Journal Of Indexes

Global ETF News Overview

Titanic Ending 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 is scuttling its SSgA Dow Jones Canada Titans 40 Index Participation Fund.

ETF Report

 US EXCHANGE-TRADED FUNDS Week ending September 20 2002

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

Journal Of Indexes

FTSE Creates Style Indexes

FTSE Group launched a series of value and growth indexes with an eye on the possibility of style funds tracking the new indexes. Relying on the cumulative experience of other style indexes, and not to be outdone by Dow Jones' six factor analysis or the eight factors taken into consideration for the new MSCI style indexes, the FTSE offerings will use nine measures to determine whether stocks are classified as growth or value.

ETF Report

 US EXCHANGE-TRADED FUNDS Week ending August 16 2002

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

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.

ETF Report

 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.

ETF Report

 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.

ETF Report

 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.