etfs

May 19, 2009

French consultants are beginning to accept and understand exchange-traded funds. Providers say they should now set up a database of products. Angèle Spiteri Paris reports...

Apr 07, 2009

Sales of gold funds have been impressive during the financial crisis. But Angele Spiteri Paris finds that pension funds may prefer to hold physical gold rather than ETFs and other fund structures...

Mar 19, 2009

Could we see a trend developing where institutional investors express their asset allocation efforts with passive mandates and where retail fund-of-fund managers utilise ETFs and other liquid instruments to create portfolios? Niklas Tell comments...

Feb 16, 2009

After a year of unprecedented turmoil and withdrawals, net sales figures for December 2008 provided some surprises of a positive kind, according to latest analysis from Lipper FMI, released last week. Fiona Rintoul comments...

Feb 04, 2009

There's a battle outside / And it is ragin' / It'll soon shake your windows / And rattle your walls / For the times they are a-changin'. Bob Dylan wrote these words in 1963, but they seem to fit rather well in today’s climate, particularly within the finance industry.

Jan 05, 2009

Bank failures mean transition managers need to prove their commitment. At the same time the demand for portfolio changes has increased as a result of the financial crisis, finds Nick Fitzpatrick. Plus, we present three years’ worth of transition data from top managers.

Jan 05, 2009

Senior executives including Martin Gilbert of Aberdeen, talk to Fiona Rintoul about what the post-crisis world holds...

Nov 27, 2008

Fiona Rintoul asks if Qatar, a relatively new entrant to the Gulf funds industry, can compete against the likes of Bahrain ...

Nov 27, 2008

Gulf governments need foreign investment. ETFs based on local exchanges are a great prize and should help European investors gain exposure, finds Nick Fitzpatrick

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