ETF Report

 ETFr Databanks February 2002

Our monthly databank breaks down ETF returns for every market segment.

ETF Report

 TALI 25: Reflecting the Israeli Market

Ofek Leumi Financial Instruments Ltd, a financial services firm based in Tel Aviv, began considering launching an exchange-traded fund back in 1998 when the ETF world was limited to a handful of US products.

Journal Of Indexes

All the News in Indexes From the 4th Quarter of 2001

Includes coverage of the Vanguard 500, the SEC concept release on actively managed funds, the result of the S&P/Vanguard lawsuit, and news from MSCI, S&P, Dow Jones, AMEX, and a variety of other index news.

ETF Report

 ETFr Databanks January 2002

Our monthly databank breaks down ETF returns for every market segment.

ETF Report

 Updates January 2002

ICI issues ETF report, iShares ETFs announce zero cap gains, Dow 10, Dow 5 become official indices, and more...

ETF Report

 Island to Amex: Take that!

The week ending December 14 marked the second week in which the American Stock Exchange was beaten in trading volume in the all-important Nasdaq 100 Index Tracking Stock (ticker: QQQ).

Journal Of Indexes

What a year it was

The author reviews 2001. In addition to covering the biggest stories, the article is rife with handy top 10 lists of the year's best and worst in indexes.

ETF Report

 Capturing Reality in Japan

Against the backdrop of an intransigent bear market in Japan—in December, the central bank lowered its assessment of the Japanese economy for the seventh straight month, noting that it is deteriorating amid slumping exports, investment and private consumption—the MSCI iShares Japan fund has continued to find a home with investors who hold both optimistic and pessimistic views on Japan.