BMO Asset Management Led Canadian ETF Industry in Growth in 2011-continued

February 7, 2012--BMO Asset Management (BMO AM) today announced that its Exchanged Traded Fund (ETF)* business led the Canadian ETF industry in growth in 2011, accounting for $2.3 billion CDN or 49 per cent of the growth of assets under management.**
Further, BMO ETFs, currently a suite of 44 funds, more than doubled in size, increasing from $1.5 billion to $3.8 billion in assets under management in 2011.

"2011 was a tremendous year for us. Much of our success stemmed from our ability to anticipate the specific needs of investors," said Rajiv Silgardo, Co-CEO, BMO Global Asset Management. "Canadians were looking for innovative products that offered security and stability during volatile times, while also searching for yield in a low interest rate environment. We were able to respond with the right mix of offerings."

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Source: BMO Financial Group


American ETP News
U.S. economy slows, with GDP growing 0.5% in first quarter
April 28, 2016--The U.S. economy grew at its weakest quarterly pace in two years between the months of January and March, government data showed Thursday morning, as consumers and businesses alike showed new caution with their spending.
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Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement
April 27, 2016--Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in March indicates that labor market conditions have improved further even as growth in economic activity appears to have slowed.
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WisdomTree Launches Fundamental U.S. Corporate Bond ETF Suite
Qualitative Approach to Fixed Income Investing Using Fundamentals to Screen for Quality and Tilt toward Income
April 27, 2016--WisdomTree (WETF), an exchange-traded fund ("ETF") and exchange-traded product ("ETP") sponsor and asset manager, today announced the launch of four U.S. Corporate Bond ETFs on the BATS Exchange.
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Chinese Commodities Brokerage Yintech Debuts on Nasdaq
Yintech raises $101 million from the IPO, the third Chinese company to list in the U.S. this year
April 27, 2016--A Shanghai-based online commodities brokerage listed its shares in the U.S. on Wednesday, becoming one of the few Chinese technology companies to go public in New York this year.
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CrowdInvest Launches Market's Only Crowd Sentiment-Weighted ETF
Rules-based ETF to Trade on the New York Stock Exchange
April 26, 2016--The creators of the CrowdInvest Wisdom Index (CROWDWIS) and the Crowd-Invest mobile application today launch the CrowdInvest Wisdom ETF (WIZE), an exchange-traded fund that tracks the CrowdInvest Wisdom Index.
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NYSE, Nasdaq blast SEC market advisory group plans, processes
April 26, 2016--A plan to test limiting a contentious pricing model used by U.S. stock exchanges could have negative consequences and would not improve the trading of listed companies, executives from the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Inc said on Tuesday.
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Goldilocks Levels For US Home Inventories
Market Update-US Mortgage Market, Q1 2016
April 26, 2016--After bottoming out at 63.4% in summer 2015, the US home ownership rate has been gradually increasing.
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MarketVectors files with the SEC
April 25, 2016--MarketVectors has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Rafferty Asset Management Closing Two Currency Hedged ETFs
April 25, 2016--The Board of Trustees of the Direxion Shares ETF Trust has decided to liquidate and close the Direxion Daily MSCI Europe Currency Hedged Bull 2X Shares (HEGE) and the Direxion Daily MSCI Japan Currency Hedged Bull 2X Shares (HEGJ) ("the Funds") based on the recommendation of Rafferty Asset Management, LLC, the Trust's advisor.
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First Asset Global launches financial sector ETF
April 25, 2016--First Asset Investment Management Inc. has announced that First Asset Global Financial Sector ETF will commence trading today on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol FSF.
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OppenheimerFunds Hires Sharon French as Head of Beta Solutions
April 25, 2016--Oppenheimer Funds, a leading global asset manager, today announced that Sharon French joined the firm as Head of Beta Solutions
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BlackRock Introduces iShares Sustainable MSCI Global Impact ETF
April 22, 2016--Fund aims to help investors achieve financial objectives while encouraging positive social and environmental impact.
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Exchange Traded Concepts files with the SEC
April 22, 2016--Exchange Traded Concepts has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the CrowdInvest Wisdom ETF.
