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SSGA Launches Suite of Ultra-Low-Cost SPDR Portfolio ETFs

State Street Global Advisors announced a new a suite of 15 ultra-low-cost ETFs that provide access to a wide range of equity and fixed income asset classes to help investors meet their goals.

Was it Worth It?

In this piece from 10th Man, author Jared Dillian discusses how the ETF revolution is less about ETFs and more about indexing; about how people have come to view stocks less as stocks and more as blobs of stocks.

30 Percent of Global ETF Trades Exceed 50/Month; 21 Percent in Blocks Over $100m

In a new survey shared with Traders Magazine, Jane Street reported that the global ETF market is demonstrating some distinct trading trends including meteoric growth and block trading.

ETF Inflows Hit All-Time High - SSGA

Despite heightened geopolitical tensions and growing uncertainty around fiscal policy, the debt ceiling, and the Fed, US-listed ETFs posted inflows of $22 billion in August.

Throwing Wet Paper Towels Against the ETF Wall

In this guest commentary from the 10th Man, argues that despite more and more ETF noise and ticker clutter in the marketplace, there are solid values at affordable prices to be found.

RBC Global Asset Management Launches 7 New ETFS on NEO Exchange

With the launch of these new index-tracking ETFs, RBC GAM Inc. becomes the sixth and newest fund provider to list with NEO in 2017.

SIFMA Pushes Passage of the Fair Access to Investment Research Act

Industry advocacy group advocates bill designed to make access to exchange traded fund research easier to access.

"White Label" ETF Platform Launched by Co-Founders of ETF Securities and Boost

ETF entrepreneurs Hector McNeil and Nik Bienkowksi look to disrupt the European ETF market with the launch of Europe’s first “white label” UCITS ETF platform.

U.S. Listed ETF Inflows Up $27 Bln in July

U.S. listed exchange traded funds (ETFs) continued their meteoric rise in July with inflows rising another $27 billion from June’s already lofty levels.

Horizon and ULTUMUS Partnership Set to Help Buy-Side

The new deal will improve ETF trading efficiencies and result in traders having a single point for analyzing and executing ETF trades.

ETF Inflows, Equity and Fixed Income, Off to Best Start in History

ETF inflows, according to State Street Global Advisors, are off to a phenomenal start. The firm reported that through the first six months of 2017, US-listed ETFs have amassed over $245 billion of inflows - the best start to a year in the ETF industry’s 24 years.

BlackRock to Transition Primary Listing Venue for 50 iShares ETFs

BlackRock will transition the primary listing venue for 50 iShares ETFs.

ETF Flows Continue Upward Trajectory; $100B Pace Seen in Q2

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) continue their meteoric rise and usage among investors and after just two months into the second quarter, ETF flows are on pace to top $100 billion for the third straight quarter, according to State Street Global research.

Bats ETF Implied Liquidity Feed Now Available on Money.Net

The Bats ETF Implied Liquidity Feed, which is the first of its kind, measures the implied liquidity of a fund using select data points, which includes information regarding the ETF’s underlying securities

Equity ETFs Top $20 Billion in Inflows for 6 Months

April showers failed to dampen investor spirits when it came to pouring cash into equity exchange traded funds (ETFs).