etfs

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.

May 04, 2016

ETFs1State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has launched a range of ten world sector SPDR exchange-traded funds (ETFs) on the Euronext Exchange.

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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

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.

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.