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Jared Dillian
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The Great Rebalancing

In this guest blog, the author examines the need for portfolio rebalancing as time progresses.

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The Buy-Side Is Executing Larger, More Complex ETF Trades

The new survey revealed institutions are becoming more comfortable with the liquidity of ETFs; showing what types of trading and platforms are gaining traction; and it outlines how increased transparency and competition are changing the dynamics of the market.

SEC Waits on Crypto ETF Guidance

The greatest barrier to the establishment of crypto-based exchange-traded products could be the Investment Company Act of 1940, according to Congressional testimony by the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

big xyt Launches Liquidity Cockpit for ETFs

New analytics platform creates navigation tool for the fragmented Exchange Traded Funds markets.

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Fund Fight

For years, exchange-traded fund trading volume surged. Now, it’s slumping too. Nasdaq, NYSE and BATS are now slugging it out with incentives, new order types and a new ETF-focused exchange to resuscitate trading.

Exchange-Traded Future

The major exchange operators are in pitched battle to win market share and build up volume of trading in exchanged-traded funds.

SEC Tackles Market Maker Payments

The Securities and Exchange Commission is set to decide by Dec. 8 whether to approve proposals by the Nasdaq Stock Market and NYSE Arca to permit sponsors of exchange-traded funds to pay broker-dealers for making a market in their securities.

BofA Merrill Expands ETF Algo

Bank of America Merrill Lynch plans to expand the number of exchange-traded funds traded by its ETF-specific algo. Known as ETF-aXe, the two-year-old algo currently trades 300 ETFs. The new editions could include funds that go beyond just U.S. stocks.

PIMCO's Eyes Are Fixed on ETFs

With the current volatility of the equities markets, investors know they need to have exposure to bonds, but they often desire the ease and liquidity of equities, which can be provided by exchange-traded funds. Customers want fixed-income safety and stock convenience, which has driven PIMCO-the don of bonds-into the world of ETFs.