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Infographic-The March of the Zombie Miners Continues
April 22, 2016--New report shows that over half (52%) of all Canadian-listed mining companies are zombies
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WisdomTree Announces Plans to Launch ETFs in Canada
Raj Lala Will Lead Company's Efforts in Canada
April 22, 2016--WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (NASDAQ:WETF), an exchange-traded fund ("ETF") and exchange-traded product ("ETP") sponsor and asset manager, today announced it has established an office in Toronto, and pending Canadian regulatory approval, will distribute Canadian ETFs,
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Bats Global Markets Reports Strong March Market Share
April 21, 2016--Acquires ETF.com, Announces the SPYIX Volatility Index
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ETF Series Solutions files with the SEC-Diamond Hill Valuation-Weighted 500 ETF
April 21, 2016--ETF Series Solutions has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Diamond Hill Valuation-Weighted 500 ETF.
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ETF Series Solutions files with the SEC
April 21, 2016--ETF Series Solutions has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Infographic-Watch U.S. Consumption Numbers in Real-Time
April 21, 2016--Advanced economies are typically heavily reliant on the domestic consumption of goods and services, and the United States is no exception.
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Ivy NextSharesTM to Launch Late Summer 2016
April 20, 2016--Ivy NextShares in three strategies to be available.
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Dhandho Junoon ETF Launches on NYSE Arca: JUNE
April 20, 2016--Dhandho Funds LLC ("Dhandho"), led by Founder and Chief Executive Officer Mohnish Pabrai, is pleased to announce the launch of the Dhandho Junoon ETF (the "Fund") on the New York Stock Exchange Arca (NYSE Arca: JUNE).
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Amplify(R) ETFs Announces Launch of Online Retail ETF (NASDAQ: IBUY)
IBUY, the first ETF from Amplify, tracks the EQM Online Retail Index (IBUYXT)
April 20, 2016--Amplify ETFs, a firm founded in 2015 by ETF industry veteran Christian Magoon, announces the debut of the Amplify Online Retail ETF (NASDAQ: IBUY).
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First Trust to Cross-List Three More AlphaDEX(R) ETFs in Mexico
April 20, 2016--Three new international funds based on the AlphaDEX(R) Methodology will be cross listed on the Bolsa Mexicana de Valores
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Horizons ETFs Launches the Horizons NASDAQ-100(R) Index ETF
April 20, 2016--Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. ("Horizons ETFs") is pleased to announce the launch of the Horizons NASDAQ-100(R) Index ETF ("HXQ"), which will provide investors with low-cost, tax-efficient exposure to 100 of the largest U.S. and international non-financial companies listed on The NASDAQ Stock Market.<
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Sprott Asset Management launches social media equity ETF
April 20, 2016--Toronto-headquartered exchange-traded fund provider Sprott Asset Management has launched a new fund on the NYSE Arca that attempts to pick outperforming US equities based upon investor sentiment trends on social media sites.
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Mackenzie Investments launches Active ETFs with a suite of fixed income solutions
April 19, 2016--Mackenzie Financial Corporation (Mackenzie Investments) is excited to unveil a new chapter in the company's history with the launch of four unique fixed income Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs).
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Guggenheim Introduces Large Cap Optimized Diversification ETF
April 19, 2016--Seeks to optimize diversification through selecting low-correlated large-cap stocks and weighting them by correlation and risk.
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Global X Launches S&P 500 Catholic Values ETF
April 19, 2016--Global X Funds, the New York-based provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), today launched the Global X S&P 500(R) Catholic Values Index ETF (Nasdaq: CATH).
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Sphere Investments Announces the Launch of the Sphere FTSE Asia Sustainable Yield Index ETF and Sphere FTSE Europe Sustainable Yield Index ETF
April 19, 2016--Sphere Investments is pleased to announce the launch of Sphere FTSE Asia Sustainable Yield Index ETF and Sphere FTSE Europe Sustainable Yield Index ETF (the "Sphere ETFs").
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First Trust files with the SEC
April 19, 2016--First Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Direxion Announces Reverse Splits of Two Leveraged ETFs
April 15, 2016--Direxion has announced it will execute reverse share splits for two of its leveraged exchange-traded funds ("Funds").
