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ProShares Unveils Hedge Fund ETF

ProShares, in July, launched an ETF with a hedge fund replication strategy, the latest product to give retail investors access to parts of the market previously only available to so-called accredited investors.

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 iShares Rolls Out Emerging Markets Small-Cap ETF

iShares launched a broad emerging markets equities ETF focused on small-cap companies in August. The iShares Emerging Markets Small Cap Index Fund (NYSE Arca: EEMS), costing 0.69 percent, will go head-to-head with the SPDR S&P Emerging Markets Small Cap ETF (NYSE Arca: EWX), which costs 0.65 percent.