etfs

Nov 11, 2015

Arnaud LlinasFunds Europe talks to Arnaud Llinas, head of ETFs & Indexing at Lyxor Asset Management, about building balanced ETF portfolios.

Nov 11, 2015

ScalesWhile the active-versus-passive debate rumbles on, Nicholas Pratt discovers how enhanced indexing is helping to boost the returns of passive investors.

Nov 11, 2015

ShanghaiETFs targeting A-shares bring investors closer to China’s economic story, a story that was not so compelling this summer. Nick Fitzpatrick looks at asset levels in some of Europe’s main physical China ETFs.

Nov 11, 2015

YuansAfter the turmoil in China’s markets this summer, Nick Fitzpatrick finds reasons to be optimistic, including good news for A-share ETFs – although their large holdings in the bank sector could hold them back.

Nov 09, 2015

Editorial Synopsis
December 2015/January 2016

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Fund management industry: Mergers & acquisitions
2015 has seen a host of consolidation among asset managers, particularly in the boutique space. Funds
Europe looks at the drivers for why an investment management business might want to sell itself, and at what motivates acquirers.

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Nov 09, 2015

ETFs1Canada’s BMO Global Asset Management has entered the exchange-traded fund (ETF) market in Europe with the launch of nine funds including products for the under-served fixed income market.

Nov 06, 2015

MacaroonsFrench fund investors have been returning to the market after seven years away. The nation’s asset managers are relieved and in expansion mode. David Stevenson reports.

Nov 04, 2015

Dollar hedge mazeWisdomTree has expanded the currency-hedged share classes of three exchange-traded funds (ETFs), including its best-selling Europe equity product.

Nov 04, 2015

indiaAn Indian firm is to launch what it says is the first Indian fixed income exchange-traded fund (ETF) in Europe.

Nov 02, 2015

ETFsMany independent financial advisers (IFAs) in the UK want platforms to make exchange-traded funds (ETFs) more widely available, a survey indicates.

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