By Allan Lane, Algo-Chain – Welcome to the first column of 2020 and, barely a few days after the dulcet tones of Auld Lang Syne had died down, the Tabula iTraxx Europe IG Bond UCITS ETF was listed on the London Stock Exchange.
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By Allan Lane, Algo-Chain – Such has been the political din over the last 12 months, both here in Europe and the US, one can be forgiven if you weren’t able to keep abreast of the digital chaos that cut through the financial services industry. Trust me, as the saying goes, there was chaos.
Scott McKenna of ETFLogic writes that the holiday season being officially upon us only means one thing: shopping!
While many commentators still think Passive Investing, is indeed just that, nothing could be further from the truth. To see why, consider the observation that the current churn rate of the S&P 500 is at around 5 per cent per year, which suggests that 50 per cent or more of the companies in the index will be replaced over the next 10 years.
Scott McKenna of ETFLogic writes on the recent video game ETF launch…
By Allan Lane, Algo-Chain – If Albert Einstein once compared compound interest to the eighth wonder of the world then surely the invention of the world's stock and bond markets should rank as the ninth and the tenth.
By Allan Lane, Algo-Chain – At a point in history when many market commentators have gone completely gaga about the story relating to negative bond yields, it may well surprise many readers that 2019 has been a stellar year for investing in Fixed Income ETFs.
By Allan Lane, Algo-Chain – During the past weeks we’ve seen the world's largest demonstration demanding urgent action to tackle climate change, so don't be surprised that another ETF with an ESG badge has landed on our doormat.
Could passive investing, as hedge fund manager Michael Barry of The Big Short fame has suggested, be causing a bubble in Large Cap stocks? Algo-Chain’s Allan Lane has his say…
Algo-Chain’s Allan Lane casts his eye over the latest ‘cutting edge’ ETF offering from UBS, an emerging markets bond fund with an added ESG element…