China ETF Demand Overwhelms Quota as Premium Surges – Bloomberg


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China ETF Demand Overwhelms Quota as Premium Surges
Bloomberg
Traders have poured $148 million into the exchange-traded fund in the past three weeks as the opening of the Hong Kong-Shanghai bourse link and China’s interest-rate cut sent stocks surging. The premium is the highest among 1,451 U.S. ETFs … “The

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Bad Year for Commodities, Whether in Futures or ETFs – ValueWalk


ETF Trends
Bad Year for Commodities, Whether in Futures or ETFs
ValueWalk
While the Long/Short AG Trader’s Index looks pretty impressive sitting there at +4% or so (compared with -13% for $DBC, the all commodities ETF), it’s been a rough couple of months for the Ag Trader’s as Grain markets have bounced back from yearly lows.
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China’s $9 Trillion Untapped Market Spurs U.S. ETF Frenzy – Bloomberg


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China’s $9 Trillion Untapped Market Spurs U.S. ETF Frenzy
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“The composition of Chinese GDP growth has changed dramatically over the last three to five years,” Dodd Kittsley, the New York-based global head of ETF national accounts and strategy at Deutsche Bank AG’s Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management unit, …

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ETF Trading Last Month Was Heaviest Since 2011 – Barron’s (blog)


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ETF Trading Last Month Was Heaviest Since 2011
Barron’s (blog)
Average ETF trading volume in dollar terms last month was nearly $104 billion, the highest since September 2011, according to Victor Lin at Credit Suisse’s trading strategy unit. And the total proportion of ETFs trading on exchange rose as high as 35

Source:ETF Trading Last Month Was Heaviest Since 2011 – Barron’s (blog)

Last Week’s ETF Inflow Was Biggest in Over Six Years – Barron’s (blog)

Last Week’s ETF Inflow Was Biggest in Over Six Years
Barron’s (blog)
Exchange-traded funds drew in more cash last week than in any other in over six years, according to Victor Lin at Credit Suisse’s trading strategy unit. U.S.-listed ETFs attracted $21 billion last week. The biggest recipients of new investor cash were

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Double Dose of Stimulus Sending Japan Stocks Up, Yen Down – ValueWalk

Double Dose of Stimulus Sending Japan Stocks Up, Yen Down
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As part of its efforts to reach 2% inflation, the BOJ now plans to increase its monetary base by ¥80 trillion per year ($720 billion), and it tripled the size of its annual purchase of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) to ¥3 trillion per year ($27 billion

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Blow to asset managers in ETF arena – Financial Times


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Blow to asset managers in ETF arena
Financial Times
So-called “actively-managed ETFs” do not track an index, allowing the basket of securities underlying the funds to change in real time and give investment managers control over the portfolio’s trading strategy just like a mutual fund. Firms including
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Bobsguide (press release) –Seeking Alpha (registration)
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