April ETF Roundup: Launches, Filings, and Closures

By: ETFdb
April was somewhat of a calming month for markets, as geopolitical concerns took a back seat to earnings reports and a relatively uneventful Federal Reserve meeting. This month saw two of the world’s most popular commodities, oil and gold, soar to levels not seen since before the market crashed in 2008. In fact, gold is at a historic high, settling at well over $1,500 per ounce as April came to a close. Along with busy markets, the ETF world saw a surge in activity the past four weeks in what is arguably the busiest month ever for the exchange traded industry. April saw the introduction of 43 new funds with plenty of filings to go with it, giving investors plenty of new options to sort through in the coming weeks. New ETFs ETFs that began trading in April include: Van Eck launched the Market Vectors Germany Small-Cap ETF (GERJ), making [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: iPath Rolls Out 18 “Pure Beta” Commodity ETNs First Trust Rolls Out International AlphaDEX ETFs ProShares Debuts Two Leveraged Bond ETFs ProShares Launches Two Short Treasury ETFs BRIC ETF Investing: Small Cap Edition
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