Sep 09, 2011

europe_globe_410European equity funds suffered further redemptions in July making ETFs and bond funds the mainstays of the industry, according to Lipper.

Sep 07, 2011

emerging shoots 410HSBC has launched an emerging markets ETF, claiming a highly competitive total expense ratio.

Sep 05, 2011

ETFThe final week of August saw flows into EPFR Global-tracked Equity Funds stage a modest rebound on the back of bargain hunting and optimism that the US Federal Reserve will pull the trigger on another round of quantitative easing.

Sep 01, 2011

STEEL-YENInvesting in commodities can protect against wars and supply shocks while cashing in on emerging market growth. But the asset class is blamed for worsening hunger in the Third World, finds George Mitton.

Sep 01, 2011

Rudolf-ApenbrinkHaving returned last year from Asia to become Emea head of HSBC's fund management business, Rudolf Apenbrink still has a keen eye on emerging markets, finds Nick Fitzpatrick.

Sep 01, 2011

Fish---blueTotal European net fund sales yo-yoed their way through the first six months of 2011, but ETFs enjoyed much steadier flows. Mark McFee asks if this shows that ETFs are set apart from the rest of the industry.

Aug 31, 2011

upward_graph_410Turnover of European commodity exchange-traded products (ETPs) surged last week, with gold-related offerings leading the charge. A weekly trading report from Lyxor ETFs showed trading levels for commodity ETPs increased by 71.4% compared with the previous week.

Aug 18, 2011

gold-bars1Second quarter global gold demand was down 17% year on year and down 5% on the previous quarter, according to the World Gold Council.

Jul 27, 2011

AdvisorResearch by Skandia UK has revealed that 80% of financial advisers who were aware of a report on exchange-traded funds (ETFs) by the Financial Stability Board share its concerns regarding the risks and complexities of these products.

Jul 22, 2011

Thumbs_down_410Germany's Union Investment has criticised several pieces of new and forthcoming legislation in the European finance sector.