ETF Report

 REIT ETFs: Almost an Alternative Asset Class

Amid the poor returns registered by the vast majority of ETFs so far this year, real estate-based products stand out as a safe haven for investors.

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 Titanic Moment for Titan 40

In what may be a hint of things to come as ETFs battle each other for dominance in certain market sectors, State Street Global Advisors has given the old heave-ho to its SSgA Dow Jones Canada Titans 40 Index Participation Fund.

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 UBS Global Asset Mgt to Launch ETFs on NYSE

As first reported here (ETFR, April 2002, page 9), UBS Global Asset Management will launch two US-based ETFs tracking the Dow Jones/STOXX 50 and the Dow Jones/Euro STOXX 50 indices.

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 ETFs Add Assets in 2Q Despite Market Flux

While US equity markets have lost trillions of dollars in value, US-based ETFs have continued to add assets.

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 European Spiders Spin Their Webs

On February 1 this year, the S&P Europe 350 index became the only broad-based European index to be traded as an ETF on both sides of the Atlantic.

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 ETFr Databanks August 2002

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

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 ETFr Databanks July 2002

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

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 A future in Fixed Income

After considering Barclays Global Investor’s application to launch fixed income ETFs in the US for nearly a year and a half, the Securities and Exchange Commission recently approved the firm’s request.