Exchange-traded funds

MSCI Completes Private Offering of $600 Million 3.625% Senior Notes Due 2031

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 9:05pm

b'MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community, announced today that it has successfully completed its private offering of $600.0 million aggregate amount of its 3.625% senior unsecured notes (the \xe2\x80\x9cnotes\xe2\x80\x9d) due 2031 (the \xe2\x80\x9coffering\xe2\x80\x9d).

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  • b'MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community, announced today that it has successfully completed its private offering of $600.0 million aggregate amount of its 3.625% senior unsecured notes (the \xe2\x80\x9cnotes\xe2\x80\x9d) due 2031 (the \xe2\x80\x9coffering\xe2\x80\x9d).
  • We create industry-leading research-enhanced solutions that clients use to gain insight into and improve transparency across the investment process.\nThis press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
  • If any of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or if MSCI\xe2\x80\x99s underlying assumptions prove to be incorrect, actual results may vary significantly from what MSCI projected.
  • MSCI assumes no obligation to publicly update or revise these forward-looking statements for any reason, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise, except as required by law.\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210514005393/en/\n'

Vanguard to Open New Office in Dallas

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 3:05pm

b'VALLEY FORGE, Pa., May 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Vanguard today announced plans to open a new office in the Dallas-Fort Worth region in early 2022.

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  • b'VALLEY FORGE, Pa., May 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Vanguard today announced plans to open a new office in the Dallas-Fort Worth region in early 2022.
  • Establishing a new office in Dallas reflects our continued commitment to hiring top advisor and technology talent to support our advised clients.
  • For its direct and retirement plan clients in the U.S., Vanguard offers a pair of complementary advisory services, Personal Advisor Services(PAS) and Digital Advisor .
  • Consistent with the existing virtual PAS service model, advisors in the Dallas office will engage with clients via phone, email, and videoconference.\nThe Dallas office will be Vanguard\'s 5th U.S. location.

The Bitcoin Fund Announces Voluntary Conversion Option to the 3iQ CoinShares Bitcoin ETF

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 1:59pm

3iQ was the first Canadian investment fund manager to offer a public bitcoin investment fund, The Bitcoin Fund (TSX: QBTC, QBTC.U), and a public Ether investment fund, The Ether Fund (TSX: QETH.UN, QETH.U).

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  • 3iQ was the first Canadian investment fund manager to offer a public bitcoin investment fund, The Bitcoin Fund (TSX: QBTC, QBTC.U), and a public Ether investment fund, The Ether Fund (TSX: QETH.UN, QETH.U).
  • More recently, 3iQ launched the 3iQ CoinShares Bitcoin ETF (TSX: BTCQ, BTCQ.U) and the 3iQ CoinShares Ether ETF (TSX: ETHQ, ETHQ.U).
  • 3iQ offers investors convenient and familiar investment products to gain exposure to digital assets.
  • For more information about 3iQ and its digital asset investment funds, visit www.3iQ.ca or follow us on Twitter @3iQ_corp.\nPlease read the prospectus before investing.

Guggenheim Second Quarter 2021 High-Yield and Bank Loan Outlook: In the Recovery Phase of the Credit Cycle

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 10:14pm

b'NEW YORK, May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Guggenheim Investments, the global asset management and investment advisory business of Guggenheim Partners, today provided its Second Quarter 2021 High-Yield and Bank Loan Outlook .

