Scott Longley's Articles

Institutions get the passive bug

by , 13th August 2018

A fresh angle on the debate regarding the degree to which the huge inflows into passive strategies – and specifically ETFs – comes from a new report from Deutsche Bank […]

Disaster averted! ETFs rebound in July

6th August 2018

The ETF sector in the US enjoyed a rebound in investor enthusiasm in July when the market returned to a position of seeing fund inflows in July after a three-month […]

The Big Interview: Martijn Rozemuller at VanEck

by , 3rd August 2018

The deal that has seen VanEck buyout the shareholders behind the Netherland-facing Think ETFs is another piece of the consolidation puzzle being put together within the European space right now. […]

HANetf announces AP details as it readies for fund launch

1st August 2018

HANetf has confirmed it is readying for launch of its first funds on its Irish-domiciled fund platform after it announced it had signed up a first tranche of four Authorised […]

Product Focus: First Trust Internet ETF

31st July 2018

The First Trust Dow Jones Internet UCITS ETF (FDN), is based on the Dow Jones Internet Composite Index. The index is designed to measure the performance of the 40 largest […]

Factor or anomaly? Analysing ETF flows

by , 31st July 2018

A research paper issued by quant strategists at Deutsche Bank in the US has been gaining attention in the ETF world for what it says about fund flows at the […]

Elston helps Queens’ College go green with ETF portfolio

25th July 2018

ETF portfolio modelling provider ElstonETF believes the work done on offering Queens’ College Cambridge a managed offering to help it divest itself of its investments in extractive and carbon-intensive industries […]

ETF focus turns to Germany and continental Europe

24th July 2018

Vanguard has launched a new ETF timed to coincide with the 30th anniversary of the formation of the leading German DAX index as the focus of global ETF providers in […]

Beyond Beta – available now

23rd July 2018

Welcome to the first edition of Beyond Beta. Click here for the link for the PDF. If you don’t know what smart beta is, the basic idea is that a smart […]

Blanc bolsters Vanguard ETF capital markets team

17th July 2018

Gregoire Blanc has been appointed as senior ETF capital markets specialist at Vanguard reporting directly to Tom Bartolacci, the head of the company’s ETF capital markets team in Europe. Blanc […]