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Singapore’s economy grew at a record pace in the first half of this year, although its exchange traded fund (ETF) was down in that time period. What powered the rise and can the economy keep it up? While the United States and Europe are concerned about the potential of a double-dip recession and job creation, […]

What, did you think the exchange traded fund (ETF) industry was done growing? Not so fast there. ETF Securities, Direxion and newcomer GeorgeTown Investment Management. Lara Crigger and Cinthia Murphy for Index Universe reports that ETF Securities is planning a new gold ETF would be the first to store its bullion in a Singapore vault. […]

ETF Spotlight on Market Vectors Global Agribusiness (NYSEArca: MOO), part of a weekly series. Assets: $1.4 billion Objective: Seeks to track the DAXglobal Agribusiness Index and gives exposure to companies that get at least 50% of their revenue from the agriculture business. Holdings: Among the top holdings in the fund include Potash Corp (NYSE: POT, […]

The exchange traded fund (ETF) market is already huge in places like Canada, the United States and in Europe. The next market to tackle? Asia. Cris Sholto Heaton for Index Universe takes us around the news reel for the happenings throughout Asia and its ETF market. The round up may help you to decide if […]