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Altavista-Sector SPDR Analyzer + Equal Sector Weight ETF-May 2015
May 5, 2015--The monthly update on each of the nine Select Sector SPDRs plus the ALPS Equal Sector Weight ETF is now available. ANZ enters $18b ETF market with six listings
May 25, 2015--ANZ Banking Group has become the first Australian bank to enter the $18 billion Australian exchange traded fund market, teaming up with London based ETF Securities to list six new securities on the Australian Securities Exchange that are tied to currencies, commodities and the share-market. BNY Mellon ADR Index Monthly Performance Update-April 2015
May 5, 2015--The BNY Mellon ADR Index Monthly Performance Update-April 2015 is now available. Bassanese's Market Insights: RBA still has easing bias
May 5, 2015--*The RBA cut official interest rates to the historic low of 2% today. As in February, the decision to cut rates came just after another relatively benign quarterly inflation report, and just before its next Quarterly Statement on Monetary Policy (due Friday)-which is likely to downgrade the economic growth outlook further. DB-Synthetic Equity & Index Strategy-US ETF Market Monthly Review-ETPs added $37.2bn in AUM breaking the $2.1 trillion mark
May 5, 2015--Data in this report is as of Thursday, April 30th
US ETP assets rose by $37.3bn
ETP assets in the US rose by $37.3bn to $2.107 trillion (YTD +6.5%) last month Global ETP industry assets closed at $2.856 trillion (YTD +8.2%).
ETF AUM was 14.9% of the Mutual Fund AUM at the end of March vs.14.6% at the end of 2014, and 6.5% at the end of 2007.
DB-Synthetic Equity & Index Strategy-Global-The Flow Whisperer-TAARSS says prefer Intl DM and EM equities in May
May 4, 2015--Tactical Asset Allocation Relative Strength Signal (TAARSS) Monthly Update
Top recommendations for May: Intl DM, EM, Hong Kong, and Indian equities, and Energy Commodity.
Market review >br> Risky assets had a good month in April with Global equities (ACWI) and Commodities (DBC) advancing by 2.9% and 7.1%, respectively. While US bonds (AGG) edged slightly lower by 0.3%.
London Stock Exchange April 2015 ETF & ETP Monthly Report
May 11, 2015--Two new order types (Cross Orders and Block Trade Facility) will be available for ETFs and ETPs on London Stock Exchange from 11 May. Hill, Carney Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Increase Consumer Access to Investment Information
May 18, 2015--This week, the House Committee on Financial Services will meet to markup H.R. 2356, the Fair Access to Investment Research Act, a bill introduced last week by Congressman French Hill (AR-02) and Congressman John Carney (DE-At Large). Legislation would allow B-Ds to publish ETF research without fear of breaking securities laws
Bill proposed by former broker passes key committee, would raise competition with Morningstar
May 22, 2015--Legislation approved this week by the House Financial Services Committee would allow broker-dealers to publish ETF research reports without the reports being considered offers to buy shares in the ETF.
How pension funds could change their asset allocation
May 25, 2015--Regulatory changes and lower expected returns from traditional assets classes could prompt local pension funds to increasingly turn to alternative assets in their search for yield.