etfs

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.

Oct 28, 2015

ETFsVan Eck Global Investments claims to have launched the first exchange-traded fund (ETF) in Europe to invest in US companies that are selected by Morningstar for their “sustainable competitive advantage”.

Oct 16, 2015

Swimming poolAlix Robertson asks whether the launch of an S&P 500 Bond Index that runs parallel to the original S&P 500 equities index is an effective way for investors to access the fixed income space.

Oct 12, 2015

ETF tradingExchange-traded product (ETP) inflows in Europe reached a record of $61.6 billion (€54.2 billion) in the third quarter (Q3).

Oct 07, 2015

Editorial Synopsis
ETF Report 2015

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Fixed income
Investor satisfaction with bond ETFs is high following two years of product development in a previously under-covered area. Funds Europe looks at how providers have managed to satisfy demand in this area.

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Sep 24, 2015

UBS buildingUBS Global Asset Management (UBS GAM) has listed eight ‘smart beta’ exchange-traded funds (ETFs) on the London Stock Exchange that offer exposure to investment factors in the US and Eurozone equity markets.

Sep 21, 2015

JugglerLow volatility is the best-returning factor of recent times and value has performed lower for longer than many might think. Alix Robertson looks at smart beta results. 

Sep 21, 2015

The term ‘smart beta’ is still struggling for complete acceptance. Our panel of smart beta users and providers discuss what it is and how the market in these products is developing beyond equities.

Sep 21, 2015

The term ‘smart beta’ is still struggling for complete acceptance. Our panel of smart beta users and providers discuss what it is and how the market in these products is developing beyond equities.

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Roundtables

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