Tradeweb European Exchange-Traded Funds Update-November 2017 -continued

December 8, 2017--The following data is derived from trading activity on the Tradeweb European-listed ETF platform.
ETF total traded volume
Notional volume executed on the Tradeweb European-listed ETF marketplace reached €14.18 billion in November, while the number of completed trades increased by 6% on the previous month.
Adriano Pace, managing director for equity derivatives at Tradeweb, said: "Last month, more than 29% of European ETF transactions on our platform were processed using our automated intelligent execution tool, significantly up from January's 6% figure. The growing use of automated trading by Tradeweb clients demonstrates the efficiency that the functionality brings to the market, as it begins to adopt new ways of trading amid regulatory change and resource pressures."

Today, SIX Swiss Exchange published the ETF Market Report[pdf]. Trading turnover on the Swiss ETF market grew significantly in Q4. ETF turnover totaled CHF 30.1 billion, up 18% on the previous quarter.

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Lyxor-ETF Money Monitor-January 2018
January 17, 2018--ETF flows slow, but fly past annual record
European ETF market flows slowed substantially in December 2017 to €4.2bn from €10.4bn in November. It was one of the lowest figures for any month in 2017. Nevertheless, flows still hit an all-time annual high of €93.9bn-a massive €20bn+ ahead of their previous record.
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Official Statistics: Forecasts for the UK economy: January 2018
January 17, 2018--Forecasts for the UK economy is a monthly comparison of independent forecasts.
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New Amundi multifactor ETF on European companies launched on Xetra
Janaury 16, 2018--New Amundi multifactor ETF on European companies launched on Xetra
Smart beta ETF tracks performance of iSTOXX Europe Multi-Factor Market Neutral Index
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Thomson Reuters-Monday Morning Memo: Review of the European ETF Market in 2017
January 15, 2018--The European ETF industry enjoyed further increasing popularity with all kinds of investors in 2017. This popularity was seen also in the development of the assets under management; assets held by the European ETF industry increased for a sixth consecutive year and marked a new all-time high at €631.2 bn at the end of December 2017.
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China Post Global lists iStoxx MUTB Japan Quality ETF on LSE
January 15, 2018--China Post Global has cross-listed the Market Access iStoxx MUTB Japan Quality 150 Index UCITS ETF (MAJQ LN) on the London Stock Exchange.
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LSE December 2017 ETP Monthly Report
January 15, 2018--January 15, 2018--Listings
December was the busiest month of 2017 for listings with 10 new ETFs and 27 new ETNs being listed on LSE, making a total of 177 new listings in 2017.
There are now 969 ETFs (available as 1,445 lines through multi-currency offerings) and 413 other ETPs (available as 480 lines) on our London market.
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JPMAM continues to expand ETF team
January 15, 2018--JP Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM) has expanded its ETF team with three hires.
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Flow Traders releases December 2017 ETP market volumes
January 12, 2018--Flow Traders N.V. ("Flow Traders") (Euronext: FLOW), today releases the monthly ETP (Exchange Traded Products) market data for the month December 2017. This refers to general market data only.
In December 2017, the total Global ETP Assets under Management (AuM) grew to US$ 4,758bn from US$ 4,661bn in November (+2.08% month-on-month, source: BlackRock ETP Landscape December 2017).
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Tradeweb European Exchange-Traded Funds Update-December 2017
January 12, 2018--The following data is derived from trading activity on the Tradeweb European-listed ETF platform. ETF total traded volume
December's activity on the Tradeweb European ETF marketplace reached €10.9 billion despite lower than average market volatility and the holiday season effect.
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European ETF market leaps 40% in strongest showing since 2009
January 11, 2018--We are just starting the journey the US has seen, says BlackRock senior manager
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ESMA raises concerns on fees charged by CRAs and Trade Repositories
January 11, 2018--The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published a Thematic Report on fees charged by Credit Rating Agencies (CRAs) and Trade Repositories (TRs), following the conclusion of ESMA's supervisory review of the current fee structures in the credit rating and trade repository industries.
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Brexit: UK could lose half a million jobs with no deal, says Sadiq Khan
January 11, 2018--Analysis commissioned by London mayor predicts 'lost decade' of slump and lower employment with hard Brexit
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Account of the monetary policy meeting of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank, held in Frankfurt am Main on Wednesday and Thursday, 13-14 December 2017
January 11, 2018--1. Review of financial, economic and monetary developments and policy options
Financial market developments
Mr Cœuré reviewed the latest financial market developments.
Since the Governing Council's monetary policy meeting on 25-26 October 2017, a significant flattening of the US Treasury yield curve had been observed, while the German government bond yield curve had flattened to a much lesser extent.
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ETFGI reports record-breaking 2017 for European-listed ETFs and ETPs with assets increasing 40.1% to reach a record US$802 billion
January 10, 2018--ETFGI, a leading independent research and consultancy firm on trends in the global ETF/ETP ecosystem, reported today that assets invested in ETFs and ETPs listed in Europe increased by 40.1% during 2017 to reach a new high of US$802.38 Bn at the end of December.
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Amundi unveils dynamic multi-factor allocation range
January 10, 2018--Amundi has bolstered its smart beta and factor investing range with the launch of a new dynamic multi-factor allocation process, the company has announced.
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FCA issues warning over retail investor exposure to risky products
January 10, 2018--Probe uncovers conflicts and risk of mis-selling in contracts for difference market
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MiFID II setback: Regulator halts European equity trading shake-up
January 10, 2018--Rulings were due to be first calculations aimed at clamping down on trading in dark pools
European regulators late on Tuesday abruptly delayed the introduction of Mifid II rules that form a key part of their push for greater transparency in share market trading.
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Deutsche Borse welcomes Expat Asset Management as new ETF issuer
January 10, 2018--First ETF with access to Bulgarian stock market launched on Xetra
