Jun 05, 2013

Romain BoscherTheir liquidity benefits will earn equities a future within investment portfolios, finds Nick Fitzpatrick. But longer term investors will also be prepared to allocate to less liquid assets as they search for yield.

Jun 05, 2013

Heartbeat lineLow-vol strategies reflect how investors' mentalities have changed since 2008. Fiona Rintoul looks at a fund market that is hard to uniformly categorise and finds good performance.

Jun 05, 2013

PowerlinesDespite a broad range of exchange-traded funds, investors still want more product development. As a result, says Felix Goltz at Edhec-Risk Institute, specialised investments, such as infrastructure ETFs, are in demand.

Jun 04, 2013

ETFsBlackRock and Euroclear Bank have issued what they say is the first iShares exchange-traded fund (ETF) with an international security structure.

May 30, 2013

ETF tradingAn investment update by ETF Securities on the price of arabica coffee illustrates just how specialised investing in exchange-traded funds (ETFs) industry has become since ETFs first started trading in 2000.

May 22, 2013

ETF tradingVanguard Asset Management has launched four low-cost, Ireland-domiciled exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in Europe to add to the five it launched in 2012.

May 08, 2013

AnalyticsPerforce, I must begin with a confession. I do not understand what active exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are, and I never have.

May 08, 2013

PullieExchange-traded products that use leverage are a way of coping with flat markets. But Nick Fitzpatrick finds compounding risk means more attention needs to be paid to performance.

Apr 29, 2013

Moscow1FinEx Group has launched what it says is the first exchange-traded fund (ETF) on the Moscow Exchange, tracking short maturity Eurobonds issued by quasi-sovereign and corporate issuers in Russia.

Apr 11, 2013

ETFsUS-based asset manager First Trust Advisors has entered the European market with three exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that employ alternative index strategies designed to beat conventional index returns.