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BNP Paribas Securities Services Extends Contract with Temenos

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 9 gennaio 2020

Temenos (SIX: TEMN), the banking software company, today announced that BNP Paribas Securities Services has extended its license for Temenos Multifonds Global Accounting and Temenos Multifonds Global Investor. Temenos’ single, global software platform and integrated operating model will deliver localized accounting and reporting to underpin the management of BNP Paribas Securities Services’ fund administration operations.BNP Paribas Securities Services has been a partner of Temenos for more than 20 years, initially deploying the Temenos Fund Administration platform in Luxembourg to replace its legacy architecture and deliver the fundamental scalability needed for BNP Paribas to rapidly onboard new countries onto the global platform. By using a scalable platform and enabling more automated exception-based processing, BNP Paribas Securities Services will benefit from greater operational efficiency, reduced costs and new growth opportunities. As part of this long-standing strategic partnership, Temenos recently completed the integration of Temenos Multifonds Global Accounting into BNP Paribas Securities Services’ domestic fund administration business in France. Achieved in under two years, the project covered 1,300 fund accounts, representing over 20% of the total French market.

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Advanced Security Operations Center-as-a-Service Capabilities

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 24 agosto 2019

Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) and ON2IT, the Zero Trust Innovators and provider of advanced security monitoring and remediation capabilities, have teamed on security operations center as-a-service.Built on Palo Alto Networks technology, including Next Generation Firewalls, Cortex XDR, Traps and the combination of Managed Next-Generation Firewall, Managed Traps and the Cortex Data Lake, that gives customers the ability to provide better security for their businesses, it incorporates a deep skillset of security operations center analysts, best-in-breed technology, and the flexibility of a managed service. This allows organizations to spend time on their business instead of repeated IT tasks.“Teaming with ON2IT gives customers the ability to provide advanced security operations without the massive investment and training of an ‘in-house’ security operations center,” said Jesper Trolle, president of Arrow’s enterprise computing solutions business in North America. “Our channel partners can now help provide their customers a better overall security posture, reducing risk, monitoring for threats, and having the knowledge that they have expert resources to assist them. Security has become a key part of any business strategy, and ON2IT and Arrow are making it simpler for businesses to improve their security and reduce their risk.”

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Griffon to Participate at CJS Securities Investor Conference

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 4 luglio 2019

Griffon Corporation (“Griffon” or the “Company”) (NYSE:GFF) today announced it will present at CJS Securities 19th Annual “New Ideas” Summer Institutional Investor Conference on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 in Greenwich, Connecticut. A copy of Griffon’s investor presentation, which will be used at the conference, will be available at the time of the conference in the investor relations section of Griffon’s website (
Griffon Corporation is a diversified management and holding company that conducts business through wholly-owned subsidiaries. Griffon oversees the operations of its subsidiaries, allocates resources among them and manages their capital structures. Griffon provides direction and assistance to its subsidiaries in connection with acquisition and growth opportunities as well as divestitures. In order to further diversify, Griffon also seeks out, evaluates and, when appropriate, will acquire additional businesses that offer potentially attractive returns on capital.

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The JMP Securities Life Sciences Conference

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 6 giugno 2019

New York 20, 2019 10 a.m. ET Horizon Therapeutics plc (Nasdaq: HZNP), today announced that the company will participate in the following conference in June:The JMP Securities Life Sciences Conference.
Horizon is focused on researching, developing and commercializing medicines that address critical needs for people impacted by rare and rheumatic diseases. Our pipeline is purposeful: we apply scientific expertise and courage to bring clinically meaningful therapies to patients. We believe science and compassion must work together to transform lives. For more information on how we go to incredible lengths to impact lives, please visit

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Apyx Medical Corporation to Participate in the JMP Securities Life Sciences Conference

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 6 giugno 2019

Apyx Medical Corporation, formerly Bovie Medical Corporation, (NASDAQ:APYX) (the “Company”), a maker of medical devices and supplies and the developer of J-Plasma®, a patented surgical product marketed and sold under the Renuvion® Cosmetic Technology brand in the cosmetic surgery market, today announced that management will participate in the JMP Securities Life Sciences Conference at the St. Regis New York Hotel in New York, NY. Management will participate in a fireside chat on Thursday, June 20 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time.A live audio webcast of the presentation will be provided under the ‘Company Events’ section of the Apyx Medical Corporation investor relations website at An archive of the webcast will be available for replay following the conferences.