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Sphere Investments Announces the Launch of Sphere FTSE Canada Sustainable Yield Index ETF
April 15, 2016--Sphere Investments is pleased to announce the launch of the Sphere FTSE Canada Sustainable Yield Index ETF (the "Sphere ETF").
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Columbia Management Investment Advisers files with the SEC
April 15, 2016--Columbia Management Investment Advisers has filed a application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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Treasury International Capital Data for February
April 15, 2016--The U.S. Department of the Treasury today released Treasury International Capital (TIC) data for February 2016. The next release, which will report on data for March 2016, is scheduled for May 16, 2016.
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CFTC.gov Commitments of Traders Reports Update
April 15, 2016--The current reports for the week of April 12, 2016 are now available.
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SEC Adopts Business Conduct Standards for Security-Based Swap Dealers and Major Security-Based Swap Participants
April 15, 2016--The Securities and Exchange Commission voted on April 13 to adopt final rules implementing a comprehensive set of business conduct standards and chief compliance officer requirements for security-based swap dealers and major security-based swap participants (security-based swap entities).
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Pointbreak ETF Trust files with the SEC
April 15, 2016--Pointbreak ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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First Trust to Launch the First Trust RiverFront Dynamic International ETFs
Three dynamic international ETFs actively managed by RiverFront Investment Group LLC
April 14, 2016--First Trust Advisors L.P. ("First Trust") announced today that they have launched three new exchange-traded funds ("ETFs"), First Trust RiverFront Dynamic Europe ETF (Nasdaq: RFEU), First Trust RiverFront Dynamic Asia Pacific ETF (Nasdaq: RFAP), and First Trust RiverFront Dynamic Developed International ETF (Nasdaq: RFDI) (the "Funds" and each a "Fund").
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OWLshares Trust files with the SEC
April 14, 2016--OWLshares has filed a pre-effective amendment no.1, registration statement with the SEC for the OWLshares ESG 500 Index Fund.
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J.P. Morgan Buys Minority Stake In ETF Provider Global X
Bank's asset-management unit currently runs seven ETF funds
April 14, 2016--J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. said Thursday it has taken a minority stake in a rival exchange-traded-fund provider, a move that could jump-start the bank's relatively small footprint in the industry.
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Bats Welcomes State Street Global Advisors to the Bats ETF Marketplace
Global ETF Leader Lists Two ETFs on Bats for First Time
April 14, 2016--Bats Global Markets (Bats), the #1 U.S. market for the trading of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), today welcomed State Street Global Advisors (SSGA), the asset management business of State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT), as a new issuer with the listing of the SPDR DoubleLine Emerging Markets Fixed Income ETF (Bats: EMTL) and the SPDR DoubleLine Short Duration Total Return Tactical ETF (Bats: STOT).
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WisdomTree files with the SEC-WisdomTree Fundamental U.S. Short-Term BBB Corporate Bond Fund
April 14, 2016--WisdomTree has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the WisdomTree Fundamental U.S. Short-Term BBB Corporate Bond Fund.
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WisdomTree files with the SEC-WisdomTree Fundamental U.S. BBB Corporate Bond Fund
April 14, 2016--WisdomTree has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the WisdomTree Fundamental U.S. BBB Corporate Bond Fund.
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WisdomTree files with the SEC-WisdomTree Fundamental U.S. Short-Term High Yield Corporate Bond Fund
April 14, 2016--WisdomTree has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the WisdomTree Fundamental U.S. Short-Term High Yield Corporate Bond Fund.
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WisdomTree files with the SEC-WisdomTree Fundamental U.S. High Yield Corporate Bond Fund
April 14, 2016--WisdomTree has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the WisdomTree Fundamental U.S. High Yield Corporate Bond Fund.
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WisdomTree files with the SEC-WisdomTree Fundamental U.S. Short-Term Corporate Bond Fund
April 14, 2016--WisdomTree has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the WisdomTree Fundamental U.S. Short-Term Corporate Bond Fund.
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WisdomTree files with the SEC-WisdomTree Fundamental U.S. Corporate Bond Fund
April 14, 2016--WisdomTree has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the WisdomTree Fundamental U.S. Corporate Bond Fund.
