IN MY OPINION

Three cheers for the innovators of Switzerland & three lashes for the UK’s Financial Services gatekeepers

Three cheers for the innovators of Switzerland & three lashes for the UK’s Financial Services gatekeepers

By Allan Lane, Algo-Chain – If you are a Discretionary Fund Manager running Model Portfolios on financial adviser platforms, you will often find that ETFs available on one platform are not available on another, which invariably forces the manager to oversee multiple incarnations of what is meant to be the same portfolio.

FACTOR INVESTING

Invesco study finds factors rule for wholesale and institutional investors

Invesco study finds factors rule for wholesale and institutional investors

The fifth Invesco Global Factor Investing Study has found that the use of ETFs to invest in factor strategies has grown significantly. For wholesale investors, the study found that ETFs now account for 50 per cent of factor allocations, standing at 35 per cent for private banks and rising to 74 per cent for wealth managers.