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Tuscan Holdings Corp. Announces Securities to Commence Separate Trading

Posted by fidest press agency su lunedì, 25 marzo 2019

Tuscan Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: THCBU) (the “Company”) announced today that separate trading of its shares of common stock and warrants underlying the Company’s units would commence on or about March 27, 2019. The common stock and warrants will be traded on the Nasdaq Capital Market (“Nasdaq”) under the symbols “THCB” and “THCBW”, respectively. Units not separated will continue to be listed on Nasdaq under the symbol “THCBU.”Tuscan Holdings Corp. is a blank check company organized for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, or other similar business combination with one or more businesses or entities, with an initial focus on target businesses in the cannabis industry. However, the Company’s efforts to identify a prospective target business will not be limited to any particular industry or geographic region. The Company is led by Stephen A. Vogel, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Ruth Epstein, President and Chief Financial Officer.This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

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JMP Securities Technology Conference

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 24 febbraio 2019

Elevate Credit, Inc. (NYSE:ELVT), today announced that its CEO, Ken Rees, and CFO, Chris Lutes, will participate in a fireside chat at the JMP Securities Technology Conference hosted at the Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco, on Monday February 25, 2019 beginning at approximately 10:30am ET. A webcast for this event is available at The presentation materials will be posted to the investor relations section (“Presentations and Events”) of the company’s website at
Elevate (NYSE: ELVT), together with its bank partners, has originated $6.7 billion in non-prime credit to more than 2.2 million non-prime consumers to date and has saved its customers more than $4.8 billion versus the cost of payday loans. Its responsible, tech-enabled online credit solutions provide immediate relief to customers today and help them build a brighter financial future. The company is committed to rewarding borrowers’ good financial behavior with features like interest rates that can go down over time, free financial training and free credit monitoring. Elevate’s suite of groundbreaking credit products includes RISE, Elastic, Sunny and Today Card.

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CSG to Participate in CJS Securities 18th Annual “New Ideas” Summer Conference

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 4 luglio 2018

CSG (NASDAQ: CSGS), the trusted partner to simplify the complexity of business transformation in the digital age, today announced that its President and Chief Executive Officer, Bret Griess, and Senior Vice President and Chief Communications and Investor Relations Officer, Liz Bauer, will participate in the CJS Securities 18th Annual “New Ideas” Summer Conference. The conference will be held July 10, 2018 in White Plains, New York. CSG simplifies the complexity of business transformation in the digital age for the most respected communications, media and entertainment service providers worldwide. With over 35 years of experience, CSG delivers revenue management, customer experience and digital monetization solutions for every stage of the customer lifecycle. The company is the trusted partner driving digital transformation for leading global brands, including Arrow Electronics, AT&T, Bharti Airtel, Charter Communications, Comcast, DISH, Eastlink, iflix, MTN, TalkTalk, Telefonica, Telstra and Verizon.

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ETF Securities to sell its European Exchange-Traded Commodity, Currency and Short-and-Leveraged Business to WisdomTree

