etfs

May 31, 2012

family_savingsState Street Global Advisors has won a mandate to manage £1.5 billion (€1.9 billion) with a combination of passive equity and fixed income strategies for Family Investments, a mutual organisation that helps to manage British families' savings.

May 28, 2012

ConsolidationBlackRock has consolidated the trading data for its various European exchange-traded funds (ETFs) under its iShares brand so investors can gain information about products sold on multiple exchanges quicker.

May 17, 2012

London Stock Exchange groupVanguard Funds has received authorisation from the Central Bank of Ireland for five Irish-domiciled exchange-traded funds (ETFs), which are expected to be admitted to trading on the London Stock Exchange shortly.

May 17, 2012

LabelsThere is a real need for common industry standards around labelling synthetic exchange-traded funds (ETFs), Morningstar has warned.

May 14, 2012

Equities_going_upThomson Reuters is to launch highly liquid real estate indices, designed to be tracked by exchange-traded funds (ETFs) or to measure performance.

May 11, 2012

Jim_RossJim Ross has been with State Street ever since it launched the first US-listed exchange-traded fund in 1993. He is now head of the company's $300-billion ETF business, SPDR. He talks to George Mitton.

May 11, 2012

Gold_barsInvestors riding the gold price hit a few bumps recently, but ETFs and other exchange-traded products investing in the sector have seen strong inflows. Nick Fitzpatrick looks at market sentiment.

May 11, 2012

CompassRevisions to the Mifid directive could increase investor protection rules surrounding ETFs. Felix Goltz, of the Edhec-Risk Institute, investigates.

May 09, 2012

ETFiShares believes the eurozone crisis is no cause for investors to go without instruments to access sovereign debt in specific European countries, having launched eight single-country exchange-traded bond funds.

May 03, 2012

Reject2UK investors are shunning synthetic exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in favour of funds that invest in real stocks and bonds.

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