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First Trust files with the SEC
April 14, 2016--First Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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The Nasdaq Stock Market(R)Leads US Listing Exchanges with 42 Percent of New ETP Listings and Switches in the First Quarter of 2016
April 14, 2016--Vanguard, PowerShares, First Trust, Principal, Victory Capital and Eaton Vance among ETF Issuers to Select Nasdaq as Primary Venue for New Listings in March
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Research Affiliates-Negative Rates Are Dangerous to Your Wealth
April 14, 2016--Key Points
1. Investors are wise to be concerned by zero and negative interest rate policies promulgated by central bankers, because starting yields predict future investment returns. Zero real interest rates predict zero real returns, and negative real interest rates predict negative real returns.
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Van Eck(R) MerkŪ(R) Gold Trust Reaches $100 million in Assets
April 14, 2016--Van Eck Merk Gold Trust (NYSE Arca: OUNZ), launched in May,, 2014, has surpassed $100 million in assets under management.
"We increasingly see investors drawn to OUNZ not only for the simple ETF access it provides to gold, but also its unique feature that enables investors to take delivery of their gold," said Brandon Rakszawski, ETF Product Manager for Van Eck.
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Assets invested in ETFs/ETPs listed in the United States reached a new record high of 2.17 trillion US dollars at the end of Q1 2016, according to ETFGI
April 13, 2016--Assets invested in ETFs/ETPs listed in the United States reached a new record of US$2.17 trillion at the end of Q1 surpassing the prior record of US$2.15 trillion set at the end of May 2015 Q1.
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Teucrium files with the SEC
April 13, 2016--Teucrium has filed a pre-effective amendment No.1 to form S-1, registration statement with the SEC for the Teucrium Corn Fund.
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OWLshares Trust files with the SEC
April 13, 2016--OWLshares has filed a form N-1A registration statement with the SEC for the OWLshares ESG 500 Index Fund.
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FactorShares files with the SEC-QuantumShares Ultra-Short Treasury/Government ETF
April 13, 2016-FactorShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the QuantumShares Ultra-Short Treasury/Government ETF.
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FBR-Beige Book-Current Economic Conditions
April 13, 2016--Reports from the twelve Federal Reserve Districts suggest that national economic activity continued to expand in late February and March, though the pace of growth varied across Districts. Most Districts said that economic growth was in the modest to moderate range and that contacts expected growth would remain in that range going forward.
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United States Commodity Funds LLC files with the SEC
April 12, 2016--United States Commodity Funds LLC has filed a form S-1 registration statement with the SEC for the REX S&P MLP Fund.
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ETF Series Solutions files with the SEC-Titan ETF
April 12, 2016--ETF Series Solutions has filed a application for exemptive relief with the SEC-Titan ETF.
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Amplify ETF Trust files with the SEC
April 12, 2016--Amplify ETF Trust has filed a pre-effective amendment no.5, registration statement with the SEC.
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Guggenheim files with the SEC
April 12, 2016--Guggenheim has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Guggenheim Limited Duration ETF.
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Cambria files with the SEC
April 12, 2016--Cambria has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Regulator Joins Nasdaq Chief in Warning About Too Many Tests
April 12, 2016--SEC's Luparello cautions against running too many market tests
Nasdaq's Greifeld promotes simulations, not real-world pilots
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AdvisorShares Active ETF Report: Sustained Growth
April 12, 2016--Assets in actively managed ETFs increased by $425 million, or 1.75%, to $24.706 billion. There was one fund closure last month, which takes the overall count down to 136.
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Latin America Faces Policy Dilemmas Post Boom
April 12, 2016--Region's average growth to remain below zero in 2016
Mexico, Central American and Caribbean growing at 2.5%
Commodity exporters face difficult balance between short-term demands and long-term aspirations
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Horizons ETFs Launches Canada's Lowest Cost Dividend ETF
New ETF provides low-cost, tax-efficient exposure to Canada's largest dividend payers
April 11, 2016--Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. ("Horizons ETFs") is pleased to announce the launch of the Horizons Cdn High Dividend Index ETF ("HXH"), which will provide investors with low-cost, tax-efficient exposure to high dividend paying Canadian companies
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Franklin Templeton files with the SEC
April 11, 2016--Franklin Templeton has filed a first amended and restated application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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Amplify ETF Trust files with the SEC
April 11, 2016--Amplify ETF Trust has filed a pre-effective amendment no.4, registration statement with the SEC.
