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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.

Nov 14, 2014

ETF providers have done well to provide investors with building blocks for equity portfolios. There is now a need for more fixed income development, our ETF panel hears. Currency hedging woud also be useful. The panel also considers how regulatory changes, like the UK’s RDR, is helping the ETF market. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick.

Nov 14, 2014

DigitsThere are clear benefits of trade reporting for European ETFs and all the major market players have expressed their support. Why then, asks Nicholas Pratt, is the market nowhere close to having such a facility?

Nov 14, 2014

PathAs the ETF market in Europe grapples with the challenges of market structure, transparency and regulation, Fiona Moore at Northern Trust explains the role that service providers can play in advising clients of the latest developments and their impact.

Nov 13, 2014

UK shoppersWith inflation and interest rates at record low, and wages forecasted to rise, analysts anticipate a more positive environment for UK consumers, following yesterday's inflation report from the Bank of England.

Nov 10, 2014

ConnectingThe programme that links the stock exchanges of Shanghai and Hong Kong is set to launch later this month, opening up another channel for investors to trade Chinese A-shares.

Nov 05, 2014

Global payFixed income inflows hit an all-time high during October, driving up flows in global exchange traded products (ETPs).

Nov 03, 2014

ETF tradingInvesco PowerShares has launched an exchange-traded fund (ETF) that invests in companies which have bought back at least 5% of their own shares in the past year.

Nov 03, 2014

The demand for income investing solutions has become more evident each year. Pioneer Investments has engaged in extensive research to identify the key trends behind this demand.

Nov 03, 2014

TechnologyChanges in technology, investment strategy and the regulatory environment have all conspired to alter managers' IT infrastructure. Nicholas Pratt looks at how these changes have affected vendors of order management systems.

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