BMO GAM special report highlights top 10 trends in Canadian ETF market

Tue, 25/06/2019 - 13:44

A new BMO Global Asset Management (BMO GAM) special report has highlighted the top 10 trends in the Canadian ETF industry over the past decade, as well as what will shape it moving forward. »

Ursula Marchioni, BlackRock

BlackRock iShares analyses asset allocation and trends

Wed, 19/06/2019 - 11:15

Ursula Marchioni, (pictured), Chief Strategist EMEA, iShares BlackRock and her BlackRock Portfolio and Analysis (BPAS) team have published a portfolio analysis of asset allocation and trends in EMEA portfolios, based on over 600 client portfolios, which indicates an increasing role for alternatives, but also highlights the issue of ‘forgotten risk’. »

Pat Lardner, Irish Funds

Assets in Irish domiciled funds reach all-time high of EUR2.64 trillion

Thu, 23/05/2019 - 16:05

Irish Funds, the representative body for the global cross-border investment funds industry in Ireland, has reported an increase in assets in Irish domiciled funds of 9 per cent over the last quarter, to an all-time high of EUR2.64 trillion according to the latest data from the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI). »

Gold demand lifted by central banks and ETFs in Q1

Thu, 02/05/2019 - 17:15

Gold-backed ETFs saw a strong start to the year, with 40.3t of global inflows during Q1. In value terms, those inflows were equivalent to USD1.9 billion, according to a new report from the World Gold Council. »

US active managers evaluate launching non-transparent ETF products

Mon, 29/04/2019 - 10:22

Several firms are vying to offer non-transparent ETF structures with key differences in the mechanics used to obfuscate holdings, according to a new report from Cerulli, which reveals that active managers are highly interested in offering their strategies via non-transparent structures as they present a unique distribution opportunity with little downside.  »

Survey

Vanguard’s European ETF survey reveals investors use ETFs for core buy and hold investing

Wed, 17/04/2019 - 09:57

Asset manager and ETF provider Vanguard has revealed the results of its survey of 400 professional ETF buyers across Europe, via the independent research group Presicent, on its uses and views of ETFs. »

European ETF inflows and AUM up in March

Tue, 16/04/2019 - 14:36

European ETFs saw net inflows of EUR5.2 billion in March while assets under management in the continent’s ETF industry increased to EUR725.2 billion from EUR707.3 billion in February. »

Chinese investors to increase ETF allocations in 2019

Mon, 15/04/2019 - 13:56

Almost two-thirds (63 per cent) of Greater China ETF investors are planning to increase their ETF investment allocations in the next year, according to Brown Brothers Harriman & Co’s (BBH) second annual survey of Chinese ETF investors. »

Global ETF and ETP assets reach record USD5.4 trillion at the end of March 2019

Thu, 11/04/2019 - 08:27

ETFs and ETPs listed globally gathered net inflows of USD37.48 billion in March, bringing year-to-date net inflows to USD99.14 billion. Assets invested in the Global ETF/ETP industry finished the month up 1.42 per cent, from USD5.32 trillion at the end of February, to a record USD5.40 trillion, according to ETFGI's March 2019 Global ETF and ETP industry landscape insights report. »

Aussie ETF industry continues to prosper as it becomes more mainstream, says BetaShares

Wed, 13/03/2019 - 10:15

The Australian ETF industry has continued its strong growth trajectory, with a record number of self-directed investors, SMSFs and financial planners now using ETFs in Australia, according to the BetaShares/Investment Trends Annual ETF Report for 2018. »

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