ETFs

May 29, 2019

China’s ETF assets surgeChina’s exchange-traded fund (ETF) assets saw an 84.1% spike to reach $61.5 billion over 18 months (January 2018 to March 2019), according to Cerulli Associates.

May 07, 2019

Hong_Kong_Stock_ExchangeThe Hong Kong stock exchange has adopted a simplified structure offered by Euroclear Bank for the trading of European exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

Apr 16, 2019

ChinaA large number of European and US investors plan to allocate to China’s capital markets through exchange-traded funds (ETFs) over the next year, research has suggested.

Feb 19, 2019

Global ETFsJanuary saw net inflows of €12.3 billion into global exchange-traded funds (ETFs), according to figures published by French asset manager, Amundi.

Dec 11, 2018

Artificial_intelligencePing An of China Asset Management has launched two exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that it says are unique to the Hong Kong market.

Dec 11, 2018

ETF_screenThe Bursa Malaysia will permit short-selling of all types of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) from January 2.

Oct 30, 2018

Singapore_Exchange_buildingAsian fund management company Phillip Capital Management’s third exchange-traded fund (ETF) launched on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) on October 29, 2018.

Sep 25, 2018

Telecoms_towerState Street Global Advisors has registered a US-listed exchange-traded fund (ETF) that invests in the communications services sector for sale in Japan.

Jul 31, 2018

London-stock-exchangeHSBC has launched an exchange-traded fund (ETF) investing in mainland-listed Chinese equities, otherwise known as A-shares, on the London Stock Exchange.

Jul 24, 2018

Singaporean_dollarsNikko Asset Management has launched what it says is the first corporate bond exchange-traded fund (ETF) to be denominated in Singaporean dollars.

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