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Apr 16, 2014

Equity bullishness helps boost assets of ETPs to record high

Assets under management of short and leveraged exchange-traded products have risen by almost 7 per cent over the past 12 months, Viktor Nossek has...

Apr 10, 2014

Fidelity adds four trackers to FundsNetwork range

Japan, Asia, Europe and emerging markets index trackers launched for platform-based range.

Apr 07, 2014

Vanguard slashes UK exposure in LifeStrategy funds

Passive specialist cuts ‘home bias’ in fund range in favour of more global exposure.

Apr 04, 2014

iShares lowers charges on its S&P 500 ETF

iShares lowers the total expense ratio of the accumulation share class for S&P 500 ETF to 0.07 per cent, but keeps income class at 0.4 per cent.

Mar 20, 2014

DeAWM targets UK retail market with platform push

Deutsche Asset and Wealth Management to list exchange traded funds (ETFs) and systematic Croci funds on platforms as part of UK retail expansion.

Multi-Manager Funds| Mar 19, 2014

Sarasin team switches European exposure

Team switches European exposure from passive tracker to actively managed funds

Analysis & Opinion

From Special Report: Exchange-Traded Funds - April 2014| Apr 14, 2014

ETPs’ popularity spawns a proliferation of acronyms

In the passive world (and, in particular, ETFs), if there is a stock or bond index, it can be tracked – either physically by trackers buying up...

From Special Report: Exchange-Traded Funds - April 2014| Apr 14, 2014

ETFs compete on more than just costs

Recent developments in the ETF world would suggest the market is differentiated on cost alone.

From Special Report: Exchange-Traded Funds - April 2014| Apr 14, 2014

ETP interest appears to be on the rise

In spite of the fact the vast majority of the UK’s platforms sell exchange traded products (ETPs), advisers remain slow to invest, but providers...

From Special Report: Multi-Asset Supplement - March 2014| Mar 10, 2014

New multi-asset ETFs could mean better options

As Investment Adviser reported on February 10, ETF Securities is in talks with fund providers to build and launch white-labelled exchange-traded...

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Guide to Active versus Passive

Active funds allow a fund manager to exercise his judgement in picking what he/she considers the best stocks for a portfolio.

Recent Articles
  1. Growth in Exchange-Traded Funds - April 2014

    Growth in Exchange-Traded Funds - April 2014

    Passive investing is nothing new, and exchange traded products (ETPs) are just one part of the asset class – but they are certainly a growing part.

  2. Mar 20, 2014

    Product review: SSGA ETF

    SSgA launches ETF aimed at fixed income diversification

  3. Guide to Exchange-Traded Products
    From Training| Mar 19, 2014

    Guide to Exchange-Traded Products

    Since the first ETP launched in 1993, the industry has undergone tremendous growth.

  4. HSBC GAM to launch ‘smart beta’ funds
    Mar 17, 2014

    HSBC GAM to launch ‘smart beta’ funds

    Funds will be based on indices weighted according to contribution to economic output

  5. Interest in ETFs from advisers increasing
    Mar 13, 2014

    Interest in ETFs from advisers increasing

    The use of exchange-traded funds has become more popular among advisers since the implementation of the RDR, Ben Thompson has claimed.

  6. Launch Pad: ETF
    Mar 12, 2014

    Launch Pad: ETF

    Build-your-own ETF

  7. From Special Report: | Mar 06, 2014

    Isa season:

    Individual savings accounts are a tax-efficient way for investors looking to save or invest. As the tax year nears its end, advisers can look to...

  8. LGIM overseas expansion sees inflows soar
    UK| Mar 05, 2014

    LGIM overseas expansion sees inflows soar

    Trackers and fixed income among the big draws for investors into Legal & General Investment Management.

  9. Product review: Amundi NYSE-listed ETF
    Review| Feb 27, 2014

    Product review: Amundi NYSE-listed ETF

    French connection: French firm launch US-listed ETF.

  10. Fixed income a favourite among advisers: iShares
    Feb 27, 2014

    Fixed income a favourite among advisers: iShares

    Corporate bond exchange-traded funds have been the most popular among advisers using platforms, Mark Johnson has said.

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