Franklin Templeton launches actively-managed fixed income ETFs
Actively-managed ETFs will allow managers to seek investment opportunities beyond benchmark index in period of rising rates and increased volatility.
Investors pile into Vanguard ETF despite launch of cheaper rival
European investors have piled into a Vanguard ETF tracking the S&P 500, despite the launch of a cheaper rival tracking US large-cap companies.
Smart beta not really for the mainstream, says UBP
Smart-beta strategies are unlikely to overtake traditional fund products and become a mainstream investment tool, argues Nicolas Faller, co-CEO of asset management at Union Bancaire Privée.
Iberian fund selectors’ view on US equities improves
Portuguese and Spanish fund selectors like European equities and emerging market debt, have improved their outlook on US stocks but are neutral towards Japanese equities, according to Last Word Research.