Regulation, investor demand and technology advances are just a few reasons why ETFs are poised to remain a positive and disruptive force across Europe, according to State Street’s latest report.
Titled European Outlook for ETFs, the report highlights Europe’s ETF industry has an annual growth rate of...
A classic long-short, multi-factor portfolio has lost close to 20% since 2018
The drawdown is within expectations, but the recovery period is abnormally long
However, it’s difficult to argue for structural changes that make factor investing unattractive
SEEKING DIVERSIFICATION THROUGH MULTI-FACTOR PRODUCTS
Investors have flooded into multi-factor...
ETF Insight: High yield points the way to fixed income ETF innovation
With the yield curve and further central bank easing all over the news, the attractiveness of high-yield bonds and the degree to which they prove a point with regard to the use and involvement of ETFs in the fixed-income space is deserving of some scrutiny.
A tumbling pound might initially seem like a bad thing, fatalist headlines are suggesting we’re headed for recession, while the ‘no-deal’ Brexit headings are giving rise to panic.
But what if there are some positives to take from a falling pound? Spurred on by the arduous and...
Half of active UK equity funds close in last decade
Out of the 467 active equity funds available in the UK at the end of 2018, 232 have closed in the subsequent decade.
According to recent analysis from ETF giant Vanguard, majority of the 232 funds that closed were preceded by a period of underperformance.
The recent Woodford...