etfs

Nov 26, 2014

ETFs1Amundi ETF has launched an exchange-traded fund (ETF) targeted at well-governed Japanese companies and says the product has the lowest cost among similar products.

Nov 19, 2014

ETFsWisdomTree, a New York-based exchange-traded fund (ETF) provider, has listed two more products in London, bringing its total to six listed on the London Stock Exchange in the past four weeks.

Nov 17, 2014

Survey1Passive management confounds good stewardship because investors are likely to become unaware of their underlying holdings, forgo voting rights and lose influence.

Nov 14, 2014

Dark cloudsDemand for fixed income ETFs is high but there may be significant product gaps in the market, finds Nick Fitzpatrick. Investors need these filling as the possibility of interest rate changes looms.

Nov 14, 2014

ChinaChinese state-owned companies are now encouraged to pay out at least a third of their profits in dividends, something that has caught the imagination of exchange-traded fund investors. Stefanie Eschenbacher explores the market.

Nov 14, 2014

Gareth ParkerGareth Parker of Russell Indexes discusses small cap indices, the importance of index construction for investors and the limitations of the S&P 500.

Nov 14, 2014

ETF providers have done well to provide investors with building blocks for equity portfolios. There is now a need for more fixed income development, our ETF panel hears. Currency hedging woud also be useful. The panel also considers how regulatory changes, like the UK’s RDR, is helping the ETF market. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick.

Nov 14, 2014

Chanchal SamadderThe JPX Nikkei 400, the new Japanese index launched at the beginning of this year, has been a talking point across the world. Chanchal Samadder, head of UK sales, Lyxor ETF, discusses how it could fundamentally change the way investors allocate to Japanese equities.

Nov 14, 2014

DigitsThere are clear benefits of trade reporting for European ETFs and all the major market players have expressed their support. Why then, asks Nicholas Pratt, is the market nowhere close to having such a facility?

Nov 14, 2014

PathAs the ETF market in Europe grapples with the challenges of market structure, transparency and regulation, Fiona Moore at Northern Trust explains the role that service providers can play in advising clients of the latest developments and their impact.

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