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 14 novembre 2017

londonLONDON. ETF Securities Limited (ETF Securities) has agreed to sell its European exchange-traded commodity, currency and short-and-leveraged business to WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (WisdomTree), the Nasdaq-listed (ticker: WETF) and New York headquartered global exchange-traded product provider.The business being sold comprises all the European operations excluding the ETF platform. The business being sold to WisdomTree has $17.6* billion of AUM spread across 307 products, including the flagship gold products PHAU and GBS. The business has a comprehensive range of commodity, currency and short-and-leveraged products and more than 50 dedicated staff.WisdomTree and ETF Securities will work to ensure that integration is seamless and expect no change to the current high standards of service and operations experienced by our customers and partners.The sale is subject to regulatory approval and is currently anticipated to close in late Q1 2018. Graham Tuckwell, Founder and Chairman of ETF Securities, comments: “We are pleased to be selling our European exchange-traded commodity, currency and short-and-leverage business to WisdomTree and to become the largest shareholder in the company. I believe this combination creates a uniquely positioned firm which will flourish in the years ahead, continuing to deliver huge value for customers and stakeholders. ETF Securities has a strong cultural fit with WisdomTree as both firms have been built from scratch by teams who have worked closely together for many years and who show an entrepreneurial spirit in seeking to deliver innovative and market leading products for their customers.”Mark Weeks, the UK CEO of ETF Securities says: “This transaction creates a leading independent global ETP provider which is well positioned to compete in the rapidly growing European ETP market. We have complementary expertise, product ranges and customer networks. We both continue to challenge the status quo to provide customers with a range of differentiated products. In this industry customers want and value firms like ours, which provide broader choice.”

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Commento di Martin Arnold, Director – FX & Macro Strategist per ETF Securities

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 26 gennaio 2017

londraLondra. La Corte Suprema della Gran Bretagna ha confermato la decisione dell’Alta Corte: è necessario il voto del Parlamento per attivare l’Articolo 50 e avviare così il processo di uscita dall’UE.Ci aspettiamo che la sterlina continuerà a essere ben sostenuta nel breve periodo, con l’inizio delle negoziazioni e la presa di coscienza, da parte dagli investitori, delle problematiche sottostanti e della tempistica che il processo di uscita dall’UE richiede.Una “hard Brexit” non è il nostro scenario favorito, ma è probabile che la sterlina si mantenga volatile. Gli investitori avranno comunque numerose opportunità per prendere esposizione sulla valuta, che dovrebbe muoversi in una gamma fra 1.21 e 1.27 contro il dollaro americano.
Riteniamo che la Brexit sia ancora uno scenario probabile, ma potremmo anche aspettarci che la sua attuazione venga rinviata per lasciare il posto, nel frattempo, a un dibattito governativo che faccia chiarezza su tempi e modalità dell’attivazione.
La decisione della Corte Suprema di oggi era largamente attesa, e la sterlina aveva registrato un rimbalzo nei giorni scorsi dai livelli bassi post referendum sull’UE. E’ in ogni caso un altro duro colpo al Primo Ministro, che ha adottato la linea dura nel cercare di attuare ciò che chiama “la volontà del popolo”.La libera circolazione delle persone e i contributi al budget dell’UE sono stati due aspetti determinanti per l’esito del referendum. Sebbene questi rimangano due dei principali obiettivi dei Conservatori, resta da vedere con chi negozierà il governo inglese, considerato che nei prossimi due anni si terranno molte elezioni nel continente. I Socialisti hanno perso la Presidenza del Parlamento Europeo e questo aspetto potrebbe potenzialmente dividere il Parlamento e complicare qualsiasi negoziazione sulla Brexit.

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Teva’s Safe Harbor Statement under the U. S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 5 agosto 2016