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  • b'NEW YORK, May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Guggenheim Investments, the global asset management and investment advisory business of Guggenheim Partners, today provided its Second Quarter 2021 High-Yield and Bank Loan Outlook .
  • Guggenheim Investments represents the following affiliated investment management businesses of Guggenheim Partners, LLC: Guggenheim Partners Investment Management, LLC, Security Investors, LLC, Guggenheim Funds Distributors, LLC, Guggenheim Funds Investment Advisors, LLC, Guggenheim Corporate Funding, LLC, Guggenheim Partners Europe Limited, Guggenheim Partners Fund Management (Europe) Limited, Guggenheim Partners Japan Limited, GS GAMMA Advisors, LLC, and Guggenheim Partners India Management.\nInvesting involves risk, including the possible loss of principal.
  • There is neither representation nor warranty as to the current accuracy of, nor liability for, decisions based on such information.
  • No part of this material may be reproduced or referred to in any form, without express written permission of Guggenheim Partners, LLC.\n'

First Trust Launches the First Trust New York Municipal High Income ETF

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 2:00pm

b"First Trust Advisors L.P. (\xe2\x80\x9cFirst Trust\xe2\x80\x9d), a leading exchange-traded fund (\xe2\x80\x9cETF\xe2\x80\x9d) provider and asset manager, announced today that it has launched a new actively managed ETF, the First Trust New York Municipal High Income ETF (NYSE Arca: FMNY) (the \xe2\x80\x9cfund\xe2\x80\x9d).

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  • b"First Trust Advisors L.P. (\xe2\x80\x9cFirst Trust\xe2\x80\x9d), a leading exchange-traded fund (\xe2\x80\x9cETF\xe2\x80\x9d) provider and asset manager, announced today that it has launched a new actively managed ETF, the First Trust New York Municipal High Income ETF (NYSE Arca: FMNY) (the \xe2\x80\x9cfund\xe2\x80\x9d).
  • The fund seeks to provide income that is exempt from regular federal, New York State and New York City income taxes with long-term capital appreciation as a secondary objective.
  • The First Trust Municipal Securities Team applies both quantitative analysis and fundamental research to seek higher-yielding undervalued securities within the municipal market.
  • They also apply a quantitative total return scenario analysis using multiple interest rate assumptions over different time horizons.\nThe First Trust Municipal Securities Team sees ample opportunities in municipal securities.

ETFMG Extends Cannabis Suite of ETFs with U.S. Alternative Harvest ETF (MJUS)

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 1:58pm

Alternative Harvest ETF (NYSE Arca: MJUS) will begin trading today on the New York Stock Exchange.

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  • Alternative Harvest ETF (NYSE Arca: MJUS) will begin trading today on the New York Stock Exchange.
  • MJUS offers investors exposure to cannabis companies operating in the United States, including multi-state operators (MSOs) directly involved in the cultivation, production, marketing and distribution of cannabis or cannabis-related products.\nMJUS is ETFMG\xe2\x80\x99s second cannabis investment offering, joining the highly successful ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF (NYSE Arca: MJ).
  • ETFMG funds are proof as to the power of the ETF wrapper and that thematic products can have a place in investors\xe2\x80\x99 portfolios.
  • ETF Managers Group LLC and ETFMG Financial LLC are wholly owned subsidiaries of Exchange Traded Managers Group LLC (collectively, \xe2\x80\x9cETFMG\xe2\x80\x9d).

KraneShares Launches China Innovation Strategy While Expanding ETF Model Portfolio Offering to Leading Wealth Management Platforms

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 1:30pm

The portfolio dynamically adjusts weights to China and EM ex-China based on a proprietary, time-tested, and systematic methodology.

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  • The portfolio dynamically adjusts weights to China and EM ex-China based on a proprietary, time-tested, and systematic methodology.
  • The model can act as a comprehensive, stand-alone emerging market portfolio or as a complement to an existing strategy.\nKrane Dynamic China Growth Strategy provides investors core exposure to the brightest high-growth areas within China\'s economy.
  • Each of the ETF weights in the portfolio adjust according to a proprietary approach that evaluates real-time risk and reward trade-offs.
  • A prospectus containing this and other information with respect to any KraneShares ETFs that are a part of a model portfolio is available at www.kraneshares.com .

