Scott Longley's Articles

Lyxor makes Lake UK CEO

13th November 2018

Lyxor has moved to promote David Lake to the position of UK chief executive replacing current CEO Matthieu Mouly who returns to the role of head of ETF sales for […]

Morningstar’s Lamont answer questions on thematics

by , 9th November 2018

Last week we featured on the report from Morningstar that showed that interest in thematic ETFs had skyrocketed in the past three years, with technology-themed funds being of particular interest. […]

Look to covered calls to weather storm, says BMO

by , 6th November 2018

So, let’s say you are an expert investor who has worries over the recent spate of stock market volatility and you are well aware of the potential for said up […]

Big Interview: Jane Street’s Slawomir Rzeszotko and Curtis Tai

by , 6th November 2018

There is possibly no bigger signal for the growing importance of ETFs than the growth in institutional interest in the sector. As a recent survey undertaken by and commissioned […]

Like a rocket – Morningstar on the rise of thematic ETFs

2nd November 2018

A new research paper from analysts at Morningstar has found that the growth in thematic ETFs has skyrocketed in the past three years as investors have caught on to the […]

SPDR Bond Compass report offers fixed income insight

by , 30th October 2018

The inaugural SPDR Bond Compass from State Street Global Investors shows that despite recent market volatility, investors remain cautiously optimistic about medium-term growth. The Bond Compass is a new initiative […]

Product Panel – BlackRock iShares’s new ESG range

by , 26th October 2018

BlackRock is clearly keen to be seen to be making the ESG running after it announced at the start of the week it was adding six ESG-led funds to its […]

Elston launches multi-asset risk index

25th October 2018

Investment research boutique Elston has teamed up with risk management firm Millman to launch a multi-asset Dynamic Risk Parity Index which tracks 14 ETFs across the major asset classes. The […]

Flow Traders results indicate moribund ETF summer trading

by , 23rd October 2018

A disappointing recent trading statement from global exchange traded products (ETP) liquidity provider Flow Traders suggests the market has seen a downturn in trade over the summer even as US […]

You’re gonna need a bigger moat

by , 18th October 2018

Not to mix metaphors, but when it appears the markets are headed for choppier waters – as was predicted by David Stevenson on these pages earlier in the week – […]