Index IQ Plans Actively Managed ETFs, WisdomTree Files With Vident Financial

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After yet another strong week in the market, ETF issuers Index IQ and WisdomTree both filed paperwork with the SEC, looking to introduce some new funds into their already huge portfolio. While Index IQ is looking to reach deeper into the actively managed space, WisdomTree’s new partnership with Vident Financial has led to one of the least detailed filings in recent years [see ETF Database Launch Center].

  • The IQ Bull Funds: 

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    Earlier this year Index IQ filed for a number of new actively managed funds, and this week they have added four more to their plans for a total of 13. The IQ Bullish Large CAP US , Small Cap US , International, and Emerging Markets ETFs are included on the new papers along side the previous Bear funds [also check out the Visual History Of The Dow Jones Industrial Average].
  • The Vident International Equity Fund:  This new partnership between Vident Financial and WisdomTree has led to a lot of speculation in the analyst community, as the SEC paperwork is surprisingly lacking in details about the fund. With the index still in the works, we do know that the fund will focus on emerging equities, but otherwise the fund remains mostly a mystery.

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