Jan 06, 2014

Mixed-chartAlthough they made positive performance gains in 2013, hedge funds may soon find their collective assets surpassed by the sum invested in exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

Dec 19, 2013

UmbrellasIdentifying a small number of underperforming shares can help index investors increase their gains. But how to do that? A high securities lending fee is one signal, and avoiding such shares would have led to outperformance over the past seven years, says Simon Colvin of Markit.

Dec 09, 2013

Pensioner-with-caneState Street Global Advisors (SSGA) is attempting to make exchange-traded funds (ETFs) more available to UK pension funds by overcoming a structural issue in how they trade.

Dec 06, 2013

Arrow down1A revival of market concerns that the US Federal Reserve will soon begin tapering its bond purchases may have driven a turnaround in flows to emerging market equity exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

Dec 04, 2013

ETF tradingExchange-traded funds (ETFs) listed in Italy and the UK will be available through a request-for-quote service offered on the MTS BondVision platform.

Nov 28, 2013

Wall streetAssets in exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in the United States rose nearly 5% in October, far outpacing growth in US mutual fund assets of 2% in the month.

Nov 22, 2013

Gold bars 1The gold price 'collapse' is one of the most notable investment trends of 2013 after the metal's value fell 27%, the largest annual decline since 1981, and short positions rose by 71%, says Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Nov 18, 2013

Paris2Paris-based Ossiam has crossed the €1 billion threshold in assets under management with three-quarters of that in smart beta exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

Nov 15, 2013

multi-managerTom Caddick, head of fund management, global multi-manager, at Santander Asset Management, will use both active and passive managed investments for his new range of

Nov 14, 2013

Hong-Kong-1The first exchange-traded fund (ETF) set up under a scheme in China that awards renminbi investment quotas to Hong Kong asset managers is to be launched in Europe.