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Latest News

Investments| Mar 27, 2015

Passive provider Source founder to leave

Group says Ted Hood will leave next week and search for new chief executive will be kick-started.

Investments| Mar 18, 2015

BlackRock launches passive real estate fund

Group says its exchange traded fund will aim to ‘accurately reflect’ the characteristics of physical real estate.

Mar 12, 2015

‘Impossible’ for advisers to compare passives: Fidelity

Research reveals a ‘woeful lack of understanding’ of what goes into fund costs.

Mar 10, 2015

iShares cuts fees on FTSE 100 ETFs to 7 basis points

The distributing version of the iShares FTSE 100 UCITS ETF, in spite of being the largest listed UK ETF, had previously had a fee of 0.4 per cent.

Mar 04, 2015

WisdomTree to bolster current UK ETF offering

Reasons for bringing ETFs to the UK market is to provide more choice for investors.

Feb 19, 2015

Asset allocation continues to drive passive growth

Vanguard has just surpassed £1bn of funds on the Nucleus platform.

Analysis & Opinion
Insight: Esoteric ETFs

Mar 23, 2015

Insight: Esoteric ETFs

Esoteric ETFs offer access to niche investments. Julia Faurschou analyses what exactly they mean and what sort of returns they see.

Recent Articles
  1. Fidelity’s Waterhouse wary on widespread active share use
    Feb 06, 2015

    Fidelity’s Waterhouse wary on widespread active share use

    Publishing figure which aims to show how actively managed a fund has gained traction but Fidelity’s Ben Waterhouse has reservations.

  2. iShares expands ETF range with two launches
    Feb 04, 2015

    iShares expands ETF range with two launches

    BlackRock exchange-traded fund (ETF) provider launches funds tracking European corporate bonds and US equities.

  3. Feb 02, 2015

    Assets held in UK tracker funds rocket by 23.5%

    Recent data reveals a huge shift by UK investors towards lower-cost options.

  4. Rothschild creates first ETF product
    Jan 28, 2015

    Rothschild creates first ETF product

    Rothschild unveils its first ETF product through its subsidiary RBIS and in conjunction with investment firm Source.

  5. Vanguard argues more needs to be done on cost
    Interview| Jan 23, 2015

    Vanguard argues more needs to be done on cost

    Cost is vital when picking passives, says Vanguard’s head of UK retail sales.

  6. Fund review: iShares US real estate ETF
    Review| Jan 23, 2015

    Fund review: iShares US real estate ETF

    Property ETF made available this month.

  7. F&C to launch European ex-UK small cap fund
    European| Jan 20, 2015

    F&C to launch European ex-UK small cap fund

    Seeding already arranged ahead of a planned second quarter launch.

  8. iShares launches range of alternative European equity ETFs
    Jan 19, 2015

    iShares launches range of alternative European equity ETFs

    Range of “factor” exchange-traded funds to invest in MSCI Europe stocks exhibiting characteristics such as value or momentum.

  9. Rathbones’ Coombs warns investors to be wary of oil ETFs
    Alternative Investments| Jan 14, 2015

    Rathbones’ Coombs warns investors to be wary of oil ETFs

    Bargain-hungry investors have been piling into oil exchange-traded funds (ETFs) but David Coombs warns they may not know exactly what they’re buying.

  10. Novia DFM beats sector benchmark in first year
    Discretionary Management| Jan 13, 2015

    Novia DFM beats sector benchmark in first year

    Use of ETFs kept costs down and provided clean exposure to required asset classes, investments head says.

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