One area that looks poised to benefit from the turn in the credit cycle is distressed debt, with funds readying themselves to take advantage of any opportunities that may arise. Six thought leaders of the industry consider the outlook for distressed debt
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ProFunds Group, manager of short and leveraged funds, has launched 12 exchange-traded funds (ETF) providing short or leveraged exposure to commodities, the Euro and the Yen. The ETFs tracking broad commodities and crude oil indexes, as well as the ETFs...
Northern Trust has listed a new exchange-traded fund (ETF) on the Arca platform of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE.) The Nets (Northern Exchange traded shares) fund will track the performance of the FTSE CNBC Global 300 Index, which includes 300 stocks...
BNP Paribas has launched two new FX indexes, Galaxy Alpha and Alpha plus, which aim to offer an alternative to traditional carry trade strategies, which have underperformed over the past year given extreme volatility in FX and interest rate markets.