Feb 20, 2015

GoldTo many, the bull market in gold that peaked in 2011 now looks like a classic bubble. With equities looking robust, David Stevenson asks whether the precious metal still deserves a place in portfolios.

Feb 20, 2015

BetaThe next generation of smart beta will respond to world events and produce the best returns for investors, says Marc Barrachin of Markit.

Feb 05, 2015

ETFsBlackRock's iShares has launched an exchange-traded fund (ETF), which the firm claims is the first of its kind to provide exposure to euro-denominated investment grade and

Jan 26, 2015

European flagsPension funds, insurers and asset managers are using exchange-traded funds (ETFs) for a wide range of purposes and holding them longer than commonly thought.

Jan 22, 2015

ETFs1European exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are set to grow by 15-20%, according to Deutsche Asset and Wealth Management (Deutsche AWM).

Jan 12, 2015

Equities going upEurope and US equity exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are sucking in money, with Vanguard and iShares products that invest in the S&P 500 in the lead over one month.

Jan 08, 2015

Philippe SeyllFunds Europe talks to Philippe Seyll about Clearstream's China strategy and the importance of global connectivity.

Jan 08, 2015

Side mirrorChinese equities stand to become a normal part of global equity portfolios in years to come. Nick Fitzpatrick finds that the renminbi ETF is a vehicle towards that.

Jan 07, 2015

MeadowThe cost of collateral transformation could mean fund managers will prefer collateral optimisation instead, finds Lynn Strongin Dodds.

Jan 07, 2015

HedgeLending out securities could help hedge funds balance losses or lift returns after they have struggled to beat the broader market. Stefanie Eschenbacher explores the changing role of hedge funds in the securities lending market.