May 14, 2012

Equities_going_upThomson Reuters is to launch highly liquid real estate indices, designed to be tracked by exchange-traded funds (ETFs) or to measure performance.

May 11, 2012

Jim_RossJim Ross has been with State Street ever since it launched the first US-listed exchange-traded fund in 1993. He is now head of the company's $300-billion ETF business, SPDR. He talks to George Mitton.

May 11, 2012

Gold_barsInvestors riding the gold price hit a few bumps recently, but ETFs and other exchange-traded products investing in the sector have seen strong inflows. Nick Fitzpatrick looks at market sentiment.

May 11, 2012

CompassRevisions to the Mifid directive could increase investor protection rules surrounding ETFs. Felix Goltz, of the Edhec-Risk Institute, investigates.

May 09, 2012

ETFiShares believes the eurozone crisis is no cause for investors to go without instruments to access sovereign debt in specific European countries, having launched eight single-country exchange-traded bond funds.

May 03, 2012

Reject2UK investors are shunning synthetic exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in favour of funds that invest in real stocks and bonds.

Apr 23, 2012

S and PS&P Indices says there were 41 exchange-traded funds (ETFs) based on its indices launched in the first quarter, with more than half (23) launched in Europe. If this rate continues, there will be twice as many S&P-linked ETFs launched this year as in 2011.

Apr 17, 2012

China's economy is a paradox, say the participants of our investment roundtable. They discuss the mismatch of economic growth and stock market performance, investment opportunities and product trends. Chaired by Stefanie Eschenbacher.

Apr 04, 2012

Senior executives at third-party administrators surveyed tell Funds Europe about competition and challenges in their industry.

Apr 04, 2012

Coloured_sweetsThe exchange-traded funds (ETF) industry represents but a fraction of the fund management industry: at the end of the first half of 2011, the assets under management (AuM) in the ETF industry represented 2.7% of those of the overall fund management industry in Europe and 5.6% globally. In Europe, it represented 3.5% of the capitalisation of listed equity at the end of November 2011.