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A Growing Number Of Financial Advisors Are Embracing ETF’s

“A growing number of financial advisors are embracing exchange traded funds, and this has helped to fuel substantial growth in ETF assets
ETF BASIC NEWS October 15, 2009 6:39pm

Canadian ETF Assets Have Soared For 2009

“Assets held in Canadian-listed exchange-traded funds soared by 49% in the first nine months of this year, according to data compiled by the dominant firm, Barclays Global Investors Canada
ETF BASIC NEWS October 7, 2009 5:30pm

Barclays Has Suspended Creation Of New Shares For Commodity ETF (GSG)

“Barclays Global Investors (BGI) announced that it has temporarily suspended further creation of new shares of the iShares S&P GSCI Commodity-Indexed Trust (GSG). The unexpected move highlights just how far reaching the rapidly changing regulatory environment concerning the management of
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ETF BASIC NEWS August 28, 2009 12:24pm

Blackrock’s offer for BGI, Including iShares, Is formally Accepted By Barclays

BlackRock has received written notice that the Barclays board has accepted its offer to acquire Barclays Global Investors. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter following approval by Barclays’ shareholders, the receipt of client consents and regulatory
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ETF BASIC NEWS June 17, 2009 12:10pm

Fink Aspires to No. 1 Fund Manager With Barclays Unit

BlackRock Inc., the bond boutique co- founded in a one-room office by Laurence Fink in 1988, is a step closer to becoming the world’s biggest money manager after emerging as the leading bidder for Barclays Plc’s fund unit. Fink has
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ETF BASIC NEWS June 8, 2009 9:36am

BlackRock, BNY Mellon Vie for World No. 1 Spot; in talks to buy Barclays Plc’s fund unit

BlackRock Inc. and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. are competing to become the world’s biggest money manager as stock markets show signs of recovery. Each company is in talks to buy Barclays Plc’s fund unit, whose $1.5 trillion in
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ETF BASIC NEWS May 18, 2009 9:44am

Barclays confirms ‘expressions of interest’ in BGI

Barclays PLC officials today confirmed they’ve received “a number of expressions of interest, including unsolicited interest” in BGI, its money management division. Gemma Abbott, Barclays spokeswoman, declined to provide further details about the bids for BGI…… ……“Barclays will update the
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ETF BASIC NEWS May 15, 2009 5:12pm

Barclays has confirmed takeover interest in its BGI asset management arm

The banking giant is already offloading its iShares fund management business, which is the most profitable part of BGI, in an agreed £3bn sale to CVC Capital Partners. However, Barclays said it had received a number of rival approaches for
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Barclays iShares bidder search success

LONDON (Reuters) – Barclays Plc’s (BARC.L) efforts to find more bidders for its iShares funds arm seem to have paid off, showing that prize assets can draw plenty of interest even in crisis-stricken markets. Barclays said on Sunday it had
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ETF BASIC NEWS May 11, 2009 11:36am

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