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ex·change-trad·ed fund

 (ĭks-chānj′trā′dĭd)
n. Abbr. ETF
An index fund whose shares trade continuously on a securities exchange and allow investors to speculate on the performance of the market or sector represented by the fund's assets without the restrictions of traditional mutual funds.
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FTA has collective assets under management or supervision of approximately USD 134 billion as of July 31, 2019 through unit investment trusts, exchange-traded funds, closed-end funds, mutual funds and separate managed accounts.
First Trust has collective assets under management or supervision of approximately USD 113bn as of December 31, 2018 through unit investment trusts, exchange-traded funds, closed-end funds, mutual funds and separate managed accounts.
This listing will give more confidence to the market." In a first of its kind, the year also saw Qatar's stock market list two exchange-traded funds as authorities sought to develop the bourse.
FTA has collective assets under management or supervision of approximately $130 billion as of July 31, 2018 through unit investment trusts, exchange-traded funds, closed-end funds, mutual funds and separate managed accounts.
Summary: The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has rejected applications for nine bitcoin-based exchange-traded funds (ETF) from three separate companies, …
The Securities and Exchange Commission has rejected applications for nine separate bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded funds, again preventing an attempt to develop an ETF product based upon the volatile cryptocurrency, the Wall Street Journal reports, citing orders by the commission.
While Bitcoin exchange-traded funds are in the works, they must first get the go-ahead from regulators.
As Georgetown University finance professor Jim Angel noted in a Tuesday (http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/finance/322695-approving-bitcoin-etfs-will-lead-investors-to-slaughter) op-ed for the Hill, the nature of exchange-traded funds, which only rely on their underlying assets' values and, in this case, wouldn't translate to a direct purchase of the virtual currency, would somewhat shield bitcoin from SEC investigations of its manipulation.
Drawing on his research into the exchange-traded fund market and volatility trading for his doctoral dissertation in mathematics, Jiang argues that exchange-traded fund prices do not follow random walks, explores some of the factors are that impact their non-random walk behavior, and suggests how to take advantage of such price dynamics in trading exchange-traded funds.
NBAD's Global Asset Management division designs and manages NBAD various conventional and Islamic offerings, ranging from equity funds and fixed income funds to exchange-traded funds (ETF), structured products, and discretionary portfolios and advisory services.
After posting the lowest quarterly inflows in four years in Q1, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) attracted substantial new cash in the second quarter.