etfs

Feb 08, 2008

Fund managers stand to lose approximately $12bn (e16bn) a year in potential management fees, according to TABB Group.

With nearly $1 trillion currently invested in the United States in index-based products such as exchange-traded funds (ETFs), a serious threat to active managers is posed, says TABB.

In a report called Performance Anxiety: A Buy-Side Study of Benchmarks and the Investment Process, research director Adam Sussman says: “The appetite for index-based funds is nearly insatiable, with index-based assets under management increasing by 2,610% since 1993....

Feb 08, 2008

2008 could see the first actively managed ETF, among other innovations. Does this signal a big year for the products? Nick Fitzpatrick reports

Feb 08, 2008

2008 could see the first actively managed ETF, among other innovations. Does this signal a big year for the products? Nick Fitzpatrick reports

Dec 07, 2007

Since the stock market crash, lifecycle funds have proven popular in the US. But can their success translate to Europe? Angelique Ruzicka investigates

Dec 07, 2007

Since the stock market crash, lifecycle funds have proven popular in the US. But can their success translate to Europe? Angelique Ruzicka investigates

Dec 07, 2007

In an increasingly complex marketplace, investors are finding they need specialist help in transferring funds between portfolios –  enter the transition manager. By Nick Fitzpatrick

Dec 07, 2007

In an increasingly complex marketplace, investors are finding they need specialist help in transferring funds between portfolios –  enter the transition manager. By Nick Fitzpatrick

Dec 03, 2007

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BNY Mellon
Mellon Evolution Funds Launch
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Dec 03, 2007

2007_fe_awards_logo_148pixels.jpg  European Marketing Campaign
of the Year
BNY Mellon
Mellon Evolution Funds Launch
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Sep 03, 2007

Investors buy guaranteed products through fear of a market downturn. But against a recent bull market, returns from non-guaranteed equity products have been far higher. Does this mean guaranteed funds offer little value? By Angelique Ruzicka

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