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ETF Expansion Assessed

Exchange-traded funds will continue to attract money, but the expansion of the ETF ecosystem poses a risk to the industry’s rapid growth by providing more areas for regulators to scrutinize.

U.S. ETF Issuers Say “No” to Inclusion in SEC Fee Examination

Industry ETF executives said the SEC’s plan to study how stock exchange pricing affects the market by creating different fee levels for different stocks and exchange-traded funds could stifle competition among providers.

What is Direct Indexing and Why You Should Care

In this exclusive to Traders Magazine, BRI Partners explains what Direct Indexing is - a technology that gives investors the ability to invest directly into indices without going through the ETF structure - and why you should be using it.

April Fixed Income Inflows Help ETFs Resume Upward Trend

After two consecutive months of outflows, US-listed ETFs changed course in April, as investors poured $15 billion into fixed income ETFs and $10 billion into equity ETFs. And issuers throughout Wall Street are rejoicing.

No One-Size-Fits-All Approach to ETP Market Structure

When it comes to Exchange-Traded Products (ETPs), market participants at a recent SEC Roundtable event said there should be no single approach to regulating or modifying this asset class' market structure dynamics.

JP Morgan ETFs Now Available Via SIX

The additions take the number of ETF providers available via SIX to a new high of 24, and the number of ETFs to a record 1,352.

Investors Pull Cash from ETFs in March

Investors were keenly aware that exposure to exchange-traded funds might hurt them amid increased volatility and pulled cash out of them last month. The heightened volatility during the first quarter marked the worst quarterly return for global equities since Q3 2015, according to SSGA.

ETF Flows: Hyperbolic, Not Parabolic

In this shared article, Deutsche Bank's Luke Oliver notes that while ETFs have certainly changed the investing landscape since the financial crisis, what feels like a revolution is really just a transition to a new technology.

TSE Now Accepting Applications for ETF Market Makers

Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc. (TSE) plans to introduce an ETF market making incentive scheme in July 2018 to improve liquidity in the ETF market and has started accepting applications for ETF Market Makers.

Cboe Pushes for Cryptocurrency-Backed ETF

Cboe Global Markets once again has prodded the US Securities and Exchange Commission to approve cryptocurrency based exchange-traded products.

Equity ETFs Post First Outflows in Two Years

Fears of rising interest rates and inflation expectations jolted markets and led US-listed ETFs to post $10 billion of outflows in February – the industry’s first monthly outflow since February 2016, according to data recorded by State Street Global Advisors.

DigiCor Announces Institutional Grade Cryptocurrency Index Funds

DigiCor has announced the launch of its two institutional-grade digital assets passive funds.

SIX Now Offers ETFs from Franklin Templeton

Franklin Templeton accesses the Swiss market as ETF issuer with five smart beta ETFs for which Susquehanna is acting as a market maker and providing the liquidity.

What Happens to ETFs During Times of Volatility

In this shared report, DBAM's Luke Oliver looks at ETF behavior during times of market stress. He argues it is important to note certain behaviors were not actually problems with the ETF wrapper, or ETN wrapper for that matter, but a characteristic of inverse or leveraged exposure.

Expense Ratio Number One Criteria When Selecting an ETF

So, why do investors choose certain exchange-traded funds over others?

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: A Buttonwood Tree Grows in Mahwah

Is there a profitable future in the co-location business? Turn the clock back almost a decade and the exchanges were busy trying to find newer ways and places to conduct trading operations. Sure, there'd still be traders, algorithms and data but not in Manhattan - rather they'd all be elsewhere - like the New Jersey suburbs.

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