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Did Mirae overpay for Global X?

19th February 2018

The Korean press has reported that Global X was acquired by Mirae Asset for $488 million, leaving many wondering if Mirae overpaid. But is $488 million a fair price? We […]

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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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The Big Call – Marijuana, Gaming and Stockpicking Computers

8th February 2018

Listen to some of Ed Bowsher’s most interesting conversations at the Inside ETFs 2018 conference in 2018. Topics include: using artificial intelligence to pick stocks, thematic ETFs including marijuana and electronic gaming, active etfs, and the current state of US markets. Ed’s guests are: David[...]

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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[...]

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Low volatility stocks and the return of market stress

16th February 2018

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

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Dissecting the stock market sell-off

9th February 2018

Minimum volatility outperformed while value and momentum suffered in this[...]

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The potential benefits of real assets in a portfolio

8th February 2018

Investing in real assets can reduce volatility and provide protection[...]

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: Investing in Technology stocks through ETFs

AI, let’s go – ETFs go robotic

On the global freelancing website Upwork a job was advertised recently that gives us a hint as to the direction that ETFs are heading when it comes to the adoption […]

Should you avoid technology shares?

It’s been a fantastic year for technology investors. So for example, shares in the Chinese internet giant Alibaba have more than doubled with a 112% jump so far in 2017. […]

The Big Call: Robotics, technology and ETFs

Technology and Robotics shares have been on a tear this year, but is it too late to get involved? We also discuss how Intuitive Surgical develops robots for the operating […]

Tech focus: How to invest in technology via ETFs

When investors start talking about technology, it’s almost inevitable that the conversation will turn to the dot-com crash in 2000. Many investors were badly hurt back then, so it’s understandable […]

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7-Day Fund Flows

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:

0.472% ▲

Commodities:

1.001% ▲

Currency:

4.385% ▲

Equity:

-6.405% ▼

Fixed Income:

-1.666% ▼

N.B. Data as of 21/02/18 | All Funds shown from Ultumus database excluding those domiciled in the United States

Monthly Data Snapshot – October’s top ETFs, issuers and indexes

by , 6th November 2017

October ETF data roundup Inflows: money flows into ETFs all across Europe ETFs record-breaking inflow streak shows no sign of abating, with October seeing huge inflows in Europe and the […]