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Recon Capital files with the SEC
April 11, 2016--Recon Capital has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC or the Recon Capital Europe Minimum Volatility ETF
Recon Capital International Minimum Volatility ETF
Recon Capital Japan Minimum Volatility ETF
Recon Capital USA Minimum Volatility ETF.
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Recon Capital files with the SEC
April 11, 2016--Recon Capital has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC or the Recon Capital Europe Minimum Volatility ETF
Recon Capital International Minimum Volatility ETF
Recon Capital Japan Minimum Volatility ETF
Recon Capital USA Minimum Volatility ETF.
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Exchange Traded Concepts files with the SEC
April 11, 2016-- Exchange Traded Concepts has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC. This post-effective amendment No. 165 relates to the WeatherStorm Forensic Accounting Long-Short ETF and Hull Tactical US ETF
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Direxion files with the SEC
April 11, 2016--Direxion has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Van Eck files with the SEC
April 11, 2016--Van Eck has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
Market Vectors High Income MLP ETF
Market Vectors High Income Infrastructure MLP ETF.
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Infographic-See How the Internet of Things Will Change Your Life
April 10, 2016--The dawn of the Internet of Things (IoT) era is already upon us, but for many people there is a chance that the future impact of the IoT is still pretty unclear.
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CFTC.gov Commitments of Traders Reports Update
April 8, 2016--The current reports for the week of April 5, 2016 are now available.
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Global X Funds to Liquidate China Bond ETF
April 8, 2016--April 4, 2016--Global X Funds, the New York-based exchange-traded funds provider, today announced the scheduled liquidation of the Global X GF China Bond ETF (NYSE Arca: CHNB).
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Fidelity files with the SEC
April 8, 2016--Fidelity has filed a application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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Hartford Funds files with the SEC
April 8, 2016--Hartford Funds has filed a second amended and restated application for exemptive relief with the SEC-actively managed ETFs.
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CBO-Monthly Budget Review for March 2016
April 7, 2016--The federal budget deficit was $457 billion for the first six months of fiscal year 2016, the Congressional Budget Office estimates-$18 billion more than the shortfall recorded in the same span last year.
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WisdomTree Launches Emerging Markets Dividend Fund (DVEM) and International
DVEM Offers Broad-Based Access to Growth and Income Potential of Emerging Markets
IQDG as Newest Addition to Forward-Looking Quality Dividend Growth Suite of ETFs
April 7, 2016--WisdomTree (NASDAQ: WETF), an exchange-traded fund ("ETF") and exchange-traded product ("ETP") sponsor and asset manager, today announced the launch of the WisdomTree Emerging Markets Dividend Fund (DVEM), and the WisdomTree International Quality Dividend Growth Fund (IQDG) on the BATS Exchange.
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IMF Working paper-Advancing Financial Development in Latin America and the Caribbean
April 7, 2016--Summary: This paper examines the state of financial development in the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region as well as potential growth and stability implications from further development. The analysis suggests that access to financial institutions has expanded notably in the past decade, and the region compares favorably with other emerging market regions on this dimension.
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First Trust Announces Changes to Investment Objectives for Twelve AlphaDEX(R) ETFs
April 7, 2016--On April 8, 2016, each of the index exchange-traded funds listed below (each, a "Fund") will change its investment objective to seek investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield (before the Fund's fees and expenses) of a new corresponding Nasdaq AlphaDEX(R) Equity Index (each, a "New Index").
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Voya Investment Management files with the SEC
April 7, 2016--Voya Investment Management has filed a amended and restated application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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BlackRock Collateral Trust files with the SEC-BlackRock Government Collateral Pledge Unit
April 7, 2016--BlackRock has filed a form N-1A registration statement with the SEC for the BlackRock Government Collateral Pledge Unit.
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First Trust files with the SEC
April 7, 2016--First Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the First Trust Alternative Absolute Return Strategy ETF.
