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.

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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.

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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 ‘speculative securities’ and ‘ineffective financial engineering’ in the investment playbook…

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WSJ.COM – Some Fund Managers See Opportunities for Investors From Trade Dispute

The U.S.-China trade dispute and American sanctions on Huawei Technologies Co. are affecting share prices around the world. So, should fund investors look for opportunities to profit from the situation?

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WSJ.COM – ETFs Join the Socially Responsible Investing Surge

ETF issuers are jumping on the ESG bandwagon. But many haven’t had a chance to prove they can perform strongly over time.

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WSJ.COM – Real-Estate Funds Fell 6.16% in 2018 – January 2019

Real-estate investment trusts are a diversification play for investors. But in 2018, they didn’t provide much protection. Real-estate-focused mutual funds and exchange-traded funds fell 6.16% on average for the year….

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WSJ.COM – Thematic ETFs Are the Rage—Until They Fail– December 2018

There are a number of funds focusing on trade disputes, marijuana, artificial intelligence and more, but many struggle to gain investor interest.

These have been heady times for so-called thematic ETFs, as investors have flocked to these funds that give them exposure to niche markets.

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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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