S&P Capital IQ to Focus on Rising Rates and Banking Sector ETFs During the Next "ETF Analyst Hour" Erik Oja and Todd Rosenbluth of S&P Capital IQ will discuss recent developments in the banking sector and what they mean for investors looking to gain exposure to banking ETFs

NEW YORK, Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rising U.S. interest rates have been making their impact felt across a wide range of investment types over the past few months, and U.S.-based global and regional banks have not been immune. On Wednesday, August 14th at 11am EDT, S&P Capital IQ will host a webinar to discuss how rising rates may affect the balance sheets of these financial institutions.

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This webinar, part of the S&P Capital IQ "ETF Analyst Hour" series, will be titled "ETF Strategies in the Banking Sector: The Impact of Rising Interest Rates."  It will feature Erik Oja, banking equity analyst at S&P Capital IQ, discussing the banking sector, and Todd Rosenbluth, S&P Capital IQ's Director of ETF and Mutual Fund Research, sharing his thoughts on how various ETF-focused strategies may help advisors and investors add value when looking to gain exposure to the banking sector.

This webinar is the latest in S&P Capital IQ's monthly ETF Analyst Hour series and one hour of CFP continuing education credit is available to attendees. Interested attendees can register here: http://bit.ly/16zxeKa

Anthony Hohmann, ETF product manager, will moderate the discussion and highlight S&P Capital IQ's ETF holdings-based ranking methodology and model performance to date.

Following the presentation, the ETF research reports for the ETFs discussed will be available to all attendees. The ETF reports are initially published on S&P Capital IQ's MarketScope Advisor platform.

Follow @spmarketscope and #ETFHour during the webinar for up-to-the-second ETF commentary from S&P Capital IQ equity analysts.

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Marc Eiger, Communications, Tel.: 212-438-1280
marc.eiger@spcapitaliq.com

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