Alan Miller teams with Deutsche to launch UK's first ETF of ETFs-continued

February 22, 2012--SCM Private is launching the first exchange traded fund (ETF) of ETFs in the UK in conjunction with db X-trackers, to provide a low-cost, actively managed multi-asset strategy.
The db X-trackers SCM Multi Asset ETF provides exposure to a portfolio of ETFs and exchange traded commodities (ETCs), with the aim of using asset allocation to accumulate returns significantly above inflation.

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Source: Wealth Manager


Europe ETP News
LSE marks 15 years of ETFs with £186bn turnover last year
April 23, 2015--London Stock Exchange Group has marked the 15th anniversary of the first London exchange traded fund listing, the iShares FTSE 100 ETF which was listed on the LSE in April 2000.
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World Bank-Stalling Economic Growth in Emerging Europe and Central Asia
Oil price shock and slowdown in Russia impacting regionís growth outlook
April 17, 2015--In the Emerging Europe and Central Asia (ECA) region, lower oil prices and the economic slowdown in Russia are weighing heavily on many economies in Eurasia, while countries in the Eurozone are benefiting from lower oil prices and a modest economic recovery.
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Three new db x-trackers ETFs tradable on Xetra
ETFs provide access to international developed markets and Japanese stock corporations with and without currency hedging
April 17, 2015--Three new db x-trackers ETFs from the Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management product family have been tradable in Deutsche Börse's XTF segment since Friday.
Name: db x-trackers MSCI World Index UCITS ETF (DR)
Asset class: equity index ETF
ISIN: IE00BK1PV551
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SPDR multi-asset ETF launched on Xetra
ETF provides access to global infrastructure sector
April 15, 2015--A new exchange-listed multi-asset index fund issued by SPDR (State Street Global Advisors) has been tradable in Deutsche Börse's XTF segment since Wednesday.
Name: SPDR Morningstar Multi-Asset Global Infrastructure UCITS ETF
Asset class: mixed fund ETF
ISIN: IE00BQWJFQ70
Total expense ratio: 0.40 percent
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Van Eck Global lists first Market Vectors UCITS ETFs in Europe on the ISE
April 15, 2015--Van Eck Global Investments Ltd., a subsidiary of Van Eck Global, one of the largest provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in the U.S. and the sponsor of Market Vectors ETFs, has listed its first Market Vectors UCITS ETFs in Europe on the ISE.
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iShares MSCI China A UCITS ETF launched on Xetra
ETF offers access to Chinese A-shares
April 14, 2015--A new iShares ETF from BlackRock's product offering has been tradable in Deutsche Börse's XTF segment on Xetra since Tuesday.
Name: iShares MSCI China A UCITS ETF
Asset class: equity index ETF
ISIN: IE00BQT3WG13
Total expense ratio: 0.65 percent
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Amundi ETF S&P 500 Buyback UCITS ETF launched on Xetra
ETF offers access to stock corporations with buyback programmes
April 14, 2015-- A new exchange-listed equity index fund issued by Amundi has been tradable in Deutsche Börse's XTF segment on Xetra since Tuesday.
Name: Amundi ETF S&P 500 Buyback UCITS ETF
Asset class: equity ETF
ISIN: FR0012395473
Total expense ratio: 0.15 percent
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Euro Area Securities Issues Statistics: February 2015
April 13, 2015--The annual rate of change of the outstanding amount of debt securities issued by euro area residents decreased from -0.6% in January 2015 to -0.9% in February.
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Euro area economic and financial developments by institutional sector (Early release)
April 13, 2015--Loans to households increased after being unchanged in the previous quarter (0.2% after 0.0%).
Household financial investment increased at a broadly unchanged annual rate (1.6% after 1.5%).<
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Cantor Fitzgerald's ETF team sees growth in IFA interest in the UK
April 9, 2015--One of the largest and most experienced ETF full service trading teams in the business arrived at financial services firm Cantor Fitzgerald in December 2013
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Euro area quarterly balance of payments and international investment position (fourth quarter of 2014)
April 9, 2015--Euro area quarterly balance of payments and international investment position (fourth quarter of 2014)
The current account of the euro area showed a surplus of €212.7 billion (2.1% of euro area GDP) in 2014.
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UK platforms struggle to keep up with ETF demand
April 8, 2015--Platforms are struggling to cope with the rapid increase in demand for passive investments, especially exchange traded funds, according to an outsourcing provider for the industry.
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Deutsche Borse launches new ShortDAX and LevDAX indices
April 8, 2015--Deutsche Börse today expanded its DAXplus strategy index offering with the launch of four new ShortDAX and LevDAX indices. The ShortDAX x9 and x10 indices and LevDAX x9 and x10 indices meet the needs of sophisticated market participants, based on different evaluations of market conditions, who are seeking access to leveraged investments in the DAX when prices rise or fall.
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New UBS bond index ETF launched on Xetra
ETF offers access to US corporate bonds with currency hedging
April 8, 2015--A new bond index ETF on liquid US investment grade corporate bonds from UBS Global Asset Management has been tradable on Xetra in Deutsche Börse's XTF segment since Wednesday.
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BlackRock expands currency-hedged ETF range
April 7, 2015--BlackRock has expanded its currency-hedged exchange traded fund (ETF) range with the launch of the iShares MSCI Europe ex-UK GBP Hedged Ucits ETF and the iShares JPX-NIKKEI 400 EUR Hedged Ucits ETF, providing investors with hedged exposure to European and Japanese equity markets respectively.
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HM Treasury- national statistics: UK official holdings of international reserves: March 2015
April 7, 2015--This monthly release shows details of movements in the UK's official holdings of international reserves, or assets.
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Xetra-15 years as Europe's leading ETF trading venue
1,057 ETFs now on offer/Record turnover for Q1
April 7, 2015--On 11 April 2000, Deutsche Börse became the first European stock exchange to offer trading in exchange-traded funds (ETFs) with its XTF segment.
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New iShares ETF launched on Xetra
ETF offers access to Japanese stock corporations with currency hedging
April 7, 2015--A new equity index fund from BlackRock has been tradable on Xetra in Deutsche Börse's XTF segment since Tuesday.
Name: iShares JPX-Nikkei 400 EUR Hedged UCITS ETF
Asset class: equity ETF
ISIN: IE00BQT3W831
Total expense ratio: 0.45 percent
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Northern Trust Monthly Funds Market Review: New Irish fund structure officially launched/Record highs for assets in European listed ETPs/Northern Trust voted Best European ETF Fund Administrator
April 7, 2015--Th Monthly Funds Market Review from Northern Trust is now available for download.

This month's highlights include:
New Irish fund structure officially launched

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Advertising data reveal big fund house spenders
April 5, 2015--Advertising spending by Invesco Perpetual tripled last year.
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