etfs

Oct 05, 2010

Water_tapEquity funds performed strongly in the third quarter of this year, but investors still withdrew $22.8bn (€16.5bn) from the asset class - preferring bond funds and money market funds, which saw $83bn in net new money over the same period. Equity ETFs also saw significant inflows of $14.9bn.

Sep 27, 2010

japan_map_lyxorLyxor Asset Management listed the first Asia ex-Japan equity sector ETFs on the London Stock Exchange and Euronext Paris.

Sep 07, 2010

sweets3Among the vast array of ETFs available, gold has been one of the best performers in a flourishing market, writes Angele Spiteri Paris

Sep 07, 2010

sweets2Advanced users of ETFs can leverage and short sell them. Felix Goltz and Lin Tang, of the Edhec-Risk Institute, explain how these uses can fit in with portfolio practices

Sep 07, 2010

sweetsThe ETF market is becoming increasingly innovative as promoters look for new ways to capture investors' interest, Nicholas Pratt examines how far this innovation can go.

Sep 06, 2010

RegulationRegulatory deluge has afflicted fund managers for at least a decade. Martyn Cuff, managing director at Allianz Global Investors Europe, present his must-keep guide to regulatory and industry change and advice on handling changes.

Aug 03, 2010

NikkoNikko Asset Management has launched the first Tokyo-listed ETF (exchange traded fund) tracking the MSCI Japan Index and promised it to be one of the lowest cost ETF products linked to this index.

Jun 15, 2010

"I'm looking for managers who add value and who are doing something different". Private bank MeesPierson recently launched its first fund of funds. Angele Spiteri Paris talks to investment manager Jason Robilliard to find out more about his approach to manager selection...

Apr 15, 2010

tied-handsNordic pension funds are subject to restrictions on the size of their allocations to alternatives. But many want more flexibility than they are allowed. Angele Spiteri Paris talks to Kjetil Houg of the Norwegian pension fund OPF about the fund's investment outlook

Apr 15, 2010

superheroInvestors disillusioned by the poor performance of active management began to favour passive strategies. But in the Nordics alpha-hunters may be en vogue once again. Angele Spiteri Paris reports


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