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Jan 05, 2018

Nick-FitzpatrickSecuritIes lending is an activity that matters for Ucits funds, especially ETFs. These cheap index trackers have been predicted to use revenues from securities lending so they can drop their fees to zero for some of the more common asset classes.

Jan 05, 2018

EaglesThere are concerns that a new regulation will reduce the appetite of Ucits funds to lend their assets. Lynn Strongin Dodds looks at the SFTR and how vendors might help.

Jan 04, 2018

Wind_turbines_solar_panelsUBS Asset Management has launched two socially responsible investment (SRI) ETFs on the London Stock Exchange.

Jan 04, 2018

Arrows_upAs active fund managers increasingly launch exchange-traded funds, Mark Latham looks at the way ahead for a vehicle that until now has been a byword for low-cost investment.

Jan 03, 2018

AUM growthBlackRock said its iShares ETF business saw its largest ever rate of growth last year as investors embraced the products in greater numbers.

Jan 03, 2018

Buyside traders expect that MiFID II, the  major capital market reforms in force this month, will lead to more block trading and off-exchange activity.

Dec 19, 2017

Arrow_upGlobal inflows into exchange-traded funds (ETFs) amounted to €52.5 billion in November of which €9.6 billion came from Europe, according to figures from French fund giant Amundi.

Dec 18, 2017

ETFsEuropean exchange-traded funds (ETFs) enjoyed net inflows of €9.5 billion in November, well above the rolling 12-month average of €7.4 billion a month.

Dec 12, 2017

Indices_boardUS exchange-traded product (ETP) provider WisdomTree has launched three fixed income ETPs, offering investors inverse exposure to UK gilts, German bunds and US treasury bonds.

Dec 12, 2017

RoboadvisorEmerging technology like artificial intelligence and the blockchain have become an area of focus for ETF manufacturers and promoters, finds Nicholas Pratt.

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