Gold stocks undervalued, gains seen: leading expert

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Gold stocks are likely to rise over the next year from their current undervalued levels. Additionally merger and acquisition activity could heat up with any rise in the gold price towards US$1400 an ounce, according to Joe Foster, Portfolio Manager of Van Eck Global’s gold strategies. Mr Foster said in a recent outlook on the

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Emerging markets offer promise for remainder of 2014: Van Eck Global

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Emerging markets economies are poised to offer higher economic growth for the remainder of 2014 than recent previous corresponding periods, according to Van Eck Global, the US parent company of its exchange traded fund business, Market Vectors ETFs. Van Eck Global currently manages over US$35 billion in assets. David Semple, Portfolio Manager and Head of Van

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Van Eck Global expands Australia team to drive capabilities

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Van Eck Global has made several new appointments to its Australian team to help expand its institutional presence and its exchange traded fund business, Market Vectors ETFs, in the local market. Founded in 1955 and based in New York, Van Eck Global currently manages US$35.2 billion across investments in commodity equities, emerging markets, gold, fixed

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ETF education needed: Market Vectors

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Market Vectors launches all-encompassing education campaign aimed at advisers and investors Market Vectors Australia, the exchange traded fund (ETF) business of Van Eck Global, has launched a holistic education initiative with the intention of communicating to advisers and their clients the benefits of ETFs, how they work and how to use them. “While ETFs have

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Promising outlook for gold says leading expert

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Several factors could support further increases in the gold price for the second half of 2014, according to Joe Foster, Portfolio Manager of Van Eck Global’s gold strategies. Speaking on the outlook for gold recently, Foster said geopolitical risks, and lingering concerns about developed economies could favour the gold price over the coming months. “Geopolitical risks

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Market Vectors Australian Property ETF (MVA) awarded 4-star ‘superior rating’

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Market Vectors ETFs, the exchange traded fund business of Van Eck Global, announced that its Market Vectors Australian Property ETF has received a four-star superior rating from SQM Research, an independent property advisory and forecasting research house. Matthew McKinnon, Director, Intermediary and Institutions, Market Vectors Australia said, “We are thrilled to receive a four-star rating

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Equal weight index outperforms traditional market cap weight index

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Market Vectors Australia, an exchange traded fund (ETF) business of US-based investment manager Van Eck Global, today announced that research proves an investment portfolio that follows an equal weight index produced stronger long-term returns and better diversification than traditional market-cap weighted indices.  A white paper by Market Vectors Index Solutions, a German-based index provider, revealed

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Lonsec reviews Market Vectors Australian Equal Weight ETF

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Market Vectors ETFs (Market Vectors), the exchange traded fund (ETF) business of US-based investment manager Van Eck Global, today announced it has received an ‘Investment GradeIndex’ rating from research house, Lonsec, for its recently listed Market Vectors Australian Equal Weight ETF (ASX code: MVW). Market Vectors Australian Equal Weight ETF is designed to track a purpose-built

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Market Vectors to launch first of its kind Australian Equal Weight ETF

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Market Vectors, the exchange traded fund business of US-based investment manager Van Eck Global, will shortly launch a new exchange traded fund (ETF) on the ASX with a unique equal weight methodology. The new Market Vectors Australian Equal Weight ETF (ASX code: MVW) will be the first of its kind in Australia, providing simple and cost-effective

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Spotlight returning to resources shares in 2014, says experts

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Investors are turning their attention to resources shares as a source of potential strong gains in 2014 and over the longer term, according to Russel Chesler, Director Investments & Portfolio Strategy from Market Vectors ETFs, the exchange traded funds business of Van Eck Global. “We believe demand for commodities will continue, driven by growth in

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