May 05, 2020

Distribution2Asset managers that sell funds through global wholesale distributors could be losing large sums of money due to poor rebate and commissions management, a consultancy claims.

May 05, 2020

5GNeuberger Berman has launched a Ucits fund focused on 5G connectivity.

May 05, 2020

US_real_estateJeffrey Cleveland,  chief economist at Payden & Rygel, says about 30 million US workers are now laid off, but that a low supply of housing is at least one "saving grace".

May 04, 2020

index_trackersCharges for traditional index-tracking funds have steadily decreased over the past four years and are in some cases lower than for ETFs, says a research house.

May 04, 2020

Davina Goodall-Smith - Nikko COODavina Goodall-Smith, (pictured) who has spent several years in the asset servicing industry including in Singapore, has become chief operating officer (COO) of Nikko Asset Management Europe.

May 04, 2020

14.10_HandshakeOne Group, a management company (‘ManCo’) provider, has appointed three non-executive directors including Chris Edge, a well-known asset servicing expert in Luxembourg.


Top features in May

Irish ETFs: Covid’s challenge to ETF project deadline

Ireland seeks greater efficiencies for its ETF industry, but lockdown threatens to delay a key plan to upgrade operations before the end of the year. Nicholas Pratt reports.

Association column: Where do we go from here?

The gravity of what is happening as a result of Covid-19 casts a long shadow over other thoughts. Accompanying the shock, distress and grief, the demonstrations of selflessness, compassion and resilience have lifted our collective spirit. We are indebted to all those who do the extraordinary for others.

Exchange-traded funds: With flying colours?

ETFs recently marked their 20th birthday in Europe amid uncertainty and volatility. The Covid-19 crisis has hit indices hard but opportunities in these index-based investments still exist, say experts.

Technology: Tech will ‘democratise’ wealth management

With the help of technology, retail investors will be able to access assets previously available only to institutional clients. Bob Currie reports on new research by Funds Europe and Calastone.

Post-Covid-19: There’s no going back

Covid-19 has prompted fund managers to consider how the world will change – perhaps forever – in terms of globalisation and, notably, the response to climate change. By Alex Rolandi.