Joy Spreader Included in the MSCI China Small Cap Index

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 2:03am

b"HONG KONG, May 13, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - On May 12th , Joy Spreader (06988.HK), a Hong Kong-listed company, announced that the Company is incorporated into the MSCI China Small Cap Index, with effect upon the closure of the market on May 27, 2021.\nIt is reported that the MSCI China Small Cap Index is one of the China market indices launched by Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI), which aims to measure the performance of the small cap segment in China's stock market, covering PRC companies with excellent operating results and development potential.

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  • b"HONG KONG, May 13, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - On May 12th , Joy Spreader (06988.HK), a Hong Kong-listed company, announced that the Company is incorporated into the MSCI China Small Cap Index, with effect upon the closure of the market on May 27, 2021.\nIt is reported that the MSCI China Small Cap Index is one of the China market indices launched by Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI), which aims to measure the performance of the small cap segment in China's stock market, covering PRC companies with excellent operating results and development potential.
  • It is an important index for global institutional investors to evaluate their investment portfolios.\nJoy Spreader is a leading MarTech company engaging in mobile new media performance-based marketing and marketing SaaS services in the PRC.
  • Joy Spreader's performance has maintained rapid growth.\nThe Company's board of directors believes that the inclusion of the MSCI China Small Cap Index shows the recognition of the Company's performance and value by the capital market.
  • At the same time, the inclusion will raise the Company's profile and boost the Company's business and cooperation.\nCopyright 2021 ACN Newswire .

Solaris Announces Inclusion in the MSCI Canada Small Cap Index

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 1:16am

b'VANCOUVER, BC, May 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - Solaris Resources Inc. (TSX: SLS) (OTCQB: SLSSF) ("Solaris" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it will be added to theMSCI Canada Small Cap Index, effective followingthe close of trading onMay 27, 2021.

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  • b'VANCOUVER, BC, May 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - Solaris Resources Inc. (TSX: SLS) (OTCQB: SLSSF) ("Solaris" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it will be added to theMSCI Canada Small Cap Index, effective followingthe close of trading onMay 27, 2021.
  • MSCI Inc. announced this addition onMay 11, 2021, following results of their semi-annual index review.\nThe MSCICanada Small CapIndexis an equity index compiled by MSCI Inc.designed to measure the performance of the small cap segment of the Canada market.
  • These statements include statements regarding our intent, or the beliefs or current expectations of our officers and directors, including the statement that the Company will be added to the MSCI Canada Index.
  • These statements are based on a variety of assumptions including assumptions made about the actions to be taken by MSCI Inc.

BIT Mining Limited to be Added to the MSCI China Small Cap Index

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 1:58pm

b'SHENZHEN, China, May 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BIT Mining Limited (NYSE: BTCM) ("BIT Mining," "the Company,"), a leading cryptocurrency mining enterprise, formerly known as 500.com Limited (NYSE: WBAI), announced today that the Company\'s stock will be added to the MSCI China Small Cap Index, effective as of market close on May 27, 2021.\nThe MSCI China Small Cap Index is an equity index compiled by MSCI Inc. designed to measure the performance of the small cap segment of the China market.

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  • b'SHENZHEN, China, May 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BIT Mining Limited (NYSE: BTCM) ("BIT Mining," "the Company,"), a leading cryptocurrency mining enterprise, formerly known as 500.com Limited (NYSE: WBAI), announced today that the Company\'s stock will be added to the MSCI China Small Cap Index, effective as of market close on May 27, 2021.\nThe MSCI China Small Cap Index is an equity index compiled by MSCI Inc. designed to measure the performance of the small cap segment of the China market.
  • The index has been widely recognized as a benchmark for global institutional investors to optimize their investment portfolios.\nBIT Mining Limited (NYSE: BTCM) is a leading cryptocurrency mining company, with a long-term strategy to create value across the cryptocurrency industry.
  • Its business covers cryptocurrency mining, mining pool, data center operation and mining machine manufacturing.
  • The Company has also entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a 7-nanometer cryptocurrency mining machine manufacturer, Bee Computing (HK) Limited, to complete its vertical integration with its supply chain, increase its self-sufficiency while also strengthening its competitive position.\n'