Dec 12, 2017

RoboadvisorEmerging technology like artificial intelligence and the blockchain have become an area of focus for ETF manufacturers and promoters, finds Nicholas Pratt.

Dec 11, 2017

Our New York panel discusses difficulties with international distribution, plus we hear a cautionary tale about factor analysis.

Dec 11, 2017

John_TroianoTwo years into his job as Schroders’ global head of distribution, John Troiano tells Mark Latham about how the firm continues to buck the trend towards passive investment and its preparations for MiFID II and Brexit.

Dec 11, 2017

Pan-Asian fund passporting, cash-rich corporates and an ageing population were among the topics discussed by our Asian panel. Chaired by Funds Global Asia editor George Mitton in Hong Kong.

Dec 04, 2017

Hand-shake-femaleBNP Paribas Asset Management has appointed Elodie Lelief to its ETF and indexed fund solutions sales team within its newly-created multi-asset, quantitative and solutions investment group.

Dec 04, 2017

Fees_risingFund transaction fees can be much higher than their quoted ongoing charge figures (OCFs) suggest, research has found.

Nov 30, 2017

ETF_tradingEuroclear Bank, the Brussels-based market infrastructure provider, has won Franklin Templeton and JP Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM) to its centralised ETF issuance and settlement platform.

Nov 27, 2017

ETFsInvesco PowerShares has launched five ETFs offering investors exposure to factor investing in the European equity market.

Nov 23, 2017

ETFsTwo ETF providers have added to the supply of fixed income ETFs. UBS Asset Management (UBS AM) has launched an emerging markets bond product – while in a separate move BlackRock is offering a global bond product.

Nov 21, 2017

ETFsInvestors who are new to ETFs will plough in billions of dollars to these funds in the next three years and more firms will offer them, many industry professionals believe.