Private Equity ETF

USA USCF Advisers lists private equity targeting ETFs USCF Advisers is listing two new ETFs that aim to track companies likely to be of interest to private equity firms. They are: USCF SummerHaven Private Equity Strategy Index Fund (BUY) USCF SummerHaven Private Equity Natural Resources Strategy Index Fund (BUYN) The funds track US companies that “possess characteristics similar to the companies that …

Mitsubishi brings market neutral ETFs to Asia

Japan Mitsubishi brings hedge fund dividend strategy to Asian ETFs Mitsubishi’s ETF issuer MAXIS is going hard and fast into the alternative ETF segment, listing a market neutral ETF that targets Japanese companies based on their dividends, the MAXIS Japan Equity High Dividend 70 Market Neutral ETF (1499). Market neutral ETFs use a hedge fund strategy of buying similar stocks …

Dividend Forecast – Dividend Edge

Dividend Declaration As part of our Dividend Edge forecast product, we will be focusing on a different market every week, this week we will focus on London  and stocks that we anticipate being declared this week. As part of the Dividend Edge service clients will also have access to the ex date, pay date and record date figures complete with dividend …

Boost Boosts ETF Offering

Germany, UK and Italy Boost lists leveraged government bond ETPs WisdomTree-owned Boost is listing three inverse government bond ETPs in Germany, Italy and the UK. They will allow investors to make money as yields decline. They are: Boost Bund 30Y 3x Short Daily ETP (3UBS:IM, XMWH:GR) Boost Gilts 10Y 1x Short Daily ETP (1GIS:LN) Boost US Treasuries 30Y 3x Short …

ULTUMUS Launch Dividend Edge – Dividend Forecasts

Dividend Edge Ultumus is pleased to announce the upcoming launch of Dividend Edge, an additional component of our data offering sitting alongside our market-leading ETF Edge and Index Edge daily composition service. Dividend Edge forecasts out to two years for 12,000 securities globally, including a five-year comprehensive history. Forecasts are updated throughout the day in near real-time reacting to corporate …

Thanksgiving ETFs

JPMorgan to lists hedge fund as an ETF JPMorgan is listing an actively managed event-driven ETF that looks and smells like a hedge fund, the JPMorgan Event Driven ETF (JPED). JPED will invest in companies that will be affected by events while maintaining relatively low correlations with traditional markets. JPED will identify which events and what companies to invest in …

Nomura lists new ETFs in Japan

Japan Next Funds lists a string of ETFs in Tokyo Japanese money managing giant Nomura is listing a suite of international ETFs in Tokyo through its Next Funds brand. They are: NEXT FUNDS Japan Bond NOMURA-BPI ETF (2510) NEXT FUNDS International Bond Citi WGBI ex Japan Unhedged ETF (2511) NEXT FUNDS International Bond Citi WGBI ex Japan Yen-Hedged ETF (2512) …

Telecoms sector wiped from MSCI and S&P indexes

Global equity indexes are getting a long-discussed revamp, designed to keep up to speed with changes in tech and communications.  The world’s two biggest index providers S&P and MSCI have announced they will dump the telecoms sector from their vast warehouse of indexes (after a series of M&As telecoms has only three companies left in the US) and smash what’s left …

Chile, Israel, Australia and more…

South American ETFs!  Chile EuroAmerica lists small cap ETF South America has the second smallest ETF market, ahead of only Africa. But the market is about to get one larger thanks to the Chilean issuer EuroAmerica listings the EuroAmerica MSCI Chile Small Cap ETF (EASCCHI).  EASCCHI will track the MSCI Chilean Small Cap Index, which is made up of small caps that are …

Ethereum ETN cross-listed into Germany

Germany Ethereum ETN has been cross-listed into Germany XBT’s ethereum tracking ETN (COINETH) is gaining momentum, with German brokers cross-listing it into their secondary market. COINETH is unsecured debt tracking the spot price of ethereum. It was first listed in Stockholm earlier this year.   Ethereum is a cryptocurrency that trades on a blockchain, just like bitcoin. Many people believe that ethereum is better …