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WSJ.COM – Nordic ETFs Lost Assets in 2019

In 2019, exchange-traded funds exposed to the Nordic countries in Northern Europe absorbed declines in assets as the region remained overlooked by U.S. investors. Currently there are six U.S.-domiciled ETFs that track the Nordic region. Global X FTSE Nordic Region ETF (GXF), Global

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WSJ.COM – Japan’s Topix ETFs Continue to Attract Cash

Japan doesn’t get nearly the attention from global investors that it did in the glory years for its stock market. But exchange-traded funds that track the Tokyo Stock Price Index (Topix) have attracted heavy buying during the past three years.

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WSJ.COM – Marijuana ETFs Drag Despite the Interest in Them

Fund flows are strong for marijuana-related ETF investments, but bracing year-to-date declines range from 45% to 26%. To read the full story subscribe to  🔑🔒

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WSJ.COM – Brexit Jitters Trigger ETF Outflows

Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (VGK) absorbed net outflows of $405 million in September 2019 amid continuing political turmoil in the U.K. as the government wrestled with how to leave the European Union. To read the full story subscribe to  🔑🔒

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WSJ.COM – A Greek ETF Rises, After Earlier Turmoil

Global X MSCI Greece is a top performer this year among U.S. ETFs focused on foreign stocks. Last year was a different story. To read the full story subscribe to  🔑🔒

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WSJ.COM – Vegans May Soon Have an ETF

Investors who identify as passionate vegans and environmentalists may soon have an exchange-traded fund that invests according to those principles. To read the full story subscribe to  🔑🔒

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HedgeWeek Profile: Valley Forge Capital Management

High conviction investment ideas rule at Valley Forge Capital Management, a Wayne, Pennsylvania-based equity hedge fund manager with around $450 million in assets. Here, founder Dev Kantesaria explains the firm’s ‘different’ approach to value investing and why there’s no place for

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Tanzeel Akhtar trained as a foreign correspondent at the University of Helsinki, Finland and newspaper journalist at the University of Central Lancashire, UK.
NCTJ Qualified - Media Law, Public Administration and Shorthand 100wpm.

Contributed to The Wall Street Journal, BBC, Bloomberg,, Benzinga, The Street, Kitco News, Financial Times' This is Africa, African Business Magazine, CNBC, Hedge Week, Campden Family Office, Citywire, Modern Investor, Spear's Wealth Management Magazine, The Local, Euromoney, Yahoo! Finance, Global Investor,, CIO UK, Forbes, Funds Global Asia and Portfolio Institutional.

She has held full-time positions at Interactive Investor, Fund Strategy, Money Marketing, Money Observer, Mining Journal, Marketing Week, Futures and Options Intelligence and Waters Technology. Interned at The Independent, South Wales Argus and Lancashire Evening Post.

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