teva società farmaceuticaImportant factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include risks relating to: our ability to develop and commercialize additional pharmaceutical products; competition for our specialty products, especially Copaxone® (which faces competition from orally-administered alternatives and a generic version); our ability to consummate the acquisition of Allergan plc’s worldwide generic pharmaceuticals business (“Actavis Generics”) and to realize the anticipated benefits of such acquisition (and the timing of realizing such benefits); the fact that following the consummation of the Actavis Generics acquisition, we will be dependent to a much larger extent than previously on our generic pharmaceutical business; potential restrictions on our ability to engage in additional transactions or incur additional indebtedness as a result of the substantial amount of debt we will incur to finance the Actavis Generics acquisition; the fact that for a period of time following the consummation of the Actavis Generics acquisition, we will have significantly less cash on hand than previously, which could adversely affect our ability to grow; the possibility of material fines, penalties and other sanctions and other adverse consequences arising out of our ongoing FCPA investigations and related matters; our ability to achieve expected results from investments in our pipeline of specialty and other products; our ability to identify and successfully bid for suitable acquisition targets or licensing opportunities, or to consummate and integrate acquisitions; the extent to which any manufacturing or quality control problems damage our reputation for quality production and require costly remediation; increased government scrutiny in both the U.S. and Europe of our patent settlement agreements; our exposure to currency fluctuations and restrictions as well as credit risks; the effectiveness of our patents, confidentiality agreements and other measures to protect the intellectual property rights of our specialty medicines; the effects of reforms in healthcare regulation and pharmaceutical pricing, reimbursement and coverage; competition for our generic products, both from other pharmaceutical companies and as a result of increased governmental pricing pressures; governmental investigations into sales and marketing practices, particularly for our specialty pharmaceutical products; adverse effects of political or economic instability, major hostilities or acts of terrorism on our significant worldwide operations; interruptions in our supply chain or problems with internal or third-party information technology systems that adversely affect our complex manufacturing processes; significant disruptions of our information technology systems or breaches of our data security; competition for our specialty pharmaceutical businesses from companies with greater resources and capabilities; the impact of continuing consolidation of our distributors and customers; decreased opportunities to obtain U.S. market exclusivity for significant new generic products; potential liability in the U.S., Europe and other markets for sales of generic products prior to a final resolution of outstanding patent litigation; our potential exposure to product liability claims that are not covered by insurance; any failure to recruit or retain key personnel, or to attract additional executive and managerial talent; any failures to comply with complex Medicare and Medicaid reporting and payment obligations; significant impairment charges relating to intangible assets, goodwill and property, plant and equipment; the effects of increased leverage and our resulting reliance on access to the capital markets; potentially significant increases in tax liabilities; the effect on our overall effective tax rate of the termination or expiration of governmental programs or tax benefits, or of a change in our business; variations in patent laws that may adversely affect our ability to manufacture our products in the most efficient manner; environmental risks; and other factors that are discussed in our Annual Report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2015 and in our other filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which they are made and we assume no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements or other information, whether as a result of new information, future events or other wise.

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ETF Securities lancia i primi ETC sull’oro

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 26 luglio 2016

lingotti oroLONDRA. ETF Securities, uno dei provider indipendenti più importanti al mondo di Exchange Traded Products (ETP), ha annunciato la quotazione dei primi ETC sulla piattaforma di fund processing FundSettle di Euroclear, supportata da FundsPlace.Attraverso la piattaforma, gli investitori potranno ora accedere a due ETP fisici sull’oro di ETF Securities: il Gold Bullion Securities e l’ETFS Physical Gold.Gli ETC sono tradizionalmente quotati in borsa e possono essere negoziati come le azioni in qualsiasi momento durante le ore di mercato. FundSettle permetterà agli investitori di acquistare e vendere quote di questi ETP in modo affine ai fondi comuni, al “net asset value” (NAV) di fine giornata, offrendo così una via di accesso ulteriore ai prodotti.Dall’inizio del 2016, ETF Securities ha registrato oltre 3 miliardi di dollari americani di flussi sui prodotti sull’oro e la società offre la più completa gamma di ETP in Europa, che comprende il 36% dei flussi negli ETP sulle commodities a fine giugno[2].Massimo Siano, Head of Southern Europe per ETF Securities, afferma:“Gli investitori stanno acquistando l’oro, tipicamente considerato un bene rifugio, come copertura dalla turbolenza economica e finanziaria determinata dalla politica monetaria incerta della BCE e della FED e dalle preoccupazioni politiche sulla Brexit e le elezioni presidenziali americane.Siamo lieti di rispondere a questa maggiore domanda rendendo disponibili i nostri prodotti attraverso le soluzioni di FundsPlace. ETF Securities ha sviluppato il primo ETC sull’oro al mondo nel 2003 e si impegna a garantire a tutti gli investitori un accesso conveniente e trasparente ai propri prodotti.”Mohamed M’Rabti, Deputy Global Head of FundsPlace, Euroclear, ha affermato: “Siamo orgogliosi di collaborare con ETF Securities. Ciò dimostra la reale ampiezza e la flessibilità della piattaforma FundSettle. Questi ETC saranno i primi disponibili su FundSettle a beneficiare della nostra offerta di servizi sicura, affidabile e modulare.”

