fixed income

Sep 01, 2011

Fish---blueTotal European net fund sales yo-yoed their way through the first six months of 2011, but ETFs enjoyed much steadier flows. Mark McFee asks if this shows that ETFs are set apart from the rest of the industry.


Sep 01, 2011

Robin-StrongAs it stands, multi-asset trading is rather like doing the Christmas shopping from several websites at once.


Aug 31, 2011

upward_graph_410Turnover of European commodity exchange-traded products (ETPs) surged last week, with gold-related offerings leading the charge. A weekly trading report from Lyxor ETFs showed trading levels for commodity ETPs increased by 71.4% compared with the previous week.

Aug 24, 2011

DowngradeThe decision by the ratings agency Moody's to downgrade Japan's credit rating from Aa2 to Aa3 strikes another blow to investor confidence in developed markets.

Aug 04, 2011

Worried_man_410Eurozone debt and the prospect of a second banking crisis are the top concerns for investment professionals.

Jul 26, 2011

ETFState Street Global Advisors' SPDR exchange-traded fund (ETF) platform has launched of a range of products on the London Stock Exchange.

Jul 25, 2011

ClockSchroders, the London-listed fund manager, believes it is bringing defined contribution (DC) product development up to date with the launch of a dynamic multi-asset fund that is designed as a low risk, low cost alternative to passive default funds.

Jul 25, 2011

Greek-crisisWhile walking my dog on Saturday, I was accosted on the street by a little girl of about five. "Amy Winehouse is dead!" she announced. "Dead!" she repeated when I failed to evaporate with shock.

Jul 22, 2011

HiredThere are those who say many of us still lack enough exposure to emerging markets. As problems in the developed world persist, Nick Fitzpatrick asks fund managers why he should invest in their particular assets.

Jul 22, 2011

Currency-bondsWith low interest rates in the developed world, poor economic growth and lingering fears of an unstable dollar, is it any wonder that investors are turning to local currency bonds, again, to increase yields, asks George Mitton

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