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Latest News

Jul 18, 2014

European ETFs in line for second-best year on record

Data provider Morningstar’s figures show sharp increase in inflows – contrary to expectations of critics.

Jul 01, 2014

Vanguard reduces initial charge on 10 retail funds

Pre-set dilution levy on funds reduced due to decreased trading costs and growth of assets under management.

Jun 24, 2014

Smart beta tweaks ‘boost performance’

7IM co-founder says improvements to smart beta strategy will boost results further.

Jun 23, 2014

Advisers favour ETFs for platform availability, lower costs

Provider poll finds increasing allocations only curbed by need for education.

Jun 10, 2014

Passive price war beckons?

Fidelity’s ‘bullish’ cut in tracker fees suggests a price war is about to break out in the UK’s passive market.

Jun 09, 2014

iShares launches two new ETFs

iShares claims to offer the first ETF in Europe to invest solely in emerging markets consumer growth.

Analysis & Opinion

Jun 30, 2014

Trackers trump active funds for consistency

There is more than just performance to consider when looking at index tracking funds.

ETFs gain ground

Jun 25, 2014

ETFs gain ground

The Exchange Traded Product market in the UK and Europe has really come of age. In recent years the sector has enjoyed rapid growth and total...

Fund review: iShares EM Consumer Growth ETF

Review| Jun 23, 2014

Fund review: iShares EM Consumer Growth ETF

Emerging market ETF launched this month

From Special Report: Passive Investing - June 2014| Jun 23, 2014

Embracing different approaches to equity investing is key

Investors are starting to consider varying approaches to equity investing.

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Adviser Guides

Guide to Exchange-Traded Products

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

Special Reports

Passive Investing - June 2014

Investor Warren Buffett believes passive investing has a place in portfolios and now the market for passive strategies is expanding.

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.

Recent Articles
  1. Passive Investing - June 2014
    From Our Publications| Jun 23, 2014

    Passive Investing - June 2014

    Investor Warren Buffett believes passive investing has a place in portfolios and now the market for passive strategies is expanding.

  2. From Special Report: Passive Investing - June 2014| Jun 23, 2014

    Know what you’re getting into

    What to look for from investing in passive funds.

  3. From Special Report: Passive Investing - June 2014| Jun 23, 2014

    Aggressive charging strategies are increasing in numbers

    For organisations loathe to utter the phrase ‘price war’ when it comes to passive investing, there are some aggressive charging strategies in the...

  4. From Special Report: Passive Investing - June 2014| Jun 23, 2014

    Active or passive – which way should investors turn?

    The price war currently being fought in the passive funds sector is something to behold.

  5. From Special Report: Passive Investing - June 2014| Jun 23, 2014

    Will Project Innovate develop a passive income stream?

    Online investment is one of the priority areas that the FCA recently announced ‘Project Innovate’ is designed to support.

  6. From Special Report: Passive Investing - June 2014| Jun 23, 2014

    The ETF market has become more sophisticated

    The terms exchange-traded funds, commodities, currencies, notes and products have become more prolific, but what do they mean?

  7. From Special Report: Passive Investing - June 2014| Jun 23, 2014

    Growing divide in US investor favour

    When considering passive investing investors choose either traditional tracker funds or some form of exchange-traded product (ETP).

  8. From Special Report: Passive Investing - June 2014| Jun 23, 2014

    Focusing on the things that you can control

    Conventional wisdom holds that it’s easier for active funds to outperform in some markets than others.

  9. From Special Report: Passive Investing - June 2014| Jun 23, 2014

    Interest increases for commodities

    What themes are currently playing out in inflows into exchange traded products.

  10. From Special Report: Summer Investment Monitor - June 2014| Jun 16, 2014

    Closet tracker funds

    Investment Adviser research identifies eight potential ‘closet tracker’ funds in 2014.

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