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Study clears traders failing to deliver for collapse of Lehman Brothers in financial crash

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 23 aprile 2015

university buffalo managementTraders who ‘failed to deliver’ on stock market trades during the 2007-08 financial crash have been cleared of causing the collapse of major financial firms such as AIG, Lehman Brothers and Bear Stearns, according to a new study.After the crash the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) brought in rules to stop aggressive naked short-selling, which can produce many ‘fails to deliver’ (FTDs), as they were blamed in part for the demise of Lehman Brothers – the fourth largest investment bank in the US. A former Under Secretary of Commerce claimed that naked short selling cost investors $1 billion and drove 1,000 companies into the ground.But research from Vikas Raman, of Warwick Business School, Veljko Fotak, of the University of Buffalo School of Management, and Pradeep Yadav, of the University of Oklahoma, found no evidence that FTDs caused the failure of financial firms and found the spikes in the number of FTDs came after the Lehman Brothers and other firms had announced they were in trouble.FTDs occur when the position on a stock can’t be covered, either the short seller can’t afford the shares or they are not available three days after the sale. Naked short-selling – where the short seller bets that a stock’s price will fall without even borrowing the shares before selling them and then looks to cover their positions immediately after the sale – is seen as the main cause of FTDs.Dr Raman said: “Our research found that the spikes in FTD activity came after news about the firms’ financial problems had been announced.“There was an abnormal amount of FTDs during the crash, which you would expect. When there is negative news traders want to short-sell so there would be an increase in FTDs, but when we analysed the data we found they did not precipitate the announcements of the financial firms being in difficulty and the subsequent falls in stock prices.Also, contrary to what has been suggested in the media and by regulators the study found FTDs do not have a detrimental effect on stock markets. It found no evidence that FTDs caused price distortions. In fact the study showed the ability to fail has a beneficial impact on liquidity and the pricing efficiency of equity markets.For samples of both the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and NASDAQ, increases in FTDs lead to a reduction in pricing errors, intraday volatility, spreads, and order imbalances.The paper, Fails-to-Deliver-Short Selling, and Market Quality, published in the Journal of Financial Economics saw the researchers analyse 1,492 NYSE stocks over a 42-month period from January 2005 to June 2008. For robustness they also looked at 2,381 NASDAQ ordinary common-share issues over the same period.The researchers’ analysis found that large FTD changes are followed by next day improvements in market liquidity and pricing efficiency. According to the research, FTDs affected about 95 per cent of NYSE securities.Significantly, the research found that despite a strong regulatory focus by the SEC on reducing FTDs this did not have the intended effect and had a detrimental effect on liquidity. While the SEC order banning FTDs arising from naked short sales did lead to a drastic reduction in FTDs, it also led to a significant increase in absolute pricing errors, relative bid-ask spreads, and intraday volatility.Dr Raman added: “FTDs are not really any different in terms of impact on the market, than short-sells that eventually get covered, they bring liquidity and price efficiency, FTDs are doing the same thing.“Yet after the crash FTDs were more or less banned in the US. Our study shows that this regulation is not supported by research, instead a mechanism that helped liquidity and price efficiency has been taken out of the market.”Dr Raman added: “The removal of the ability to fail by the SEC and in other European countries since the crash for all public traders is somewhat debatable. They help liquidity and regulators most important role is to focus on how best to maintain liquidity and transparency in the stock borrowing market. Instead of a virtual ban on FTDs regulators could consider progressive fines for any delays in settling a trade.”

