Mar 29, 2012

Survey1Industry communication about the dangers of synthetic exchange-traded funds (ETFs) has led investors to underestimate the risks attached to physically replicating products, according to an annual ETF survey by the Edhec-Risk Institute.

Mar 15, 2012

GaugesMore than half of the exchange-traded funds in Europe may be subscale, finds Stefanie Eschenbacher, as evermore products are being launched.

Mar 15, 2012

To_do_listMany complications are involved with servicing physical ETFs that do not apply to synthetic ones. George Mitton reports.

Mar 15, 2012

CastlePrior to the Alfi spring conference on 15-16 March, Funds Europe asked several of the scheduled speakers and figures in the Luxembourg market to highlight the critical issues facing the country's funds industry.

Mar 15, 2012

ETF_tradingOssiam, which offers specialist exchange-traded funds (ETFs), is to list its minimum variance emerging market product on the London, Frankfurt, Milan and Paris stock exchanges later this month.

Feb 27, 2012

IndicesS&P Indices has launched UK and European high yield indices. S&P UK High Yield Dividend Aristocrats and S&P Euro High Yield Dividend Aristocrats Indices have been licensed to State Street Global Advisors for the creation of exchange-traded funds.

Feb 21, 2012

birdsThematic investment might seem like the preserve of active investors because it is based on holding convictions. But Fiona Rintoul asks if these beliefs could be put into indices to gain passive exposure to investment motifs.

Feb 21, 2012

PunkFund managers with low-cost passive products may find a whole new vista open to them in the UK retail market less than a year from now, reports Nick Fitzpatrick.

Feb 20, 2012

software_410A joint venture that includes the investment bank Nomura has launched a fully electronic trading platform designed to enhance the way exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are traded.

Feb 09, 2012

Wheat field1SPDR ETFs has cross-listed its new high yield exchange-traded fund (ETF) on the London Stock Exchange.