equities

Nov 25, 2019

ETFs_infowsDemand for fixed income exchange-traded funds (ETFs) has more than doubled since last year – yet still only occupies a fraction of the market share for the category.

Nov 21, 2019

Active_vs_PassiveUK active funds continued to suffer from de-risking in October, whilst index funds enjoyed positive flows.

Nov 18, 2019

ETF_blocksTwo of the most interesting observations from Lyxor data about Europe’s ETF flows in October were to do with UK equities and environmental, social and governance (ESG) products.

Nov 15, 2019

Nick-FitzpatrickInsurers in France are starting to acknowledge how hard it is to support certain popular retail savings products because the low yields from bonds that underpin them make it difficult to provide decent returns.

Nov 15, 2019

Soldier_on_horsebackFrench asset managers could finally topple banks and insurers to crack the domestic retail investment market. Multi-asset, thematic funds and derivatives are the main tools for the job, finds Nick Fitzpatrick.

Nov 15, 2019

Debt stress testPrivate debt is a very popular asset class, but the sector has never faced a market downturn. Nicholas Pratt explores the operational challenges that could occur when it does.

Nov 15, 2019

ToolsWhile demand for fixed income ETFs has more than doubled since 2018, the product still occupies only a fraction of the market share for the category. Alex Rolandi examines the reasons.

Nov 15, 2019

Graph_upMaitland’s carefully designed ecosystem for alternative assets has proven its power with an optimal solution found for an Asian manager launching a private debt fund in Europe.

Nov 15, 2019

ESG_imageFixed income has historically lagged equities in the ESG field. Alex Rolandi finds out what the main challenges are for bondholders and how they aim to overcome them.

Nov 15, 2019

Digital_world_mapThe global equity universe is a vast and broad domain, with investor search activity spread across many different strategy types, writes Tom Ashford.

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