Features and News

…And The NETS Keep Coming

The latest NETS track the Israeli and Portuguese stock markets.

Features and News

Northern Trust Files For ETFs

Northern Trust has made its long-anticipated move into the ETF marketplace, and it is attacking the space with vigor.

ETF Report

 Slim SPDRs on the march

Just when you thought PowerShares had cornered the industry level ETF market, industry ETFs are being offered left and right.

ETF Report

 Eight Industry-Focused ETFs Launch

PowerShares has done it again. The prolific firm has just added eight custom-designed, industry ETFs to its line up.

Features and News

PowerShares Launches Sector Funds, Crosses $1 Billion Mark

With the launch of eight sector funds, PowerShares takes one step closer to becoming a “one-stop shop” for investors pursuing asset allocation strategies. Plus, more dividend funds are on the way

Features and News

Powershares To Launch Eight Sector Funds

The rapidly expanding ETF outfit sets its sights on the sector market. Is it stretching itself too thin?

Journal Of Indexes

Merrill Lynch Does Technology

It’s not only the world's index providers and exchanges (see p. 56) that
are active in launching new indexes. Merrill Lynch recently launched two new
technology indexes of its own.

Journal Of Indexes

Hong Kong Launches Property Options

The Hong Kong Futures Exchange introduced options on the Hang Seng Properties Sub-index (PSI) on June 9. On the same day, it also reintroduced futures on the PSI. Both the futures and options are traded on the Hong Kong Automated Trading System.

The PSI tracks the performance of the 12 property-related stocks in the 33-stock Hang Seng Index.