Nov 12, 2013

TrackNew rules require tracking errors to be disclosed in index-tracking Ucits funds. Judith Evans looks at the difficulties involved and discovers which of the methods used suit different types of investor, the short-term trader, or the long-term holder.

Nov 12, 2013

Francois-MilletQuality income stocks is an attractive new equity asset class which has grown out of the uncertainties in the markets in the past five years. François Millet of Lyxor explains.

Nov 12, 2013

PresentLondon-based investors were recently granted the right to use their offshore renminbi and invest it into China under its renminbi qualified foreign institutional investor programme. Stefanie Eschenbacher finds Asian asset managers are exploring the possibilities to list their exchange-traded funds in Europe as Ucits.

Nov 12, 2013

SkylineThe largest net inflow for two decades to the small cap Russell 2000® Index occurred earlier this year. Gareth Parker, senior director, Index Research, Design & Development of Russell Investments, tells Funds Europe how this index fits into long-term portfolios and in what environment it is likely to outperform in the shorter term.

Nov 12, 2013

ETF providers say custodians need to step up stock lending programmes to serve the European market. Our ETF operations panel discusses this obstacle to industry development, and highlights the problem of multi-market listings. Edited by Nick Fitzpatrick.

Nov 12, 2013

GlobeA pan-European market structure for ETFs might help reduce cost and boost liquidity. Nicholas Pratt examines the latest initiatives to create this model.

Nov 11, 2013

Hand-shake-femaleBlackRock has appointed Rachel Lord as head of its exchange-traded fund (ETF) business, iShares, in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Oct 21, 2013

Oil pumpsETF Securities has launched an exchange-traded investment product that tracks an index of oil and gas futures that is hedged daily against movements in the dollar/euro exchange rate.

Oct 09, 2013

European tagThe burden of addressing regulatory requirements will cost the European funds industry between $300 million and $500 million – or €220 million and €365 million - a year in the next three

Sep 27, 2013

ETF tradingHSBC has launched a Ucits exchange-traded fund (ETF) which is physically replicating the performance of large and mid cap companies across both emerging and developed Asia.