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Asset allocation trends for the Summer– June update

by , 19th June 2018

The importance of getting the asset allocation decisions right has long been engrained in the thinking of investors and financial professionals. The difficulty has been how to get outside the […]

WisdomTree

All eyes on the BoJ: from down-cycle risks to stimulus action?

22nd March 2018

Newly appointed board members are likely to push the Bank[...]

Invesco PowerShares

More high-yield, less equity

21st March 2018

In the latest 'Big Picture' quarterly update, Invesco Powershares is[...]

Invesco PowerShares

Why has the dollar been so weak?

16th March 2018

Yield spreads have moved in favour of the dollar and[...]

Lyxor

Of readiness, risk and rhetoric

15th March 2018

It would take a much deeper deterioration in overall conditions[...]

WisdomTree

Japan: Yes, this time is different

2nd March 2018

Four fundamental forces have changed from negative to positive. [wpdm_package[...]

State Street Global Advisers

Italian elections – the last stand of the populist vote?

2nd March 2018

State Street looks at how Italian government bond yields have[...]

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

Liquidity is an important issue for investors. If you’re investing in an illiquid asset, you may find it difficult or expensive to sell that asset, especially if you’re trying to […]

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 […]

ETF costs

One of the biggest selling points for ETFs is that they’re mostly pretty cheap, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t consider costs when you’re picking ETFs for your portfolios. Seemingly […]

How to pick an ETF

For this article, we’re assuming you already know what your financial goals are and how much risk you want to take. If you haven’t thought about your goals yet, this […]

Tracking difference and tracking error

Tracking difference is a very helpful metric which can help you figure out whether your ETF is doing its job or not. Most ETFs track an index such as the […]