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Exchange traded funds : structure, regulation, and application of a new fund class /
Elisabeth Hehn, editor.
imprint
Berlin ; New York, NY : Springer-Verlag, c2005.
description
viii, 257 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
3540241248 (hard cover : alk. paper)
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Berlin ; New York, NY : Springer-Verlag, c2005.
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3540241248 (hard cover : alk. paper)
catalogue key
5566804
 
Includes bibliographical references.
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From the reviews: "This edited collection provides a nice excellent introduction to ETFs. ... Over a third of the book is devoted to appendices detailing existing funds, sample documentation, etc. This book will appeal to any reader with an interest in ETFs-from individual investors to scholars. As a practical introduction that does more that introduce, I recommend it highly." (www.riskbook.com, May, 2006)
From the reviews:"This edited collection provides a nice excellent introduction to ETFs. ... Over a third of the book is devoted to appendices detailing existing funds, sample documentation, etc. This book will appeal to any reader with an interest in ETFs-from individual investors to scholars. As a practical introduction that does more that introduce, I recommend it highly." (www.riskbook.com, May, 2006)
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Main Description
Covers ETFs - the hottest investment product of the new century. Explains the nature of this new investment class and all advantages of these instruments. Provides a deep insight into the market and the development of that asset class during the past ten years. Some of the information in this book is usually limited to institutional investors with access to research data bases. All of the contributions have been made by professional investment consultants to give a first hand insight into the matter.
Main Description
Covers ETFs - the hottest investment product of the new century.Explains the nature of this new investment class and all advantages of these instruments.Provides a deep insight into the market and the development of that asset class during the past ten years.Some of the information in this book is usually limited to institutional investors with access to research data bases.All of the contributions have been made by professional investment consultants to give a first hand insight into the matter.
Main Description
The main objective of this book is to present a comprehensive in-depth survey of the past development in the area of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) as well as to put forth the most recent advancements in the field of that investment class. An important aspect is to bridge the gap between the traditional fund industry and innovation practices. New Market developments in terms of application of ETFs within a strategic asset allocation are presented in a thorough manner. The book also discusses the overall trends affecting the ETF industry and provides statistics and developments.
Table of Contents
Introductionp. 1
ETFs - a leading financial innovationp. 7
From continent to sectors : challenges and uses of ETFs in Europep. 21
Spiders : where are the bugs?p. 37
Xetra Active Funds (XAF) - more than "just" index trackingp. 61
The role of exchange traded funds in the active vs. passive debatep. 71
ETFs - tactical asset allocation toolsp. 85
Exchange traded funds from a lawyer's perspective - the case of Germanyp. 95
Liquidity and innovation - nothing else mattersp. 119
The gateway to international Islamic investingp. 133
Review : facts & figures on ETFsp. 143
ETFs - global tracking monitor
Dow Jones EURO STOXX 50[superscript SMEX] prospectus
ETF Websites
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