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Andrea Cattaneo nuovo responsabile della sede brasiliana di BNP Paribas Securities Services

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 4 marzo 2015

andrea cattaneoAndrea Cattaneo è stato nominato responsabile della sede brasiliana di BNP Paribas Securities Services, banca custode con un attivo di 10 miliardi di Euro di titoli in custodia e 200 fondi in amministrazione. 38 anni, laureato in Economia e Commercio presso l’Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano, Andrea Cattaneo ha maturato una significativa esperienza nel settore. Nel 2004 è entrato in BNP Paribas Securities Services assumendo nel 2011 il ruolo di responsabile globale delle soluzioni per Asset manager. “Negli ultimi anni abbiamo ampliato la nostra offerta di servizi di deposito in Brasile e in tutta l’America Latina con ottimi risultati – commenta Alvaro Camuñas, Responsabile di Spagna e America Latina di BNP Paribas Securities Services – Riscontriamo una forte domanda sia sul fronte dell’assistenza mirata agli investitori esteri, che intendono sviluppare le loro attività in Brasile, sia a livello del supporto offerto agli investitori locali, che intendono espandersi sui mercati internazionali con l’ausilio delle nostre competenze e reti internazionali. Andrea Cattaneo ha svolto un ruolo importante nello sviluppo della nostra offerta globale per i gestori patrimoniali e sono lieto che assuma la guida della nostra sede in Brasile. Il suo nuovo incarico ci posiziona in modo ideale per la crescita futura nel Paese.”“La finanza brasiliana sta vivendo una fase particolarmente positiva e dinamica – osserva Andrea Cattaneo – L’esigenza di diversificare gli investimenti per incrementare i rendimenti fa sì che gli investitori brasiliani rivolgano l’attenzione ai mercati globali, interessati a istituire rapporti con loro. Questo è per noi il momento di avvalerci sia della nostra presenza a livello mondiale sia della competenza a livello locale per aiutare gli investitori brasiliani a rapportarsi con i mercati internazionali. Si tratta di una fase entusiasmante e sono lieto di avere ricevuto questo incarico.” BNP Paribas Securities Services offre al mercato brasiliano soluzioni di deposito locali e globali, nonché una serie di servizi a valore aggiunto quali reporting per gli investimenti e servizi di banca depositaria. Lo scorso anno, la banca ha pubblicato uno studio sulle opportunità di distribuzione di fondi nei mercati latinoamericani intitolato “Building your gateway to Latin American investors”. (foto andrea cattaneo)

