Central banks switch to hoarding gold

An apparent change in behaviour by these institutions may be affecting investors' approach to the metal, says the World Gold Council.
February 17, 2010

SSgA preps Asian Bond Fund ETFs

Mandated to run the pan-Asian fund by the region''s central banks, State Street will open it to other investors.
April 08, 2005

Can ETFs rescue Japanese banks?

Terrorism''s impact on Japanese equities threatens its banks. Tokyo wants banks to shed stocks without damaging the market. Exchange-traded funds may be one solution.
September 14, 2001