Some 36% of fund selectors our researcher met on her recent trip to the island plan to sell part of their US equity holdings, while none want to increase their allocation. Very much in line with Pan-European sentiment, the asset class to benefit most from the US equity selling will be European stocks. A little […]
Nearly all fund selectors in the country are active and sophisticated users of passives. The share of the portfolio reserved for passive strategies varies greatly, from 7% up to 70%, but is generally on the rise. None of the interviewees will decrease their allocation to index-trackers, and four in ten will increase it in the […]
Even though they are slightly worried QE will only have a temporary effect, the majority of Finlands fund buyers are poised to take advantage of the European Central Banks monetary stimulus.
Global ETF assets will double until 2020, according to a study by PwC. But where growth is expected to come from varies greatly between the US and Europe.
Fund selectors who our researcher met in Brussels in late November are planning to once again step up their allocation to European equities.
Inflows into gold exchange-traded products have hit their highest levels since February 2013, according to ETF Securities.
The market volatility of recent months has led to a radical shift in fortunes for the participants in EIE’s Fantasy Fund Picker Competition.
European ETF assets have more than doubled over the last five years, according to a study by Morningstar.
European-listed ETFs and ETP assets reached a record high at the end of August of $477.4bn, according to ETFGI.
In part two of this interview series, head of manager research for SEB Wealth Management Mattias Hagen explains why one should be very careful to invest in alternative Ucits and smart beta funds.