‘Without profound changes in agriculture and food production, the world will not be able to stop climate change’
Despite it suffering ‘steepest one-day drop since historic price crash of April 2013’
Global asset manager VanEck is to acquire Netherlands-based Think ETF Asset Management, more than trebling the number of Ucits ETFs the New York firm has available in Europe from six to 20.
The rise of the passives looks unstoppable. Since 2008, assets in exchange-traded funds have increased from $772bn (€685bn) to almost $4trn, according to BlackRock. But this doesn’t mean active managers are cornered.