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.

Jan 30, 2012

Chinese_lanternsMirae Asset Global Investments is launching seven exchange-traded funds (ETFs) targeting sectors and trends in the Asian market. The vehicles are part of the Mirae Tiger ETF Series, which is intended to give passive investors a range of tools for accessing Asia.

Jan 23, 2012

ETFsiShares has expanded its commodity range with the launch of four swap-based exchange traded funds (ETFs).

Dec 14, 2011

Cutting_ribbonAs fund managers recover from an immensely challenging year, George Mitton finds out which of the 50 largest firms launched products, in which asset classes, and which strategies they favoured.

Dec 14, 2011

ChinaForget Europe and North America, our latest survey of fund launches reveals a remarkable turn-around for the likes of China and Brazil, writes George Mitton.

Dec 14, 2011

RobotsFunds of ETFs look set to be the next innovation in the exchange-traded products space. Stefanie Eschenbacher takes a closer look at how these 'active-passive' funds may challenge traditional funds of funds.

Dec 14, 2011

ETFThe global exchange traded fund (ETF) industry has in some ways become a casualty of its own success.