NEWS

Jun 14, 2017

Asset_allocationAutomated asset allocation is on its way for the funds industry as Euroclear, a major provider of market infrastructure, teams up with a financial technology firm.

Jun 14, 2017

Berlin_bundestagAssets in Germany’s equity funds and balanced funds have reached an all-time high, the country’s funds industry association BVI said.

Jun 14, 2017

Global_chartsThe global exchange-traded product (ETP) industry, which includes ETFs, powered through the $4 trillion barrier in May, according to BlackRock.

Jun 14, 2017

Survey1A record number of fund managers think equities are overvalued, research shows.

Jun 13, 2017

Hiring_fund_managersSenior Irish politicians welcomed the plan by Northern Trust to create 400 new jobs in Limerick over the next five years.

Jun 13, 2017

AutomationAutomation rates for fund transactions within Ireland and Luxembourg edged up recently as the industry looks to bring down costs through standardisation and by eradicating manual processes where possible.

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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.