Nov 14, 2014

UmbrellasThe ETF market is a competitive enviroment dominated by some big players, but other providers are determined to go their own way. Alix Robertson asks how these firms aim to set themselves apart in the low-cost ETF arena.

Nov 03, 2014

ETF tradingInvesco PowerShares has launched an exchange-traded fund (ETF) that invests in companies which have bought back at least 5% of their own shares in the past year.

Nov 03, 2014

Fannie WurtzETF providers are broadening their ranges with smart beta funds, specialised products and even a fund that tracks only luxury product makers, as they seek to steal market share from active fund managers. We talked to Fannie Wurtz of Amundi about the trends.

Oct 29, 2014

LSE groupA US-based exchange-traded fund (ETF) provider has launched its first smart beta products in Europe on the London Stock Exchange (LSE).

Oct 20, 2014

Global marketsAsset managers have been warned not to ignore the customers of low-cost, direct-to-consumer fund platforms.

Oct 15, 2014

Global bondsState Street Global Advisors (SSGA) says it has launched the "world's first" passive global convertible bond exchange-traded funds (ETF).

Oct 06, 2014

ETFsBlackRock's iShares has launched a Factor ETF series of four products, providing access to global equity markets.

Oct 02, 2014

ftse pricesFTSE Group and Research Affiliates have launched a series of low-volatility indices that seek to provide alternative sources of beta to indices weighted by market capitalisation.

Oct 01, 2014

London Stock Exchange groupVanguard Asset Management has launched four new Ireland-domiciled exchange-traded funds (ETFs) on the London Stock Exchange.

Sep 26, 2014

GemsWith the rise of dynamic asset allocators who use index funds to hunt returns, Nick Fitzpatrick asks two ETF strategists about their approach to investment.