Sep 17, 2014

BubblesThe use of simulated track records and vague language around methodology is heralding calls for more transparency in the smart beta market. But, discovers Nicholas Pratt, there are different views on how this should be achieved.

Sep 08, 2014

RunnersSmaller rival exchange-traded product (ETP) providers outpaced Europe's third largest player, Lyxor Asset Management, in terms of gathering new assets in the year to the end of August.

Sep 08, 2014

ETFs1The exchange-traded fund (ETF) provider iShares has switched the index of a small-cap product from FTSE to MSCI to obtain a tighter focus on European companies.

Sep 04, 2014

ETPs downUS investors concerned about European growth exited exchange-traded products (ETPs) in August, contributing to an overall $2.8 billion (€2.1 billion) outflow from the Europe equity category.

Sep 04, 2014

ETF tradingExchange-traded funds (ETFs) trading on Euronext, the Eurozone stock exchange, saw a steep rise in August.

Aug 29, 2014

london-stock-exchangeLyxor Asset Management has launched four new European equity products, in an expansion of its range of exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

Aug 14, 2014

Chinese indicesFTSE Group says $21.8 billion (€16.3 billion) now track its China indices in exchange traded funds (ETFs).

Jul 29, 2014

Inflow waveIndex provider MSCI says a third of the $86 billion (€64 billion) of net new money that went into equity exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in the first six months of the year went to products based on its indices.

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.