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Performance Etf Securities

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 24 ottobre 2010

Nel mese di settembre, gli investitori hanno continuato a costruire posizioni long sul gas naturale, accrescendo l’asset under management (AUM) degli ETC sui combustibili fossili che ha battuto il nuovo record di 2,5 miliardi di dollari. I flussi del comparto energia sono stati dominati dagli afflussi nel gas naturale che hanno registrato ingenti investimenti durante il mese, equamente distribuiti tra  ETFS Natural Gas (NGAS) ed ETFS Leveraged natural Gas (LNGA). Sembra che gli investitori stiano anticipando i danni che il ciclone tropicale potrebbe arrecare alle attrezzature per la trivellazione del gas nel Golfo del Messico causando, quindi, l’aumento dei prezzi.  In una sola settimana del mese di settembre, gli ETC agricoli hanno visto 31 milioni di dollari di deflussi, dato che gli investitori hanno esercitato il take profit. I problemi legati alle scorte continuano a sostenere i prezzi e gli investitori hanno tratto beneficio dalla situazione per ridurre le posizioni. I deflussi hanno colpito particolarmente ETFS Corn (CORN) (- 13 milioni di dollari –  i deflussi più ingenti degli ultimi due anni), ETFS Sugar (SUGA) (- 6 milioni di dollari) ed ETFS Agriculture (AIGA) (- 9 milioni di dollari). Nonostante i deflussi, il totale dei titoli degli ETC agricoli è di 1,7 miliardi di dollari, in crescita di quasi 365 milioni di dollari rispetto allo stesso periodo dell’anno scorso.
Gli ETC fisici sull’oro hanno avuto influssi netti durante sei delle ultime sette settimane, per un totale di $511 milioni, dopo che l’oro ha raggiunto prezzi record di $1280 per oncia. Anche gli  ETC fisici sull’argento hanno raggiunto livelli record per un totale di 40,6 milioni di once. Gli investitori si sono dimostrati particolarmente sensibili ad un ulteriore evento espansivo della Federal Reserve e dalla crescita del deficit Irlandese.
Nel mese di settembre, gli ETC sui metalli industriali hanno registrato afflussi ingenti ma gli investitori dimostrano di essere divisi sulla posizione da prendere. Alcuni investitori hanno puntato sugli ETC long del comparto metalli industriali che in una sola settimana ha registrato afflussi netti negli pari a 10 milioni di dollari, divisi tra ETFS Copper (COPA) con 6,7milioni di dollari ed ETFS Aluminium (ALUM). Altri, più preoccupati sulla possibilità di una ripresa sostenibile hanno diretto le loro attenzioni su ETFS Short Copper (SCOP) che ha visto afflussi netti di 8,5 milioni di dollari.
Nel mese di settembre, ETFX DAXglobal Gold Mining Fund (AUCO) ha registrato la performance più ingente dall’inizio dell’anno. AUCO è il solo ETF della piattaforma ETFx di ETF Securities che ha avuto rendimenti a doppia cifra su uno, sei e 12 mesi con utili del 30% rispetto all’anno precedente. Nel mese di settembre, gli ETF su acciaio, petrolio e risorse di base continuano a dare profitti.
ETFX S-net ITG Global Agri Business Fund (AGRI) ha registrato forti rendimenti grazie all’aumento dei prezzi dell’agricoltura.
ETFX DAXglobal Shipping Fund (SSHIP) si conferma tra i top performer di quest’anno, superando le oscillazioni del sentiment di mercato con una crescita del 6% da inizio anno.

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Le tre piattaforme di exchange-traded product

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 21 luglio 2010

ETF Securities ha pubblicato le statistiche relative alla prima metà del 2010, che riguardano le tre piattaforme di exchange-traded product (commodity, valute ed ETF azionari). Ecco di seguito le maggiori evidenze al 30 giugno 2010: ETFS Physical Gold è stato in rialzo del 34% in euro. L’oro è diventato una delle migliori asset class di ETF Securities durante la prima metà del 2010 dato che gli investitori stanno cercando beni rifugio dall’aumento del rischio sovrano e bancario in Europa. Nello stesso periodo, l’indice FTSE ha registrato una flessione del 14% e l’Euro Stoxx 50 una del 20% in dollari statunitensi. L’attivo gestito (AUM) degli ETC di ETF Securities sull’oro fisico ha raccolto 2,6 miliardi di dollari statunitensi, raggiungendo adesso un totale di 11,4 miliardi di dollari statunitensi. Si tratta di una crescita del 30% da fine dicembre ed è l’aumento più grande mai registrato su base semestrale. Gli ETC di ETF Securities sull’oro fisico, che detengono 9,3 milioni di once a fine di giugno 2010, rappresentano un primato a livello europeo e sono secondi a livello mondiale per oro corrispettivo sottostante. Le società attive nell’estrazione aurifera hanno beneficiato della ripresa del prezzo dell’oro con ETFX DAXglobal Gold Mining Fund in crescita del 28% in euro nella prima metà del 2010. Dopo una performance particolarmente forte registrata nel primo trimestre, la debolezza dei mercati azionari mondiali ha eroso alcuni dei profitti realizzati nel secondo trimestre 2010. Gli ETC sulle valute hanno beneficiato dello spostamento dell’avversione al rischio, con ETFS Long JPY Short EUR in crescita del 23% nella prima metà del 2010 dato che gli investitori si sono adoperati per liquidare attività economiche di rischio finanziate in Yen giapponesi. Un altro dei maggiori beneficiari dell’aumento dell’avversione al rischio è stato ETFS Long USD Short EUR in crescita del 17%. Gli investitori infatti hanno chiuso le posizioni in euro posizionandosi sul dollaro statunitense visto che la crisi greca ha alimentato largamente le preoccupazioni del debito statale in Europa.
ETFS Physical Palladium ha registrato nella prima metà del 2010 una crescita del 11% in dollari statunitensi dato la costante e ingente domanda di automobili in Cina, la penuria di scorte e un consensus generale sul fatto che le riserve di platino della Russia potrebbero essere più basse rispetto a quanto precedentemente previsto.  Gli ETC di ETF Securities hanno registrato 361 milioni di afflussi nella prima metà del 2010, guidati dalla forte domanda proveniente dagli Stati Uniti dove ETF Securities ha quotato i primi prodotti su platino e palladio fisico ad inizio gennaio.
ETFS Physical Silver ha registrato un’ottima performance nella prima metà del 2010, con una crescita del 10%. L’ETC sull’argento fisico ha beneficiato del suo status di riserva di valore e bene rifugio simile all’oro. La forte performance di oro, argento e palladio ha fatto in modo che ETFS Physical PM Basket (che include oro, argento, platino e palladio) completasse la performance dei metalli preziosi con un  aumento del 10,4%.

