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Schwab Retirement Plan Services launches 401(k) programme based on ETFs

Tue, 25/02/2014 - 06:10

Schwab Retirement Plan Services has become the first major firm to launch a full-service 401(k) programme based on low-cost exchange-traded funds. »

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Three WisdomTree ETFs approved for sale to Chilean pension funds

Tue, 05/11/2013 - 10:02

The Comisión Clasificadora de Riesgo (CCR), the Chilean pension funds investment regulator, has approved three additional WisdomTree ETFs for sale to Chilean pension funds. »

Retirement

BrightScope reveals top 20 ETFs held in America's 401k plans

Wed, 25/09/2013 - 10:02

BrightScope, a provider of independent financial information and investment research, has published the top 20 exchange-traded funds (ETFs) distribution list for the 401k and defined contribution industry. »

ETFs

Nearly half of European pension funds to increase allocation to ETFs over next five years

Wed, 30/01/2013 - 14:01

Some 47 per cent of pension professionals across Europe intend to increase their exposure to exchange-traded funds over the next five years, according to a survey carried out by State Street Global Advisors (SSgA). »

Competition

ETFs neck and neck with pension index-tracking funds on cost

Tue, 04/12/2012 - 06:23

Exchange-traded funds are now a compelling proposition for long-term investors in the UK such as pension fund trustees, being just as cost effective as traditional index-tracking funds while offering better liquidity and a higher degree of transparency. »

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Andrew Milligan, Standard Life Investments

2015 a pivotal year for global markets

Mon, 22/12/2014 - 09:57

Standard Life Investments, the global investment manager, believes that 2015 has all the hallmarks of a pivotal year for global financial markets. Andrew Milligan, Head of Global Strategy, Standard Life Investments, comments… ... »

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Voting for the 6th edition of the etfexpress Global Awards has now closed. The awards will be presented at a lunch ceremony in London, and the winners will be announced in due course. ... »

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Guide to relocation 2014

Guide to Relocation 2014

Mon, 24/11/2014 - 10:53

The GFM Guide to Relocation 2014 draws together in one volume the key points covering the relocation of investment funds and managers to the following major jurisdictions – The Bahamas, BVI, Guernsey, Malta and Ticino... »

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Neil Williams, Hermes

Hermes Chief Economist Neil Williams comments on the latest UK inflation statistics… ... »

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