Lawrence De Geest

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New Global X Brazil ETF Focused On Consumers

Global X rolls out its third Brazil ETF, this latest one a bet that consumer demand will kick into high gear as the country begins preparations to host two of the world’s biggest sporting events in the next six years.

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Grail Plans Active Emerging Market Debt ETF

Grail Advisors, the money management firm that introduced the first actively managed exchange-traded fund in 2009, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission to launch an emerging market ETF.

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PowerShares Switching Indexes On Four Funds

Invesco PowerShares, the Wheaton, Ill.-based fund sponsor known for its Nasdaq QQQQ Trust ETF (Nasdaq: QQQQ), filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission to change indexes underlying three existing funds and one that it has in the works.

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Huntington Bank Joins Active ETF Crowd

Huntington Asset Advisors, the investment arm of Columbus, Ohio-based Huntington Bank, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission to offer actively managed exchange-traded funds, and said in a separate press release that it plans on rolling out two initial funds under the exemptive relief filing, including what it called the first actively managed “green” fund.