etfs

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


Apr 12, 2010

The Nordic market has held up well in the crisis, but investment managers and asset servicers in the region have a few changes to contend with in terms of infrastructure and regulation. Angele Spiteri Paris talks to a panel of market players.

Mar 16, 2010

Db x-trackers was the first ETF provider in Europe to launch products in the alternative space and as the venture is finally paying off, it plans to expand its range. Angele Spiteri Paris speaks to Manooj Mistry

Feb 15, 2010

The success story of ETFs has not been brought to a halt. But counterparty risk associated with them has been thrust into the limelight, writes Angèle Spiteri Paris

Feb 15, 2010

Three years since competition in the UK fund clearing & settlement industry heated up, Philippe Seyll, head of Clearstream’s funds division, tells Nicholas Pratt about his firm's coverage of the most commonly traded funds

Dec 21, 2009

Expected M&A in fund management has been tempered by availability of cash. Fiona Rintoul finds views about activity for 2010 are divided...

Dec 21, 2009

If distributors and advisors to a larger extent use ETFs and other passive alternatives, fund groups also need to ask how to position their traditional, active long-only product. Niklas Tell comments...

Oct 06, 2009

The financial crisis has ushered in a new era for managers of managers, believes Joanna Munro of HSBC Global Asset Management...

Oct 06, 2009

Index providers are moving into the alpha space, trying to make the most of the opportunity created by the disappointing performance from active managers. Angèle Spiteri Paris finds out more...

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