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Passive Beat

Vanguard founder and index fund innovator Jack Bogle dies

The godfather of indexing has passed away at age 89

BlackRock plans succession in promotion of iShares boss

BlackRock chief executive Larry Fink has promoted iShares boss Mark Wiedman, as part of possible succession plan and hinted at further management changes to come

IA proposes adding ETFs to its sector classifications

The Investment Association (IA) has proposed including passive funds in its sector categories for the first time.

Lyxor promotes London sales boss to head of UK

It comes as Lyxor UK’s previous CEO, Matthieu Mouly, moves to take up the role of global head of sales for Lyxor ETF

Passive Investment Retreat: Day 2 pictures

A selection of pictures from the second day of our Passive Investment Retreat held at the Four Seasons hotel in Hampshire.

Wealth firm launches ethical passive portfolio range

iFunds Asset Management has launched a low-cost risk-graded ethical portfolio range that uses passive funds.

Active ETF launches slow on 'secret sauce' fears

Firms who want to turn their killer equity strategies into an ETF are encountering a big problem: transparency.

ETFs in Europe are just getting started

With fixed income exchange-traded funds still very much in their infancy, talk of the market reaching ‘peak passive’ is way off the mark.

Vanguard chairman to step down

Bill McNabb announces departure with CEO stepping in.

iShares director joins Vanguard to launch research team

Marco Corsi will helm new London division dedicated to studying ETFs