The first exchange traded fund (ETF) issued by Expat Asset Management has been tradable on Xetra and Börse Frankfurt since Wednesday.
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ETF managers must be agile and ready, says Lyxor chief
January 10, 2018--Confident in the future? Well, says Lionel Paquin, I have four children
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MiFID II sees $300 million decline of equity research industry
January 10, 2018--Study finds a reduction in equity research budgets across Europe and the UK under MiFID II has already caused a decline in the market
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Lyxor EURO STOXX Banks (DR) UCITS ETF launched on Xetra
January 10, 2017--ETF invests in the euro area's largest banks
A new exchange traded fund (ETF) issued by Lyxor has been tradable on Xetra and Börse Frankfurt since Wednesday.
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ESMA publishes first MiFID II position management controls for commodity derivatives
January 9, 2018--The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has issued today a first badge of position management controls under the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II).
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UBS AM launches gender equality Ucits ETF
January 8, 2018--UBS has bolstered its ETF offering with the launch of a gender equality-focused fund, the company has announced.
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HANetf makes two senior hires in Capital Markets & Marketing as demand for the firm's white label services grow
January 8, 2018--Jason Griffin has been appointed Director, Capital Markets and Business Development
Simon Mott has been appointed Director of Marketing
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Solactive and Equileap launch new gender equality index
January 11, 2018--Solactive and Equileap release new gender equality index used as the underlying index for UBS's newly-launched ETF GENDER.
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UBS Asset Management launches two sustainability ETFs on LSE
January 5, 2017--UBS Asset Management says it has expanded its sustainable ETF offering on the London Stock Exchange with two new ETF listings.
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UK official holdings of international reserves: December 2017
January 4, 2018--This release details movements in the international reserves of gold and assets held by the UK government.
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Brokers delist investment trusts and ETFs in face of new rules
January 4, 2018--UK brokers are in the process of reviewing the investment trusts and exchange traded funds available on their platforms to ensure they comply with a new regulatory requirement that came into force at the start of 2018.
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The key to keeping investment costs low? Avoid fund managers
January 4, 2018--The head of Sweden's biggest pension fund discusses how his scheme holds companies to account.
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2017 record year for ETFs on Swiss exchange
January 4, 2018--Six Swiss Exchange has released key figures for 2017, which saw new records in ETFs trading turnover and listings, beating these set in 2016.
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Boerse Stuttgart generates 2017 turnover of around EUR 80.6 billion
January 3, 2018--Record turnover in equities trading//Boerse Stuttgart maintains position as top German exchange for securitised derivatives and corporate bonds
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Falling life expectancy expected to spur pension deals
January 3, 2018--Falling life expectancy and strong financial markets make it likely that more UK companies will offload their pension schemes to insurers in 2018, according to consultancy LCP.
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ETF providers hope Mifid II will spur European growth
January 3, 2018--The answer to one of the mysteries of financial markets will start to emerge this month when a spotlight shines across Europe's exchange traded fund industry.
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Xetra-Gold ends 2017 with record holdings of 175 tonnes of gold
January 3, 2018--Germans continue investing heavily in gold/Increase of 57 tonnes over previous year/Europe's largest physically-backed gold security
The gold holdings of the Xetra-Gold physically-backed bearer note of 175.04 tonnes at the end of 2017 marks a new all-time high.
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Eurex Exchange outlines 2018 road map
January 3, 2018--In 2018, Europe's largest derivatives exchange Eurex, part of Deutsche Börse Group, will continue to focus on helping its clients to navigate the regulatory changes ahead. "The introduction of MiFID II, rising capital requirements and Brexit pose challenges to the whole market," said CEO Thomas Book.
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The Spanish Stock Exchange Traded 651.4 Billion Euro In 2017
January 2, 2017--The Spanish stock exchange traded €651.4 billion in 2017
The trading volume in December reached €47.6 billion
The ETF trading volume in 2017 totalled €4.4 billion
The number of contracts registered in MEFF in 2017 was 44.6 million
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MiFID Shake-Up Goes Smoothly Even as Trading Volumes Dry Up
January 2, 2018--European regulator says they haven't seen glitches so far
Investors pause after most significant rules change in decade.
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New ETF Listing on Euronext-1 UBS ETF
January 2, 2018--Euronext is pleased to announce that UBS ETF will list 1 new ETF on 04/01/2018 :
ISIN: IE00BDR55927
ETF Trading name: UBS ETF AWSR
ETF Symbol: AWSR
Venue: Euronext Amsterdam
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Thomson Reuters-Monday Morning Memo: Bond funds dominate European fund flows in November 2017
January 2, 2018--European Fund-Flow Trends, November 2017
November was the eleventh consecutive month showing a positive picture for long-term mutual funds.
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S&P Dow Jones Europe Index Dashboard
December 29, 2017--Summary
The S&P Europe 350 ended the year with a 10.75% total return. Signs of a strengthening European economy and the success of more moderate parties in Dutch, French, and German elections provided tailwinds for the region's equities over the year.
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European exchanges clash with customers over fees rise
December 27, 2017--Battle between Spanish bourse and UBS is flashpoint in fight about pre-Mifid charges
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ESMA publishes updated key transparency calculations for MiFIDII/MiFIR implementation
December 22, 2017--The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published an updated version of the MiFID II/MiFIR transitional transparency calculations (TTC) for equity and bond instruments.
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HANetf makes two senior hires as demand grows for white label ETFs
December 22, 2017--HANetf, Europe's first independent white label ETF platform founded by Hector McNeil and Nik Bienkowski, has appointed Samir Patel as general counsel and Ignatius Faissal as director of product management.
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