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Anne Plested
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More Unanswered Questions

Anne Plested from Fidessa highlights potentially harmful effects of the MiFID II trading obligations for shares.

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October ETF Inflows Continue as $40 Billion Heads into Stocks

With just a handful of months to go this year, flows into exchange-traded funds (ETFs) show few signs of slowing - both in stocks and bonds.

Concannon Says Bitcoin ETFs Are Likely to Follow Futures

Cboe Global Markets, which is already competing with local rival CME Group Inc. to introduce bitcoin futures, might bring its own bitcoin-backed ETF - soon.

Evolve Enters into Agreement to Purchase ETF Management Contracts from Sphere

Evolve has agreed to acquire the right to manage the five ETFs with approximately $68MM in assets under management, subject to obtaining unitholder and regulatory approvals.

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Fund Fight

For years, exchange-traded fund trading volume surged. Now, it’s slumping too. Nasdaq, NYSE and BATS are now slugging it out with incentives, new order types and a new ETF-focused exchange to resuscitate trading.

Exchange-Traded Future

The major exchange operators are in pitched battle to win market share and build up volume of trading in exchanged-traded funds.

SEC Tackles Market Maker Payments

The Securities and Exchange Commission is set to decide by Dec. 8 whether to approve proposals by the Nasdaq Stock Market and NYSE Arca to permit sponsors of exchange-traded funds to pay broker-dealers for making a market in their securities.

BofA Merrill Expands ETF Algo

Bank of America Merrill Lynch plans to expand the number of exchange-traded funds traded by its ETF-specific algo. Known as ETF-aXe, the two-year-old algo currently trades 300 ETFs. The new editions could include funds that go beyond just U.S. stocks.

PIMCO's Eyes Are Fixed on ETFs

With the current volatility of the equities markets, investors know they need to have exposure to bonds, but they often desire the ease and liquidity of equities, which can be provided by exchange-traded funds. Customers want fixed-income safety and stock convenience, which has driven PIMCO-the don of bonds-into the world of ETFs.

FLASHBACK FRIDAY GALLERY: New York St Jude 11th Anniversary Dinner

Traders Magazine goes back to 2000 and the New York St Jude 11th Anniversary dinner event.

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