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Nasdaq Global Market(SM)

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 27 dicembre 2009

New York, At the end of the settlement date of December 15, 2009, short interest in 2,422 NASDAQ Global Market(SM) securities totaled 6,257,533,001 shares compared with 6,277,790,072 shares in 2,425 Global Market issues reported for the prior settlement date of November 30, 2009. The mid-December short interest represents 3.49 days average daily NASDAQ Global Market share volume for the reporting period, compared with 3.17 days for the prior reporting period. Short interest in 462 securities on The NASDAQ Capital Market(SM) totaled 201,696,432 shares at the end of the settlement date of December 15, 2009 compared with 175,051,016 shares in 460 securities for the previous reporting period. This represents 2.18 days average daily volume, compared with the previous reporting period’s figure of 2.54.  In summary, short interest in all 2,884 NASDAQ(R) securities totaled 6,459,229,433 shares at the December 15, 2009 settlement date, compared with 2,885 issues and 6,452,841,088 shares at the end of the previous reporting period. This is 3.42 days average daily volume, compared with an average of 3.15 days for the previous reporting period.  The open short interest positions reported for each NASDAQ security reflect the total number of shares sold short by all broker/dealers regardless of their exchange affiliations. A short sale is generally understood to mean the sale of a security that the seller does not own or any sale that is consummated by the delivery of a security borrowed by or for the account of the seller. For more information on NASDAQ Short interest positions, including publication dates, visit (

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Market performance statistics

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 24 Maggio 2009

New York (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced consolidated market performance statistics for its U.S. exchanges for the month of April 2009.  The NASDAQ Stock Market’s (NASDAQ(r)) matched share of U.S. equity volume in April 2009 was 20.8%, more than any other U.S. exchange for the twenty-fifth consecutive month. The average daily matched volume in all U.S. securities last month was 2.3 billion shares, a 19% increase over April 2008. The average daily matched trade count in U.S. equities was 11 million, an increase of 16% over April 2008. During April, 16.6% of NASDAQ’s matched volume resulted from non-displayed orders, adding 8.3 billion shares of dark liquidity to the NASDAQ book. Matched market share in NYSE-listed securities during April 2009 was 15.5%. The average daily matched volume in NYSE-listed stocks was 1 billion shares, a 22% increase over the same period one year ago. The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world’s largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with over 3,800 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market, NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, NASDAQ OMX First North, and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and exchange-traded funds. NASDAQ OMX technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information visit

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