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.

Apr 05, 2013

looking glassSenior executives at third-party administrators surveyed tell Funds Europe about competition and challenges.

Mar 21, 2013

Gold ETFsETF Securities has launched ETFS GBP Daily Hedged Physical Gold on the London Stock Exchange and the ETFS EUR Daily Hedged Physical Gold on the Deutsche Boerse.

Mar 14, 2013

ETFNearly 40% of European pension funds are planning to increase their investment in exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in the next 12 months, research shows.

Mar 08, 2013

collective investmentPassive mutual funds grew faster than actively managed funds in every geographic region in 2012 except Australia and New Zealand.

Mar 07, 2013

Chinese flagChina has relaxed the rules on its RQFII scheme to allow “essentially any foreign financial firm domiciled in Hong Kong” to participate, says a Shanghai-based analyst.

Mar 07, 2013

ETF tradingExchange-traded equity funds had the best start to the year on record, in terms of net inflows, while money flowed out of gold funds.