Regional fixed income ETFs offer tempered calibration as long-awaited shift commences After nearly two years of false starts, fraudulent claims, and frayed tempers, there are strong signals that the much-anticipated
The Chinese ETF market has taken off since late 2012 thanks to the stock market rally and more innovative index funds joining the line-up. Market pundits paint a rosy picture of the country’s ETF market outlook, estimating
It has been 20 years since the world’s first exchange traded fund (ETF)1, the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY), was launched in January 1993. In these 20 years, ETFs have forcefully made their presence felt in a section of the
Last year, Lippo Investments (LIM) forecast that 2012 would be a strong trading year, with many assets exhibiting large volatile trading ranges as a result of the tug-of-war between
Here Morningstar lists the developments it would like to see this year in the Asian ETF market. p50_tree_2013q1 Asian ETFs More RQFII ETFs: The first batch of RQFII ETFs was launched in Hong Kong in 2012. These
16 May 2013
S&P Dow Jones Indices announced the launch of its Asian-language websites in Chinese, Japanese and Korean on May 15, offering Asian market participants the opportunity to easily explore the world of indexing in their own language. This step is a milestone in the company's initiative to expand its global reach to local audiences everywhere, especially in Asia – a region that is considered by many as the world's fastest-growing market.
ETFI Asia magazine – ETFI being an acronym for exchange traded funds and index funds – is published four times a year and is dedicated to providing in-depth coverage of ETFs and the indexing industry in the Asia-Pacific region.
15 May 2013
Vanguard has launched its first Hong Kong-domiciled ETF, the Vanguard FTSE Asia ex-Japan Index ETF. Shelly Painter, regional managing director, Asia of Vanguard Investments Hong Kong Limited, notes that imminent mutual fund recognition between Hong Kong and China is the main reason that Vanguard has decided to domicile the product in the territory.
Directed at a very focussed institutional audience in the Asia-Pacific region, ETFI Asia has an average qualified circulation of 5,387 for the 6-month period: January 2011 to June 2011.