Dec 16, 2014

Building blocksThe European ETF industry is counting down to a new milestone, reaching $500 billion of assets under management, finds Nick Fitzpatrick. But where are the defenders of active management?

Dec 16, 2014

Dark cloudsHigh profile lawsuits, a best-selling expose and unwelcome regulation have brought dark pools under the spotlight. Nicholas Pratt discovers some buy-side firms are calling for a return to basics.

Dec 16, 2014

TriggerGiven turnover and capacity problems, Noël Amenc, Felix Goltz and Nicolas Gonzalez of the Edhec-Risk Institute assess how easy it is to invest in smart beta equity indices.

Dec 15, 2014

Alibaba GroupThe $25 billion (€20 billion) initial public offering (IPO) of Chinese internet giant Alibaba helped cause a tripling in the amount of depositary capital raised this year.

Dec 04, 2014

ETF trading2014 was the "best year ever" for exchange-traded products (ETPs), with year-to-date asset gathering in record territory at $268 billion (€215 billion).

Dec 03, 2014

InnovationEuronext has announced the launch of its Euronext Expert Market, an electronically traded secondary market platform for the sale of non-listed securities by weekly auction.

Nov 27, 2014

14.10 HandshakeWoodford Investment Management has made senior appointments to strengthen its compliance and operations team.

Nov 18, 2014

Dividends growthOver 75% of active strategies have underperformed their benchmarks over the 12 months to June 2014, but UK equities continue to post strong returns.

Nov 17, 2014

Calculating valueFund trading fees are well beneath the cost of management fees and come nowhere near to doubling total fund expenses or ongoing charges, proving some

Nov 14, 2014

Dark cloudsDemand for fixed income ETFs is high but there may be significant product gaps in the market, finds Nick Fitzpatrick. Investors need these filling as the possibility of interest rate changes looms.