Vanguard launches aggregate bond ETF in Europe-continued

June 20, 2019--Vanguard has launched a new fixed income ETF in Europe which provides broad and diversified exposure to investment grade bonds across multiple sectors and segments from both developed and emerging market issuers.
The fund, the Vanguard Global Aggregate Bond UCITS ETF, is linked to the Bloomberg Barclays Global Aggregate Float-Adjusted and Scaled Index which covers a universe of over 23,500 investment grade bonds issued by governments, corporates, and agencies.

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Ossiam releases leveraged US Steepener ETF with Solactive index
August 21, 2019--At the moment, the US Treasury yield curve sits in the focus of investors. The reason the curve receives such attention lies in its slope, which is as flat as it was way back in 2007. To grant investors the opportunity to benefit from a potential steepening of the US Treasury yield curve, French Asset Manager Ossiam issued its Ossiam US Steepener UCITS ETF on August 19th at Deutsche Börse Xetra, tracking the Solactive US Treasury Yield Curve Steepener 2-5 vs 10-30 Index.
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Euro area investment fund statistics: second quarter of 2019
August 16, 2019--In the second quarter of 2019 the outstanding amount of shares/units issued by investment funds other than money market funds stood at €12,067 billion, which was €266 billion higher than in the first quarter of 2019.
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LSE's Longest Glitch in 8 Years Disrupts Trading in Big Stocks
August 16, 2019--Stock trading was delayed for FTSE 100, FTSE 250 members
Outage is also second for U.K. exchange in just over a year.
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Profits at European fund managers forecast to fall 6%
August 10, 2019--Profits at European fund managers look likely to fall by almost 6 per cent this year, adding to pressure on investment companies to cut costs and reduce staff.
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Unscheduled free float adjustment of Axel Springer SE in MDAX
August 8, 2019--Changes to be effective as of 13 August 2019
On Thursday, Deutsche Börse announced an unscheduled change to the MDAX index. Due to the acquisition of Axel Springer SE (DE0005501357) by Traviata II S.à.r.l. the free float of Axel Springer changed by more than 10 percentage points.
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New HSBC ETF on Xetra: Access to companies from Saudi Arabia
August 7, 2019--A new Exchange Traded Fund from HSBC Global Asset Management has been tradable on Xetra and Börse Frankfurt since Wednesday.
The HSBC MSCI Saudi Arabia 20/35 Capped UCITS ETF enables investors to participate in the performance of the 30 largest companies in Saudi Arabia.
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STOXX launches EURO STOXX 50 ESG Index
August 6, 2019--STOXX Ltd., the operator of Deutsche Boerse Group's index business and a global provider of innovative and tradable index concepts, has launched an ESG version of its flagship index EURO STOXX 50(R).
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New Active ETFs from Invesco on Xetra: Sustainable investments in combination with multi-factor strategy
August 5, 2019--Since Monday, two new Exchange Traded Funds from Invesco are tradable via Xetra and Börse Frankfurt.
The two new actively managed ETFs give investors the opportunity to combine sustainability criteria with a factor approach.
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New iShares ETF on Xetra: Access to European government bonds
August 5, 2019--Since Monday a new Exchange Traded Fund of iShares is tradable via Xetra and Börse Frankfurt.
The iShares EUR Govt Bond 20yr Target Duration UCITS ETF enables investors to participate in the performance of European government bonds with an aggregate maturity of 20 years.
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Germany's Whole Yield Curve Dives Below 0% for the First Time
August 2, 2019--Nation becomes the largest economy to have all negative yields
Trump's threat of new tariffs has fueled the latest rally
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MiFID II: ESMA makes new bond liquidity data available
August 1, 2019--The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has started today to make available new data for bonds subject to the pre-and post-trade requirements of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) and Regulation (MiFIR) through its data register.
