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Jane Street ETF survey reveals global ETF trading patterns

Mon, 09/10/2017 - 09:25

Jane Street Capital has commissioned a survey of 210 global institutional investors covers how institutions are trading ETFs, who they're trading with, and how they evaluate ETF liquidity. »

Morgan Stanley predicts growth for factor-based assets

Mon, 09/10/2017 - 09:14

A new report from Morgan Stanley, entitled ‘Quant Investing –Bridging the Divide’ finds that factor and quant-based assets under management conservatively comprise about USD1.5 trillion and have grown at a CAGR of around 15 per cent over the past six years. »

BlackRock defends index investing

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 13:33

BlackRock has published a new Viewpoint report entitled ‘Index Investing Supports Vibrant Capital Markets’, addressing various market impact concerns relating to ETF/index investing. »

WisdomTree Japan’s Koll names inbound tourism as biggest success

Thu, 21/09/2017 - 13:49

Jesper Koll, head of Japan at WisdomTree, has written a note on Japan's tourism boom, which he believes will bring growing political support for Yen depreciation. »

Investors have almost doubled ETF allocations in five years, says study

Fri, 08/09/2017 - 14:33

Individual investors continue to demonstrate their affinity for exchange traded funds (ETFs), and ETF adoption appears to be headed for exponential growth in the years to come, according to a survey Charles Schwab & Co. »

ETF: BILD Project to explore future of ETF business

Wed, 06/09/2017 - 10:53

Four exchange traded fund and financial services veterans have launched the ETF: BILD Project (Business Insights & Leadership Discussion Project) and released the project's first position paper, Launching a Successful ETF, The Importance of Post Launch Activities. »

Many investors seek stocks over ETFs to gain sector exposure

Fri, 25/08/2017 - 08:49

More than three out of five investors (62 per cent) prefer buying shares of one or a handful of companies to gain exposure to a sector, as opposed to purchasing a sector-specific fund. »

Manufacturing surveys: What do they tell us about the health of the global economy?

Mon, 07/08/2017 - 09:14

Graham Bishop, Investment Director at Heartwood Investment Management, on what Markit’s PMI surveys tell us about global growth trends… »

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Research unbundling costs for MiFID II - Have your say with our reader survey…

Mon, 31/07/2017 - 07:45

Regardless of which side of the financial street you are on – buyside or sellside – trying to gain clarity on the costs of research unbundling under MiFID II is one of the biggest priorities and a key component of the planning roadmap.  »

Chris Mellor, Source

92 per cent of hedge fund professionals anticipate significant rise in use of ETFs

Mon, 24/07/2017 - 21:32

More than nine out of 10 (92 per cent) senior professionals working in the hedge fund industry expect to see the volume of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) used by hedge funds to increase by the end of 2017. »

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