency amongst investors. »

WisdomTree comments on accessing China A-Shares

Tue, 20/06/2017 - 13:45

Nizam Hamid (pictured), ETF Strategist at WisdomTree in Europe, has written a note regarding the likely inclusion by MSCI of Chinese A-shares and how investors in the UK can access these companies while the gradual change takes place. »

China Post Global launches smart beta Japan and China ETFs

Mon, 05/06/2017 - 13:27

March 2016 saw RBS’s ETF range Market Access move to China Post Global, in a transition that managing director Danny Dolan describes as ‘smooth’. “The team and I were at RBS previously with the ETFs,” Dolan explains, “and we moved here in parallel to the acquisition in a very smooth process.” »

T3 Index launches E8 emerging market FX index

Tue, 30/05/2017 - 07:07

T3 Index has launched its E8 index, which measures the performance of the world’s eight largest emerging market exchange rates. »


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