Smart beta offers a third option in the debate between active and passive funds, says First Trust’s Gregg Guerin
Demand is growing for smart beta and actively-managed ETFs, according to survey of 300 firms by BBH
Barriers to entry have fallen and investors are increasingly looking at fixed income factor strategies, says Invesco
After two quarters of outflows, emerging market government bonds had inflows of €800m during Q3, according to Amundi
The smart beta Ucits will track the LibertyQ Europe Equity Index
Quant investment strategies have suffered a slump in flows this year but advances in data science suggest they will play a vital role in years to come.
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.
Wealth managers are increasing their use of sector ETFs as they seek a wider dispersion of returns and a more granular approach to asset allocation, according to research from SPDR ETF.
Asset managers may soon be able to use cutting-edge deep learning technology to gain a defensible competitive advantage, according to AI expert Nick Bostrom.
German asset manager launches new index-tracking funds as passives price war intensifies.