ETFs

HANetf launches Kuwait ETF

European independent white-label ETF platform HANetf has announced the debut of its KMEFIC FTSE Kuwait Equity Ucits ETF, which it claims is the first...

Invesco’s Saudi ETF becomes largest in the kingdom

Invesco’s MSCI Saudi Arabia UCITS ETF has become the largest exchange traded fund offering exposure to the region after raising $315 million in the...

FRENCH ASSET MANAGEMENT: A piece of the action

Funds Europe’s annual report on the French industry looks at business over the past year, as firms respond to ever-greater pressure on fees and...

Invesco launches Saudi ETF in Europe

Invesco has launched what it claims is the first exchange-traded fund (ETF) in Europe to offer passive exposure to Saudi Arabia. The Invesco MSCI Saudi...

Middle East ETF assets dropped in April

Assets invested in exchange-traded funds and products (ETFs and ETPs) in the Middle East and North Africa fell 1% to $37.9 billion in April...

UAE firm plans Abu Dhabi-listed ETF

ADS Investment Solutions, a subsidiary of UAE-based financial firm ADS Securities, is planning to launch an ETF focused on Saudi Arabian equities. The fund will...

Amwal lists Qatar’s first ever ETF

Qatar-based asset manager Amwal has listed what it claims is the largest exchange-traded fund (ETF) in the Gulf region. The ETF will be listed and...

Dubai Financial Market reveals ETF platform

The Dubai Financial Market, the main stock exchange in the emirate, has launched a platform for transacting in exchange-traded funds (ETFs). The exchange says the...

“Index products aren’t asset management, it’s banking.” – Du Toit

Index funds are so different from actively managed funds they could be considered banking products, says the chief executive of Investec, a South Africa-based...

ASSET SERVICER ROUNDTABLE: Local is lekker

Our panel in Cape Town discussed the move to T+3, the complexity of trade settlement on the continent and the challenges of building a...