NEWS

Jun 23, 2017

Brexit_signsThe average cost of a securities trade made in the UK has increased six basis points since last year’s Brexit referendum, according to data published today.

Jun 23, 2017

Germany1German B2B fund platforms have almost doubled their assets under administration in the last five years.

Jun 23, 2017

London-UKEmployees of London-based Hermes Investment Management will be rowing the length of the river Thames for charity.

Jun 23, 2017

Female_traderOver three quarters of First State’s investment professionals are male but the asset manager is increasing the number of women it employs, the firm said.

Jun 23, 2017

Corporate_governanceThe FCA’s final report into the asset management industry is imminent, so Kevin Tomlin, senior product manager at BNP Paribas Securities Services, talks us through recommendations for robust oversight made during the consultation process.

Jun 22, 2017

broker research surveyA third of asset management firms have yet to decide how they will pay for broker research once MiFID II rules come into force in January next year, according to a survey.

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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.