ETFs Report 2013

ENHANCED INDEX MANAGERS: When deviation is good

Enhanced index managers say they are attracting investors who want an alternative to active funds and a relatively lower risk means of gaining equity...

LIQUIDITY: The nuclear option

Fund closures have increased as providers push their more popular products. Nicholas Pratt looks at the role of liquidity in ETF attractiveness. Closures of ETFs...

ACTIVE V PASSIVE: Rarer than a unicorn’s horn

Many years after the active versus passive debate was launched, the attacks on active managers continue. Nick Fitzpatrick reports. The ruthlessness of the attack on...

SPONSORED ARTICLE: Catching up fast

Amundi came to the market for exchange-traded funds later than some competitors, but it has grown its market share, due to innovation and low...

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT ROUNDTABLE: Index hugging

Traditional institutional index funds are a major barrier to ETF success, at least in the UK pensions market, our panel on ETF industry development...

SPONSORED ARTICLE: The trusted guide

As ETF providers face a maze of operating challenges in the European market, Fiona Moore of Northern Trust tells Funds Europe how asset servicers...

PERFORMANCE: The inside track

New rules require tracking errors to be disclosed in index-tracking Ucits funds. Judith Evans looks at the difficulties involved and discovers which of the...

SPONSORED PROFILE: Quality Income Index

Quality income stocks is an attractive new equity asset class which has grown out of the uncertainties in the markets in the past five...

ASIAN ETFs: A gift from China

London-based investors were recently granted the right to use their offshore renminbi and invest it into China under its renminbi qualified foreign institutional investor...

SPONSORED ARTICLE: The home advantage

The largest net inflow for two decades to the small cap Russell 2000® Index occurred earlier this year. Gareth Parker, senior director, Index Research,...

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