investment strategy

Sep 17, 2014

Funds Europe asks those in the know about the burning issues facing the industry, such as how will smart beta affect fund management and what are the risks?

Sep 17, 2014

Funds Europe asks those in the know about the burning issues facing the industry, such as how will smart beta affect fund management and what are the risks?

Aug 21, 2014

Gold bars 1ETF Securities says its long gold exchange-traded products (ETPs) saw inflows for the fifth consecutive week during the week ending August 17, adding that investors are allocating to

Aug 14, 2014

Bank of EnglandNeil Williams, group chief economist at Hermes Fund Managers, says that a rise in interest rates could come before the end of this year.

Aug 13, 2014

Global chartsSchroders has made its quantitative global emerging markets equities fund available to retail investors in the UK, saying there is a lack of viable

Aug 11, 2014

Equities going upFrontier and emerging market equity indices accelerated their market gains in July, drawing further ahead of developed European markets.

Aug 08, 2014

UP arrowsEmerging and frontier markets have defied rising geopolitical tensions in July and August, and posted positive returns, according to Russell Global Indices.

Jul 31, 2014

EurozoneTwo-thirds of actively managed funds investing in eurozone equities failed to beat the S&P Eurozone broad market index over five years, according to new research.

Jul 28, 2014

Hiring fund managersDeutsche Asset & Wealth Management has hired former Allianz Global Investor’s chief executive officer for Europe, James Dilworth, as head of active asset management.

Jul 18, 2014

SpainLoose monetary policy has helped ETFs that target the eurozone. Nick Fitzpatrick looks at deeper reasons for Spain’s gains, and asks if Southern Europe has any more rewards to give.

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Sponsored Profiles

SPONSORED FEATURE: Smarter than beta

Jun 14, 2017

‘Smart beta’ investing is rapidly becoming a popular alternative to both conventional passive management and traditional active management.

SPONSORED FEATURE: Smart beta: Unlocking key drivers of return

Jun 14, 2017

Manuela Sperandeo, iShares Head of Specialist Sales EMEA, tells Funds Europe how investors can leverage smart beta strategies to target numerous outcomes.

SPONSORED FEATURE: Minimum variance indices: Rewriting the rules

Jun 14, 2017

The FTSE Russell indices tracked by lyxor lead to fewer specific risks, fewer valuation and crowding issues and more consistent performance.

SPONSORED FEATURE: The reflationary environment

Jun 06, 2017

Funds Europe talks to Andreas Wosol about the implications of a return to reflation and why the value part of the European equity market could support investors in such an environment.

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 & Panels

TRENDING: Smart beta indices continue onward march

Jun 14, 2017

We asked five investment experts how smart beta indices have performed against cap-weighted indices over the past year and what the investment outlook suggests about the prospect for different investment factors.

SMART MONEY: Following the smart money

Jun 14, 2017

We asked six investment professionals about the emphasis they are placing on smart beta and active ETFs and how platforms are adopting these products.