etfs

Jul 18, 2014

TagsFund charges are back in the spotlight, with 99% of active fund managers in a report underperforming. Fiona Rintoul finds some who think the charging puzzle can be solved, but there is disagreement on how to do it.

Jul 18, 2014

SpainLoose monetary policy has helped ETFs that target the eurozone. Nick Fitzpatrick looks at deeper reasons for Spain's gains, and asks if Southern Europe has any more rewards to give.

Jul 18, 2014

CyclistsIn the second of two articles on ETFs, Felix Goltz of Edhec finds where ETFs are considered more advantageous over futures, and where they are not.

Jul 17, 2014

ETFsA net inflow of more than $30 billion (€22 billion) into the exchange-traded fund (ETF) division of BlackRock accounted for the bulk of the firm's long-term net inflows in the second quarter, underlining a trend towards passive investment.

Jun 23, 2014

CliffsThree industry heads covering Ireland consider the recovery in European and US equities and what it means for the Irish funds industry, such as an increased distribution needs.

Jun 23, 2014

A panel of asset servicing experts examine how new regulations and a march towards automation has changed the way they do business. Chaired by Nicholas Pratt.

Jun 19, 2014

Arnaud LlinasLyxor;s exchange-traded funds (ETF) chief says he is not disappointed with the performance of synthetic ETFs even though the firm is changing three of its products to physical replication.

Jun 17, 2014

IndicesLyxor Asset Management says it will switch three exchange-traded funds (ETFs) tracking European equity indices from synthetic to physical replication for efficiency.

Jun 11, 2014

Are investors in the West wrong to compare China's shadow banking problem with the sub-prime crisis and do they worry too much about broader uncertainty in the second largest economy? Fund chiefs in Beijing think so. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick.

Jun 11, 2014

Keith HaleAs major regulations reach the implementation stage, the industry is finally looking beyond compliance and to new investment opportunities. Keith Hale of Multifonds speaks about how a more efficient systems infrastructure will be key in pursuing these ambitions.

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