etfs

Dec 10, 2015

ETFsVanguard has launched a range of active exchange-traded funds (ETFs) on the London Stock Exchange as a “compelling alternative” to active funds that target investment factors, such as value and momentum.

Dec 07, 2015

Euro signFlows into exchange-traded funds (ETFs) investing in Eurozone equities eased off in November after a strong October as European investors looked for opportunities elsewhere, such as the US.

Dec 07, 2015

Cost cutting aheadCosts savings for investors who switch from futures contracts to exchange-traded funds (ETFs) to gain index exposure this December could more than double, an ETF provider claims.

Dec 02, 2015

Tokyo cityState Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has launched a Japan equity exchange-traded fund (ETF) under its SPDR brand and listed it in Germany.

Nov 25, 2015

BetaSmart beta equity exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are growing at a faster rate than ETFs benchmarked to traditional market-cap indices, research shows.

Nov 23, 2015

The two firms will launch a platform offering physically backed ETFs – a move that marks LGIM’s first dedicated move into the ETF sphere.

Source currently offers 15 ETFs that track physical assets, such as precious metals.

LGIM has £264 billion (€376 billion) of assets managed in traditional passive funds and is a major global investor with total assets under management of £717 billion. The firm will be responsible for the daily running of the ETFs, while Source will oversee operational aspects of the platform.

Nov 12, 2015

ETF keybordBlackRock has transitioned $2.9 billion (€2.7 billion) worth of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) to a centralised settlement platform to cut down on the complexity of settling ETFs listed on multiple exchanges.

Nov 11, 2015

BlocksDevelopment of fixed income ETFs has been slower than for equities. David Stevenson looks at how the sector is trying to catch up, with a greater focus on duration and maturities looming.

Nov 11, 2015

CurrenciesThe ETF industry looks set for a record year of inflows, despite market volatility in global equities. David Stevenson looks at which parts of the ETF industry are benefiting most from investor sentiment.

Nov 11, 2015

Along with leading institutional investors and key partners, Amundi has developed innovative investment strategies that allow long-term passive investors to hedge climate risk without sacrificing financial returns.

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