ETFs Report 2011

ZebraETF providers often say their clients are ‘mostly institutional’. But what does this actually mean? Angele Spiteri Paris looks at customer classifications.

fruitThere is evidence of a greater focus on exchange traded funds’ tracking error. Nick Fitzpatrick considers how some ETFs may be less faithful to the index return than others.

SnowboarderSome big-name fund managers are experimenting with active ETFs. But can they convince the sceptics who say this kind of product should only be used for passive index-tracking? George Mitton finds out more.

Ted_HoodAmid the cluster of ETF providers, Source found a gap in the market. Developing a product to be used by hedge funds to short stocks has been key to the firm’s business. Angele Spiteri Paris speaks to CEO Ted Hood.

Solar_systemAfter celebrating its tenth birthday in Europe last year, the ETF universe has continued to expand. Angele Spiteri Paris looks at recent trends.

NewspaperStock exchanges on which ETFs are traded are central to a product’s success and dialogue between exchanges and providers is growing. Angele Spiteri Paris takes a closer look at Deutsche Börse’s Xetra.

The popularity of ETFs is booming and providers are having to supply unique and clever products to cope with demand. Some industry experts give their opinion on what investors should look out for.

The popularity of ETFs is booming and providers are having to supply unique and clever products to cope with demand. Some industry experts give their opinion on what investors should look out for.

Sponsored Profiles

SPONSORED FEATURE: Investing for income

May 17, 2017

Portfolio Manager Thomas Kruse examines the findings from Pioneer Investments’ survey on income investing and outlines ways of achieving a target income.

SPONSORED ARTICLE: A radical solution to KYC concerns

May 17, 2017

The 1MDB affair shows that lax know-your-customer and due-diligence procedures are a major risk, says Paolo Brignardello, head of product management and marketing, Fundsquare. New solutions are...

SPONSORED FEATURE: AIFMD - What does Brexit mean?

Apr 18, 2017

An open discussion between funds industry experts and initiated by SGG Luxembourg took place in London to examine  the implications of Brexit for UK fund managers marketing to the EU.

SPONSORED FEATURE: Luxembourg fund reporting – CRS vs FATCA

Apr 18, 2017

Luxembourg funds need clear procedures for CRS compliance, writes Andrew Knight, Partner at M Partners, a member of the Maitland network of law firms.

Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: Finding managers that can (and do)

Apr 18, 2017

Fabrice Kremer, a fund selector at Banque de Luxembourg Investments, has berated fundamental managers for failing to beat indices, but he remains committed to active funds. He speaks to Nick...

JERSEY INTERVIEW: ‘A steady sort of place’

Mar 21, 2017

The chief executive of Jersey Finance is keen to portray the island as a stable, trustworthy jurisdiction. He talks to George Mitton.

Roundtables

MARKETING & BRANDING ROUNDTABLE: It’s about aspiration

May 17, 2017

With such an intangible product, it can be hard for asset managers to communicate what they do. Having personality and connecting with customer aspirations may be the key, our branding roundtable hears.

ROUNDTABLE: The issue is perception

Mar 21, 2017

Our panel discuss tax transparency, the elegance of private placement and why Jersey could do more to promote itself. Chaired by Tom Cowsill in Saint Helier.