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BNP Paribas Asset Management has expanded its ETF product range, BNP Paribas Easy, with the launch of a socially responsible credit ETF. The BNP Paribas Easy € Corp Bond SRI Fossil Free UCITS ETF (ASRI:GR) today launched on Euronext and is set to launch on Xetra on 26 February. ASRI will not be available in the UK. ASRI replicates the Bloomberg Barclays MSCI Euro Corporate SRI Sustainable Reduced Fossil Fuel Index. The index is comprised of 400 euro-denominated investment grade[...]

Former Invesco FI Specialist joins WisdomTree’s research team

19th February 2019

ETF provider WidomTree has announced the appointment of Lidia Treiber as Director, heading the European research for the firm. Treiber’s role will include leading the Fixed Income Research in Europe […]

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The imitation game: Europe needs to follow US to crack ETF code

by , 19th February 2019

ETFs have been part of the global investment landscape for nearly three decades. Recent years have seen marked record growth in the asset[...]
Simon Barriball

Emerging Markets going strength to strength

by , 18th February 2019

Emerging markets rallied on in January following the US Federal Reserve not increasing interest rates and the likelihood of a US and[...]

Why tech-themed ETFs are so popular with smaller providers

by , 14th February 2019

Tech-themed ETFs have proved very popular with smaller ETF providers. Joining this swelling crowd is SabreTooth Advisors, who, in partnership with AdvisorShares,[...]

Telecom commands investors’ attention

by , 13th February 2019

Amid January’s flurry of outflows, one sector seemed to stand strong and receive majority of investors’ attention for the month: Telecoms. The[...]

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Leveraged loan ETF hazard warning

18th February 2019

Investors worried about what might happen should financial conditions lighten should probably give leveraged loan ETFs a wide berth, according to one high-yield bond manager. A leveraged loan is extended […]

Why I still like Japan ETFs

15th February 2019

Should you hedge your ETFs?

14th February 2019

The ESG boom continues

7th February 2019

2018 in Review

5th February 2019
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The Big Call: Picking the right ETF

1st February 2019

With more than two thousand ETFs listed on the London market alone, how do you pick the right ones for you and your circumstances? Ed Bowsher asks Oliver Smith from IG Smart Portfolios and Hoshang Daronga from Copia Capital.


Are Chinese sectors ready for sector investors?

26th November 2018

Sector investing has gained wide traction in developed markets, notably[...]


Did the FAANG stocks lead the US stock market drop?

16th October 2018

Most of the market fall last week was in the[...]


Spotlight on US equity: leave no stone unturned

14th October 2018

There's more to come from US equities in this cycle.[...]


GICS changes: risk depends on how it’s measured

14th October 2018

What does the new GICS sector in New York mean[...]

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Cigarettes, sunshine and happiness

27th July 2018

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Guide to understanding ETFs: Creation and Redemption

Creation and redemption is how ETFs are made and destroyed. Understanding creation and redemption is crucial to understanding ETFs and crucial to understanding why ETFs are a superior financial technology […]

ETF myths

In this article we look at some widely believed myths about ETFs. Read on to find out why they’re either completely untrue or at least partly untrue. ETFs only track […]

Liquidity and ETFs

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Leveraged and Inverse ETFs

If you’re very confident that a particular share or market is going to go up, it can be frustrating when you know you don’t have much money available to back […]