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The first exchange-traded funds to offer daily leveraged exposure to US and UK sovereign debt have been listed in Europe
Pimco and State Street launch new actively managed ETFs as US and Canadian markets see strong surge in assets under management
Most independent financial advisers are still unprepared for the implementation of the FSA's Retail Distribution Review, according to market participants
Institutional investors in Europe favour fixed-income and alternative assets as they continue de-risking their portfolios, with a focus on cost-effective market exposure and downside protection
JP Morgan is to use S&P Indices' new Italy LargeMidCap Index as the basis for bespoke structured products
Thirty-five dual directional structured products have been issued so far this year in the US, but research from a securities consulting firm warns against them
The potential ban on the sale of unregulated collective investment schemes to retail will also reduce the range of investments in the private wealth sector, say industry participants
European exchanges record higher trading volumes in investment certificates and leverage products in the first quarter of the year
Market participants in the UK are optimistic that the removal of commission in favour of fees for financial advice as part of the Financial Services Authority's Retail Distribution Review will help ...
iShares is offering a play on uncertainty in the eurozone with the launch of eight ETFs that offer exposure to the sovereign debt of individual eurozone members
While North American equity ETFs have had big inflows since the start of the year, those based on European equities have had huge outflows
Srikant Dash will leave S&P Indices on June 1 after 12 years at the company, to be replaced by Jim Bailey. Dash's departure will come a month ahead of the merger with Dow Jones Indexes that will see...
Third-generation, dynamic commodity strategies are on the rise as increasingly sophisticated investors seek to capitalise on fast-changing trends in commodities
Alternative asset ETFs have seen a big increase in assets this year, and Dow Jones has joined in the trend with the licensing of a new multi-asset index for ETF creation
Link-up will allow institutional fixed-income investors to apply ESG investment strategies to their bond portfolios
The US regulator's latest letter on structured products adds a new twist to the debate, calling for pricing disclosure
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