NEWS

Jun 21, 2017

AdvisorMore than three-quarters of UK investors would refuse to pay the going rate for financial advice.

Jun 21, 2017

Denise-VossThe Luxembourg funds industry association (Alfi) has re-elected Denise Voss as chairwoman of its board of directors for two more years – a period of time when the trade body says it will be looking closely at Brexit.

Jun 21, 2017

Emerging_marketsThe inclusion of Chinese A-shares into the key emerging markets index looks set to increase foreign investment in China but will not lead to sudden changes for active mutual fund asset allocation.

Jun 20, 2017

Merging_blocksShareholders in Aberdeen Asset Management voted “overwhelmingly” in favour of the company’s merger with Standard Life plc.

Jun 20, 2017

Barclays_branchBarclays and four former executives including former CEO John Varley have been charged with fraud.

Jun 20, 2017

Calculating fund feesMany active fund charges would rise to above 1% – the fee level generally seen as acceptable – if the UK regulator makes changes to the way charges are reported, research suggests.

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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

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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.