Jul 01, 2013

IndicesUK-based dealer broker ICAP has hired Jan de Smedt, formerly of S&P Dow Jones Indices, to fill the newly created role of global head of indices.

Jun 18, 2013

Bernard TancreClearstream has opened its first investment fund services branch in Ireland. Client demand and timing were the motivating factors for the company to take on Luxembourg as a European centre for excellence.

Jun 18, 2013

Alternative investments are a big part of the Irish asset servicing sector. Our panel hears that fund promoters have a realistic attitude about the regulatory impact on costs. Money market funds are also discussed. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick.

Jun 17, 2013

London Stock Exchange GroupSource has listed four of its exchange-traded funds (ETFs) on the London Stock Exchange.

Jun 10, 2013

Power stationSource has started passporting a Ucits exchange-traded fund (ETF) tracking the US energy sector into seven markets in Europe.

Jun 05, 2013

Romain BoscherTheir liquidity benefits will earn equities a future within investment portfolios, finds Nick Fitzpatrick. But longer term investors will also be prepared to allocate to less liquid assets as they search for yield.

Jun 05, 2013

Heartbeat lineLow-vol strategies reflect how investors' mentalities have changed since 2008. Fiona Rintoul looks at a fund market that is hard to uniformly categorise and finds good performance.

Jun 05, 2013

PowerlinesDespite a broad range of exchange-traded funds, investors still want more product development. As a result, says Felix Goltz at Edhec-Risk Institute, specialised investments, such as infrastructure ETFs, are in demand.

Jun 04, 2013

ETFsBlackRock and Euroclear Bank have issued what they say is the first iShares exchange-traded fund (ETF) with an international security structure.

May 30, 2013

ETF tradingAn investment update by ETF Securities on the price of arabica coffee illustrates just how specialised investing in exchange-traded funds (ETFs) industry has become since ETFs first started trading in 2000.