Smart beta offers a third option in the debate between active and passive funds, says First Trust’s Gregg Guerin
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Gap between active and passive is blurring: study
Demand is growing for smart beta and actively-managed ETFs, according to survey of 300 firms by BBH
Demand for factor investing ‘on the rise’
Barriers to entry have fallen and investors are increasingly looking at fixed income factor strategies, says Invesco
Renewed interest in EM govt bond ETFs
After two quarters of outflows, emerging market government bonds had inflows of €800m during Q3, according to Amundi
Franklin Templeton launches multi-factor ETF
The smart beta Ucits will track the LibertyQ Europe Equity Index
Quants – the science behind the numbers
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 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.
DFMs using sector ETFs doubles
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.
Robot revolution poised to shake-up fund industry
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.
Deutsche Bank’s DWS launches new ETFs
German asset manager launches new index-tracking funds as passives price war intensifies.