Rebecca Hampson's Articles

Are infrastructure funds all that they seem?

by , 28th November 2017

Infrastructure is something that is integral to our day-to-day living. It includes roads, railways, airports, water distribution, gas, oil, communication, schools and hospitals. JP Morgan Asset Management defines it as […]
Rebecca Hampson

Examining the liquidity issues for bond ETFs

by , 3rd November 2017

It is no secret that liquidity in the bond markets has been steadily declining in the past few years. Banks are retreating from making markets due to regulatory constraints, while […]
Rebecca Hampson

Alliance Trust axes ETFs from model portfolios

13th October 2017

Exchange-traded funds will not be allowed in model portfolios on the Alliance Trust Savings (ATS) platform, limiting the products investors and discretionary fund managers (DFMs) can use in them. According […]

Is there a case for ETFs instead of index trackers?

by , 28th September 2017

I’m forever wrestling with the argument of index funds over ETFs. It’s something I hear regularly from all parts of the market. We are constantly told how brilliant ETFs are […]
Rebecca Hampson