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JP Morgan files with the SEC
April 7, 2016--J.P. Morgan has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the JPMorgan Diversified Return International Currency Hedged ETF.
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Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee March 15-16, 2016
April 6, 2016--The Federal Reserve Board and the Federal Open Market Committee on Wednesday released the minutes of the Committee meeting held on March 15-16, 2016.
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BM&FBovespa Buys Mexico Bourse Stake in Bid for More Integration
April 6, 2016--Operator has already purchased stake in Chile's exchange
BM&FBovespa has said it sees chance for new distribution
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White House Fact Sheet: Strengthening Retirement Security by Cracking Down on Conflicts of Interest in Retirement Savings
April 6, 2016--Middle class economics means that Americans should be able to retire with dignity after a lifetime of hard work. But today, the rules of the road do not ensure that financial advisers act in their clients' best interest when they give retirement investment advice.
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REX Shares Introduces First Ever Gold Hedged Equity ETFs
April 5, 2016--REX Shares, LLC (REX) today announced the launch of two exchange-traded funds (ETFs): the REX Gold Hedged S&P 500 ETF (NYSE Arca: GHS) and the REX Gold Hedged FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSE Arca: GHE).
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Amplify ETF Trust files with the SEC
April 5, 2016--Amplify ETF Trust has filed a pre-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Amplify Online Retail ETF.
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Bats Global Markets, Inc. Announces the Launch of its Initial Public Offering
April 4, 2016--Bats Global Markets, Inc. ("Bats"), a leading global operator of exchanges and services for financial markets, today announced the launch of its initial public offering of 11,200,000 shares of its common stock by certain Bats stockholders.
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J.P. Morgan Asset Management Launches Two New ETFS: JPIH and JPEH
expands innovative strategic beta suite with two currency-hedged equity ETFs
April 4, 2016--J.P. Morgan Asset Management today announced the expansion of its strategic beta suite with the launch of two new funds, JPMorgan Diversified Return Europe Currency Hedged Equity ETF (JPEH) and JPMorgan Diversified Return International Currency Hedged Equity (JPIH).
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Global X files with the SEC
April 4, 2016--Global X has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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WisdomTree files with the SEC-WisdomTree Emerging Markets Dividend Fund
April 4, 2016--WisdomTree has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the WisdomTree Emerging Markets Dividend Fund (DVEM).
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WisdomTree files with the SEC-WisdomTree International Quality Dividend Growth Fund
April 4, 2016--WisdomTree has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the WisdomTree International Quality Dividend Growth Fund (IQDG).
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Pointbreak ETF Trust files with the SEC
April 4, 2016--Pointbreak ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Global X files with the SEC
April 4, 2016--Global X has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Global X Conscious Companies ETF.
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AdvisorShares Weekly Market Update-This Week in Active ETFs: First Quarter Ends With A Meh!
Highlights of the Prior week-For the week of March 28-April 1
April 4, 2016--A funny thing happened on the way to the quarter end; the tight correlation between WTI and the equity market appears to be broken as their fortunes diverged sharply last week with the S&P 500 rallying 1.81% while West Texas Intermediate Crude fell 7.70%; more than 4% on Friday alone.
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TSX Welcomes TD Asset Management, Canada's Newest ETF Provider to Open the Market
April 4, 2016--Executives from TD Asset Management Inc. (TDAM) will join Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) to open trading this morning to celebrate the launch of their new exchange traded fund (ETF) business.
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Morgan Stanley Favors Inflation-Linked Debt as Fed Seen 'Dovish'
April 3, 2016--We continue to like being long 30-year TIPS, company says
MS's view echoes BlackRock, Pimco calls for inflation pickup
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Horizons ETF Trust to Close and Liquidate the Horizons Korea KOSPI 200 ETF
April 2, 2016--After careful consideration, the Board of Trustees of the Horizons ETF Trust has determined to close and liquidate the Horizons Korea KOSPI 200 ETF (NYSE: HKOR)(the "Fund"), which is managed and marketed by Horizons ETFs Management (USA) LLC ("Horizons USA").
