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The ETF industry has massively outperformed the S&P 500. The founding wisdom of the ETF industry is that it’s better to track the index than try to beat it. The S&P 500 is a formidable opponent, so why not ride the wave rather than try beat it to shore? Yet this wisdom doesn’t apply to the ETF industry itself. Driven by the surging popularity of ETFs, the ETF industry has hit the index out of the park the past 5[...]

Boone Pickens ETF; Russian ruse comes to London

23rd February 2018

Today’s new ETF listings from around the world USA Tracking the price of oil with equity ETF Series Solutions, a US Bancorp-backed trust, and TriLine Index Solutions, a financial adviser […]

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Arguments rage over volatility

by , 19th February 2018

As the dust settled on the market pullback a fortnight back, it became clear that one particular area of the market was[...]

A marketers view of Inside ETFs 2018

by , 14th February 2018

Inside ETFs 2018, held in Hallandale Beach, Florida, is the biggest event of the year for most ETF Issuers and service providers[...]
Alexandra Levis, Arrocomm Communications

The next battle ground for passives – holding companies to account

by , 5th February 2018

The current row over a gobsmacking £100m-plus bonus for the chief executive of house builder Persimmon is just one very clear example[...]
John Stepek

Myth-buster: Will ETFs cause the next crash?

by , 1st February 2018

On the basis that what goes up must come down, predictions for what might cause the next stock market crash have multiplied[...]

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Largest Increase in AUM:

1.

Vanguard Funds Public Limited Company - Vanguard S&P 500 UCITS ETF

£69.98m ▲

2.

iShares Core S&P 500 UCITS ETF USD (Acc)

£68.61m ▲

3.

Lyxor S&P 500 UCITS ETF

£64.87m ▲

4.

iShares Core MSCI EM IMI UCITS ETF USD (Acc)

£38.66m ▲

5.

iShares Core MSCI World UCITS ETF USD (Acc)

£32.3m ▲

Largest Decrease in AUM:

1.

iShares Core € Corp Bond UCITS ETF

£-22.7m ▼

2.

AMUNDI ETF EUROPE EQUITY MULTI SMART ALLOCATION SCIENTIFIC BETA UCITS ETF

£-20.1m ▼

3.

AMUNDI ETF JAPAN TOPIX UCITS ETF

£-19.55m ▼

4.

Source STOXX Europe 600 Optimised Banks UCITS ETF

£-15.59m ▼

5.

iShares € High Yield Corp Bond UCITS ETF

£-15.38m ▼

AUM Change by Asset Type:

Alternative:

-0.062% ▼

Commodities:

-0.669% ▼

Currency:

-0.167% ▼

Equity:

-0.023% ▼

Fixed Income:

0.082% ▲

N.B. Data as of 26/02/18 | All Funds shown from Ultumus database excluding those domiciled in the United States

Junk bond ETFs are being short sold en masse

by , 19th February 2018

Junk bond ETFs have the largest percent of AUM short sold, new data reveals.  Junk bond ETFs are by far the most short sold of any kind of ETF with […]
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Six ETFs to cushion against Brexit

25th February 2018

If you’re worried that Brexit may damage your stock market portfolio, here are five ETFs you should consider investing in. Before we go any further, the premise of this article […]

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The Big Call: How ETFs Can Help in Volatile Markets

21st February 2018

Ed Bowsher chats to Oliver Smith of IG Smart Portfolios, and Sean Corrigan of Cantillon Consulting about recent volatility in markets and how you should use ETFs in these circumstances.

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Good US macro news is now bad news for markets

23rd February 2018

The market wobble at the beginning of the month shows[...]

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Nickel electrification may boost demand

21st February 2018

Nickel demand continues to outstrip supply. Mine supply has been unable[...]

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Is active management getting harder?

20th February 2018

Successful active management is obviously difficult, and there are two reasons[...]

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How global is the S&P 500?

16th February 2018

The S&P 500 isn't just reliant on the health and[...]

Stoxx

Low volatility stocks and the return of market stress

16th February 2018

Stoxx looks at the performance of a minimum variance portfolio[...]

Are equally weighted ETFs the only smart beta funds that work?

Smart beta ETFs have gone from flavour of the month to flavour of the year. What was once an obscure buzzword known only to finance wonks has reached retail investors […]

Investing in government bond ETFs

Government bonds form the backbone of many investment portfolios. They’re especially popular with pension funds who like their safety and predictability. Government bonds issued by the US and UK are […]

Tracking error explained

In truth, we are starting this article from a false premise. To call what we are investigating ‘tracking error’ is a piece of jargon that deserves further precision in its […]

Investing in China

Investing in China is tempting. The economy has grown at a stunning rate since the 80s and plenty of pundits thinks China can maintain strong growth in the medium term. […]

Fortnightly Focus: ETFs for a more volatile market? How to invest in passive funds if equity markets are in turmoil

The Big Call: How ETFs Can Help in Volatile Markets

Ed Bowsher chats to Oliver Smith of IG Smart Portfolios, and Sean Corrigan of Cantillon Consulting about recent volatility in markets and how you should use ETFs in these circumstances.

Arguments rage over volatility

As the dust settled on the market pullback a fortnight back, it became clear that one particular area of the market was being tagged as the prime cause behind the […]