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 Canada’s ETFs

Canada has had ETFs for more than 10 years, and Canadian investors have been very receptive to both the original product, and to its new iteration, says Steve Kee, manager of TSE’s media and information services.

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 Omaha Firm Launches a First Fund of ETFs

Everest Funds Management LLC, located in Omaha, Nebraska, launched a fund of ETFs December 1, 2000. The concept is new, and this is the first fund of ETFs ever to be launched.

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 Merged operation will go full service

JP Morgan Investor Services, formerly Chase Global Investor Services and now positioned as the back-office services unit of the recently merged JP Morgan Chase, intends to be a major player in providing back-office services for exchange-traded funds.

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 Meet QQV, Amex’s new volatility index

The American Stock Exchange has begun disseminating a new volatility index called the QQV, based on options on the Nasdaq-100 Tracking Stock, or QQQ. During 2000, AAA options were the most actively traded option on the Amex.

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 EXCHANGE-TRADED FUNDS Week ending February 16 2001

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 SSGA Will Roll Out REIT Fund

State Street Global Advisors, which launched the Spider, is expanding its product line and will launch an REIT ETF at the end of the first quarter.

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 BGI Offers European Sector-Based Funds

In mid-February, Barclays iShares launched the first of the UK’s pan-European sector-based ETFs.

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 EXCHANGE-TRADED FUNDS Week ending January 19 2001

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 On the Move

STOXX Ltd has hired Kevin Pilarski to occupy the newly created position of regional director for the Americas.