etfs

Mar 16, 2016

Our second South Africa panel discusses pension scheme investment, and the challenge for asset servicing firms of building a pan-African business. Chaired by Alan Chalmers.

Mar 16, 2016

Swiss AlpsWealthy Swiss investors aim to increase their usage of ETFs, even at the expense of hedge funds, finds Mark Vallon of Source, who analyses data from 20 wealth management firms.

Mar 16, 2016

Green energyMSCI, a leading provider of exchange-traded funds indices, has reported record revenue growth in its environmental, social and governance (ESG) research and indexing division.

Mar 16, 2016

Survey2Many investors are positive towards smart beta but want to see more product development, a survey has found.

Mar 10, 2016

BetaNovia Financial, a UK wealth management platform, has partnered with two US firms to bring a smart beta investment portfolio to financial advisers.

Mar 09, 2016

ETFs€703 million has flown out from Eurozone equity exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in February.

Mar 03, 2016

Swiss exchangeJapan’s Nomura Asset Management is to list four exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in Switzerland and says it is scoring a first for any Asian provider with the move.

Mar 02, 2016

ETF keybordIG Group, an online broker, is challenging broker commissions in the UK by offering commission-free dealing in exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

Feb 18, 2016

ETF tradingA range of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that will allow investors to allocate to any part of the yield curve has been launched in Germany.

Feb 12, 2016

ShanghaiInvesting in China passively last year brought a range of returns and losses from MSCI indices. Nick Fitzpatrick looks the importance of exposure in some of the leading indices and hears that Europe is in need of more finely targeted ETFs.

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Sponsored Profiles

SPONSORED FEATURE: Alternative thinking

Mar 16, 2017

Portfolio Manager Davide Cataldo discusses the results of the Pioneer Investments’ survey on liquid alternatives and how investors can be encouraged to increase their allocation.

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Mar 16, 2017

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Mar 16, 2017

Blockchain aims to radically change the way investors can access funds, says Olivier Portenseigne, Managing Director and Chief Commercial Officer of Fundsquare.

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Mar 16, 2017

Greater efficiency must be embraced to ensure regulatory changes do not destroy choice for fund buyers, says Bernard Tancré of Clearstream.

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.