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Bats Global Markets set to test water over second listing attempt
April 2, 2016--Bats Global Markets could launch a marketing blitz as early as next week in its second attempt to list as the exchanges operator pushes forward with going public, a person familiar with the deal said.
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ISE Holdings Reports Business Activity for March 2016
April 1, 2016--ISE's options exchanges combined to represent 16.8% of equity options market share, excluding dividend trades.
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Pointbreak Advisers files with the SEC-Pointbreak Diversified Commodity Strategy Fund
April 1, 2016--Pointbreak Advisers LLC has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SXEC for the Pointbreak Diversified Commodity Strategy Fund. The Fund is an actively managed ETF.
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Fed gives green light on banks' US muni bond holdings
April 1, 2016--US regulators have bowed to pressure from the financial industry and allowed banks
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PowerShares files with the SEC-PowerShares DWA Tactical International Rotation Portfolio
April 1, 2016--PowerShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the PowerShares DWA Tactical International Rotation Portfolio.
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PowerShares files with the SEC
April 1, 2016--PowerShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the PowerShares DWA Momentum & Low Volatility Rotation Portfolio
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Elevation ETF Trust files with the SEC
March 31, 2016--Elevation ETF Trust has filed a pre-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Dhandho Junoon ETF..
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IMF Policy Paper-Financial Integration in Latin America
March 31, 2016--Summary: Many Latin American economies have experienced significant reductions in growth recently, as a result of the end of the commodity super-cycle and the rebalancing of China's growth, and a number of global banks have been leaving the region.
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United States Commodity Funds files with the SEC-United States Brent Oil Fund, LP
March 31, 2016--United States Commodity Funds has filed a form S-1 registration statement with the SEC for the United States Brent Oil Fund, LP.
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United States Commodity Funds files with the SEC-United States Diesel-Heating Oil Fund, LP
March 31, 2016--United States Commodity Funds has filed a form S-1 registration statement with the SEC for the United States Diesel-Heating Oil Fund, LP.
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SPDR Index Shares files with the SEC
March 31, 2016--SPDR MSCI EAFE StrategicFactorsSM Currency Hedged ETF
SPDR MSCI Emerging Markets StrategicFactorsSM Currency Hedged ETF
SPDR MSCI Australia StrategicFactorsSM Currency Hedged ETF
SPDR MSCI Canada StrategicFactorsSM Currency Hedged ETF
SPDR MSCI Japan StrategicFactorsSM Currency Hedged ETF
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Elevation ETF Trust files with the SEC-Dhandho Junoon ETF
March 30, 2016--Elevation ETF Trust has filed a pre-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Dhandho Junoon ETF.
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ISE Announces First Implementation of a Securities Exchange on Amazon Web Services Cloud Computing Environment
March 30, 2016--The International Securities Exchange (ISE) is the first regulated securities exchange to build and operate cloud-based disaster recovery infrastructure as part of disaster preparedness requirements established by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) recent Regulation Systems Compliance and Integrity (Reg SCI) initiative.
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Appeals Court Upholds Determination that CBOE Patents are Invalid
March 30, 2016--The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (Appeals Court) on Friday, March 25, 2016, affirmed the decision of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) that invalidated three CBOE patents (US Patent Nos. 7,356,498, 7,980,457 and 8,266,044).
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ETF Managers Group LLC files with the SEC
March 30, 2016--ETF Managers Group LLC has filed a amended application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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Global X files with the SEC
March 30, 2016--Global X has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
Global X MLP ETF
Global X Junior MLP ETF
Global X MLP & Energy Infrastructure ETF
Global X MLP Natural Gas ETF*
Global X SuperDividend(R)Alternatives ETF.
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JP Morgan files with the SEC
March 30, 2016--JP Morgan has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the JPMorgan Diversified Return International Currency Hedged ETF.
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IndexIQ files with the SEC-
March 30, 2016--IndexIQ has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the IQ Candriam Sustainable Corporate Bond ETF
IQ Candriam Sustainable Euro Corporate Bond ETF
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State Street to buy GE Asset Management for up to $485m
March 30, 2016--State Street Corp. has been spending a lot of time cutting costs. Now it's going to spend some money in a bid to boost profits.
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IndexIQ files with the SEC
March 30, 2016--IndexIQ has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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