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The Coming Clash Between Climate and Trade
August 1, 2019--The new leaders of the European Union, who have relentlessly championed open markets, will, ironically, likely trigger a conflict between climate preservation and free trade. But this clash is unavoidable, and how Europe and the world manage it will help to determine the fate of globalisation, if not that of the climate.
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Cash markets achieve turnover of 124.8 billion euros in July
August 1, 2019--Deutsche Börse's cash markets generated a turnover of €124.8 billion in July (previous year: €124.3 billion). Of the €124.8 billion, €112.1 billion were attributable to Xetra (previous year: €113.6 billion), bringing the average daily Xetra trading volume to €4.9 billion.
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STOXX ESG Factor Indices licensed to UniCredit
July 30, 2019--STOXX Ltd., the operator of Deutsche Boerse Group's index business and a global provider of innovative and tradable index concepts, has licensed two indices to UniCredit: the EURO iSTOXX(R) ESG-X & Ex Nuclear Power Multi Factor Index and the EURO STOXX(R) ESG-X & Ex Nuclear Power Minimum Variance Unconstrained Index.
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New iShares ETF on Xetra: Access to Chinese bond market
July 30, 2019--A new iShares Exchange Traded Fund has been available for trading on Xetra and Börse Frankfurt since Tuesday.
The iShares China CNY Bond UCITS ETF USD (Dist) offers an investment in bonds issued by the Ministry of Finance of the People's Republic of China and Chinese banks.
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New Unicredit ETFs on Xetra: Combination of Strategy and Sustainability
July 30, 2019--Since Tuesday two new Exchange Traded Funds of UniCredit are tradable via Xetra and Börse Frankfurt.
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Europe's Mifid rules help to pump up the volume
July 29, 2019--Exchange Traded Funds have finally moved centre stage
The European market for exchange traded funds is still adjusting to a transformative event that could come to be seen as the making of it: the...
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Mutual funds' liquidity problems highlight ETF advantages
July 29, 2019--Suspension of Woodford's £3.5bn fund has investors scouting for liquid alternatives
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Euro area economic and financial developments by institutional sector: first quarter of 2019
July 26, 2019--Euro area net saving was broadly unchanged at €793 billion in the four quarters to the first quarter of 2019. Euro area net non-financial investment increased to €523 billion (from €503 billion in the previous quarter), due to increased investments by households and non-financial corporations.
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Accumulating share classes of four Vanguard equity ETFs available on Xetra
July 25, 2019--Since Thursday, accumulating share classes of four Vanguard equity ETFs have also been tradable via Xetra and Börse Frankfurt. All four products are weighted by market capitalisation.
The Vanguard FTSE North America UCITS ETF (USD) Accumulating replicates US and Canadian large and mid cap companies in an optimised portfolio composition.
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Monetary developments in the euro area: June 2019
June 24, 2019--July 24, 2019--Annual growth rate of broad monetary aggregate M3 decreased to 4.5% in June 2019 from 4.8% in May
Annual growth rate of narrower monetary aggregate M1, comprising currency in circulation and overnight deposits, stood at 7.2% in June, unchanged from previous month.
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IMF Staff Country Report-France: Financial System Stability Assessment
July 24, 2019--Summary:
Important institutional and policy changes have taken place since the 2012 FSAP. At the national level, the authorities have strengthened the macroprudential framework by establishing the High Council for Financial Stability (HCSF), enhanced monitoring of financial stability risks, prepared to manage the Brexit fall-out, introduced macroprudential measures, and taken various financial reform measures included in Loi PACTE-Action Plan for Business Growth and Transformation-and initiatives on digital finance, crypto-assets, green finance, and combating cyber risk
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Five Charts on France's Economic Outlook
July 23, 3019--France's economic performance has been solid, and the authorities have made notable progress in recent years to introduce reforms supporting growth. But external risks have increased and some domestic structural challenges remain. France needs to stay the course on reforms, deepening and complementing them with additional measures to bolster economic resilience, public finance sustainability, and inclusive long-term potential growth.
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