Oct 16, 2015

Swimming poolAlix Robertson asks whether the launch of an S&P 500 Bond Index that runs parallel to the original S&P 500 equities index is an effective way for investors to access the fixed income space.

Oct 12, 2015

ETF tradingExchange-traded product (ETP) inflows in Europe reached a record of $61.6 billion (€54.2 billion) in the third quarter (Q3).

Oct 07, 2015

Editorial Synopsis
ETF Report 2015

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Fixed income
Investor satisfaction with bond ETFs is high following two years of product development in a previously under-covered area. Funds Europe looks at how providers have managed to satisfy demand in this area.

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Sep 24, 2015

UBS buildingUBS Global Asset Management (UBS GAM) has listed eight ‘smart beta’ exchange-traded funds (ETFs) on the London Stock Exchange that offer exposure to investment factors in the US and Eurozone equity markets.

Sep 21, 2015

JugglerLow volatility is the best-returning factor of recent times and value has performed lower for longer than many might think. Alix Robertson looks at smart beta results. 

Sep 21, 2015

The term ‘smart beta’ is still struggling for complete acceptance. Our panel of smart beta users and providers discuss what it is and how the market in these products is developing beyond equities.

Sep 21, 2015

Fannie WurtzFunds Europe talks to Fannie Wurtz, Global Head of ETF, Indexing & Smart Beta Sales at Amundi, about the prospects for growth in the Smart Beta market. 

Sep 21, 2015

Francois MilletFunds Europe talks to Francois Millet, head of ETF & Index product development at Lyxor Asset Management about developing new smart beta ETFs but maintaining solid fundamentals.

Sep 14, 2015

China bicyclesWhile China has undoubtedly been faltering, the country’s economic demise has been greatly exaggerated, according to investment firm Source.

Sep 11, 2015

Fiona RintoulSome years ago, I was invited to a pre-credit crunch jolly at Queens Club in London by a technology company.