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JP Morgan has launched a new series of exchange traded funds (ETFs) comprising four ETFs which provide exposure to the performance of European fixed income bonds. The ETFs track the sub-indexes of JP Morgan’s European Monetary Union Government Bond...
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Invesco PowerShares has launched the first three actively managed equity exchnage traded funds (ETFs), as well as an actively managed fixed-income ETF, on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Arca.
Barclays Capital has launched three FX Volatility indexes: the BetaVol, Smart BetaVol and AlphaVol. The indexes, which are designed to provide both portfolio diversification and event hedge protection against sudden market downturns, have been assembled...
Barclays Bank has launched the Optimised Currency Carry Exchange Traded Note on the NYSE-Arca Stock Exchange, which is designed to provide exposure to the Barclays Intelligent Carry Strategy Index which seeks a return by investing in high-yielding currencies...
Nasdaq OMX has launched the Nasdaq OMX 100 Index which comprises the largest 100 largest companies listed on the combined exchanges of the Nasdaq OMX Group.
Barclays Global Investors (BGI) has launched five new international Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs). The iShares MSCI Israel, Thailand and Turkey Index Funds, listed on NYSE Arca, are the first ETFs to offer exposure to these markets, while the MSCI All...
In a frank appraisal of the state of energy trading in Europe, Essent Trading CEO Paymon Aliabadi tells Roderick Bruce about Essent's attempts to overcome the issues that still confront traders, and his vision for an integrated European market
The US subprime crisis has shown how market illiquidity can affect trading. Yet liquidity risk is a fact of life for commodity firms. William Rhode looks at how to mitigate it
The European Energy Exchange is positioning itself as the key trading hub for Europe's energy and emissions markets. Roderick Bruce meets Tim Greenwood, head of UK operations at EEX, and Oliver Maibaum, sales and business development director, to discuss...
For years a liquid, transparent and competitive gas market has failed to appear in Germany. Now there are signs of progress as dominant incumbents, pushed by domestic and international pressure, move slowly towards a market model, writes Roderick Bruce