Joining the panel on trends and thematic investing in ETFs at this year’s etfLIVE event is Oliver Smith, investment director at multi-family office Sandaire.
GraniteShares seems blessed with an ability to live in interesting times. The firm launched its range of short and leveraged single stock daily ETPs on the London Stock Exchange last December, just as the UK was in the throes of Brexit news and facing a General Election.
Read all about the winners in the ETF Express 2020 European awards, a year that marks the 10th anniversary of our awards, the 30th birthday of ETFs overall, and the 20th birthday of European ETFs.
ETFs are made for these turbulent markets, according to industry giant BlackRock, with volatility testing the resilience of client portfolios, and propelling European ETF trading volume to record levels in the week of 24 February.
UBS Asset Management's (UBS AM) range of sustainable ETFs has gone over EUR10 billion mark in terms of assets under management. The firm says that the number represents a nearly tenfold increase from three years ago, when the products collectively reached EUR1 billion.
The US awaits the first launch of a semi or non-transparent ETF and one of the firms working on getting its product off the drawing board is investment giant and active fund manager Natixis Investment Managers, with USD1 trillion in assets.
In a research note earlier this week, Nitesh Shah, Director, Research, WisdomTree commented on the coronavirus, quoting both Nassim Taleb, author of the influential book Black Swans, and the United Nations.