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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

Buildings on rocksThe collapse in China’s stock market this summer shook world markets and caused panic across Asia. George Mitton examines how the asset management world sought to understand the chaotic events.

Nov 06, 2015

Davide CataldoFor investors looking for uncorrelated returns, liquid alternatives can present alpha-generating opportunities. 

Nov 06, 2015

Davide CataldoFor investors looking for uncorrelated returns, liquid alternatives can present alpha-generating opportunities. 

Nov 06, 2015

ShanghaiDespite the volatility of the summer, China remains a great opportunity for investors that can take a long-term view.

Nov 06, 2015

TabletBaby-boomers hold the most wealth – but advisors know they must act to connect with the next generation of millennials. Funds Europe, in association with Investec Asset Management, reports on the Investec Global Advisor Forum held in London recently.

Nov 06, 2015

TunnelThe hunt for yield has seen higher institutional bond holdings. Hugo Cox explains how this has slowed down bond trading and led to information risks when large trades do occur. But can a new breed of e-platforms help?

Nov 06, 2015

Annabel Brodie SmithInvestment companies have been in vogue this year. In 2015, to mid-October, the net amount of money raised was a record £4.7 billion (€6.4 billion), higher than every previous calendar year.

Nov 05, 2015

ProfitBrazilian bank and asset manager BTG Pactual, which has increased its European presence this year, has seen its revenues increase by 50% in the third quarter (Q3) compared to the same quarter last year.

Oct 28, 2015

Dark poolInstitutional investors looking for better trade execution and larger sizes due to incoming regulations have led to record performance of broker Liquidnet, the company says.

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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.