etfs

Nov 14, 2014

ETF providers have done well to provide investors with building blocks for equity portfolios. There is now a need for more fixed income development, our ETF panel hears. Currency hedging woud also be useful. The panel also considers how regulatory changes, like the UK’s RDR, is helping the ETF market. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick.

Nov 14, 2014

Chanchal SamadderThe JPX Nikkei 400, the new Japanese index launched at the beginning of this year, has been a talking point across the world. Chanchal Samadder, head of UK sales, Lyxor ETF, discusses how it could fundamentally change the way investors allocate to Japanese equities.

Nov 14, 2014

DigitsThere are clear benefits of trade reporting for European ETFs and all the major market players have expressed their support. Why then, asks Nicholas Pratt, is the market nowhere close to having such a facility?

Nov 14, 2014

PathAs the ETF market in Europe grapples with the challenges of market structure, transparency and regulation, Fiona Moore at Northern Trust explains the role that service providers can play in advising clients of the latest developments and their impact.

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).

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