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Suzhou CStone Pharma reported the China National Drug Administration (CNDA) has approved the first clinical trial application in China for CStone's PD-1 mAb, CS1003. CStone said the CNDA reviewed its...
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The China National Drug Administration (CNDA) has approved Opdivo, the first PD-1 drug approved in China . A Bristol-Myers Squibb drug, Opdivo is approved as a second-line treatment for advanced or...
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Oh Canada: Don’t Forget This ETF Up 11% YTD
October 31, 2017
With U.S. stocks soaring again this year, it is easy for investors to overlook Canada. However, the northern neighbor to the U.S. is home to its own impressive equity market. The iShares MSCI Canada...
The Business Of (Literally) Making Money: The Private Model
April 17, 2017
The Royal Canadian Mint (TSE: MNT) (TSE: MNS) is in the business of making money. Literally. The publicly traded company, which ...
Canada Leads All G-7 Countries In Growth... For Now
April 17, 2017
The fastest growing country among the G-7 group is none other than the United States neighbor to the north: Canada. According to a ...
Canada’s Equity Markets Look Primed for More Upside
March 31, 2017
Investors looking for opportunity with exchange traded funds tracking ex-US developed markets do not have to look far because Canada’s equity markets look primed for more upside. For example, the...
When Will Canada Legalize Weed? Experts Weigh In
January 24, 2017
As per current legislation, people in Canada are allowed to possess, consume or grow cannabis for medicinal purposes — given ...
4 Best Single-Country ETFs Of 2016
December 23, 2016
While there have been winners in many corners of the world, we have highlighted six country ETFs that have been leading the way this year, easily crushing ACWI. Further, these could be strong momentum...
U.S. voters that opposed Donald Trump were so outraged by his victory that the Canadian immigration website crashed on Election Day from ...
How Large Are U.S. State Economies? This Map Shows California's Edge Over France, And More
August 20, 2016
The fact that the United States' $18 trillion economy is the largest in the world in terms of GDP is no secret. However, did you ...
Canada ETF Soaring Up 17.6% Year-to-Date
July 18, 2016
Thanks in large part to rebounding oil prices, the iShares MSCI Canada ETF (NYSEArca: EWC) is turning in one of this year’s best performances among single-country developed markets exchange traded...
Canada ETFs Are on a Roll
March 03, 2016
Energy-heavy Canada country-specific exchange traded funds are rallying as rebounding oil prices help Canadian equities extend their longest winning streak since August. Since the January 20 lows, the...
Watch These Country ETFs Rebounding To Start Q4
October 09, 2015
Thanks to instability in China that led to repercussion of gloom and uncertainty regarding the timing of an interest rates hike, the global stock market saw a bloodbath in Q3.
Should You Buy Canada ETFs On The Cheap?
September 07, 2015
Bearing testimony to global growth worries, the developed economy of Canada slipped into a technical recession in the first half of this year.
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New York Life Makes ETF Debut With IndexIQ Acquisition
December 04, 2014
Insurance giant New York Life said its New York Life Investment Management (NYLIM) unit, the company’s third party global asset management business, will acquire exchange traded funds provider IndexIQ...
Cheap Oil Crimps Canada ETFs
November 14, 2014
Canadian energy stocks and country-related exchange traded funds are sliding as the stubbornly low oil prices put into question the economics behind pushing forward the delayed Keystone XL pipeline....
Canada ETFs Rally As Republicans Plan Keystone Legislation
November 05, 2014
A Republican victory in Congress has increased the likelihood of passing the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline project, bolstering Canadian energy stocks and country-specific exchange traded funds. The...
Goldman Could Make a Move on IndexIQ
October 17, 2014
Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS), the largest U.S. investment bank, is reportedly in talks to acquire exchange traded funds issuer IndexIQ. Reuters broke the news after the close of U.S. markets Thursday,...
Oh Canada: Energy Rally Lifts Country’s ETFs
June 19, 2014
Canada’s status as one of the world’s largest oil producers outside the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is fueling a resurgence in exchange traded funds tracking the countries...
Short-Term Trade Idea With Canada ETFs
May 22, 2014
Many Americans are already planning how they will spend the Memorial Day weekend with plenty cheering the fact that they do not have to work next Monday. Prior to heading out for the long weekend,...
U.S. Small-Cap ETFs Decline; Global Rivals Shine
May 08, 2014
As the momentum trade continues to unwind, exchange traded funds with exposure to U.S. small-caps are falling on hard times. Since the beginning of March, the iShares Russell 2000 ETF (NYSEArca: IWM)...
Tumbling Loonie Not Yet Benefiting Big Canada ETF
January 20, 2014
A weaker currency is often believed to be a benefit to a country’s exporter, but the tumbling Canadian dollar is not yet having a significant impact on the iShares MSCI Canada ETF (NYSEArca: EWC). Home...
No Cap Gains on IndexIQ ETFs
December 16, 2013
IndexIQ, the exchange traded funds issuer behind a unique suite of hedge fund a commodities ETFs, said that none of its funds will distribute 2013 capital gains to investors. “One of the unique...
ETFdb Weekly Watchlist: FXA, FXY Await Bank Rate Decisions, CNDA Hinges On Employment
August 04, 2013
Major U.S. equity indexes marched sideways most of last week as complacency over looming GDP data and FOMC policy hints prompted many to hold steady or wait on the sideline altogether. Much to...
Best And Worst Country ETFs Of 2012
December 23, 2012
For the first time in years, a U.S. ETF was one of the highest yielding of the year, as Dow Jones US Construction Index Fund (ITB) surged ahead of the pack. While home-building in the United States is...
Looking Back At Our Rapid Fire ETF Ideas for 2012
December 18, 2012
This time of year is when many choose to reflect on what they have done over the last 12 months, and what they hope to achieve in a new year. Here at ETFdb we are doing the same, by looking back at our...
ETF Insider: No Real Fuel Behind The Fire
December 17, 2012
Optimism appears to be the only catalyst behind the ongoing run-up on Wall Street for the last few weeks as policymakers have yet to agree upon a clear-cut deal for averting the “fiscal cliff”. Hope...
IndexIQ Says no 2012 Cap Gains on Its ETFs
December 06, 2012
IndexIQ, the New York-based ETF sponsor known for its hedge fund replication and small-cap offerings, said on Thursday that none of its 11 ETFs will pay capital gains distributions to investors this...