ETF Report

 ETF Assets Stay Level Through Volatile 1Q

At first glance, first quarter performance data for exchange-traded funds
look great, considering that blue chip stocks traded near bear market territory
and technology stocks set records for losses

ETF Report

 Asia’s premier ETF

The Hong Kong Tracker Fund [TraHK] is Asia’s first exchange-traded fund, and the largest one outside of the US.

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

Active Countries, Passive Stocks

Can a series of indexed country portfolios be actively managed at the allocation level and outperform the sum of the indexes?

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.