etfs

Feb 22, 2017

ETF, trading dataAssets invested in ETFs in Europe reached a record high of $599 billion (€570 billion) at the end January 2017, surpassing the previous record of $573 billion recorded in December 2016.

Feb 17, 2017

Global assets riseFlows into ETFs and other exchange-traded products (ETPs) globally reached a nine-year high of $61.2 billion (€57.5 billion) in January, according to a report published today by US investment house BlackRock.

Feb 16, 2017

BarometerGermany’s db X-trackers and France’s Lyxor were both hit when investors ditched European ETFs last year. Nick Fitzpatrick asks if there’s ‘trouble at the top’ for the two largest Europe-based ETF firms.

May 13, 2016

As technology develops in leaps and bounds and millennials enter the market in force, asset management could be a very different industry five years from now. Our panel discussed how this disruption will pan out.

May 13, 2016

RollercoasterDavid Stevenson takes a short ride on the ETF train and sees the industry landscape changing as competition intensifies, providers grow in number and the range of products gets broader.

May 13, 2016

ResignationBarry McInerney, co-chief executive officer of BMO Global Asset Management, has left the firm to become CEO of BMO’s key regional competitor, Mackenzie Investments.

May 13, 2016

Jim RossState Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has promoted its European distribution head as part of a series of changes in its exchange-traded fund (ETF) business.

May 11, 2016

ETF promotingFour exchange-traded fund (ETF) providers have formed a forum to promote the usage of ETFs among UK financial providers.

May 09, 2016

ETF keybordAssets invested in exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and similar products globally reached a record high of $3.137 trillion (€2.75 billion) in April, according to data provider ETFGI.

May 06, 2016

ETF screenSource, the UK-based provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), has hired hedge fund specialist Pasquale Capasso as director in the firm’s capital markets team.

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Executive Interviews

CEO INTERVIEW: Munro gains three-year track record

Mar 16, 2017

Aviva Investors’ annual results this month were the third set since Euan Munro took over as CEO. Nick Fitzpatrick speaks to him about the ‘Aims’ fund at the heart of the firm’s outcome strategy.

DISTRIBUTION INTERVIEW: Tales of the unexpected

Mar 16, 2017

Laurence Terryn, a fund selector at Candriam, tells David Stevenson how the twists and turns of the past year’s macro environment flavoured her approach to fund selection.

Roundtables

ASSET SERVICING ROUNDTABLE: Under pressure

Mar 07, 2017

Funds Europe speaks to leading Luxembourg industry figures about the growing regulatory demands on asset servicers and how to remain profitable in spite of major investments in technology.

SEC LENDING ROUNDTABLE: Both a borrower and a lender be

Jan 11, 2017

Industry heavyweights, including agent lenders, discuss issues affecting the securities lending sector such as regulation and the types of collateral being used.