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Passive Beat

Rise of ETFs: 'active managers must evolve or die'

The lower cost of passive products has led investors to question whether long-only active managers can actually claim to provide value for money.

HSBC GAM poaches Legal & General bond passive head

HSBC Global Asset Management has hired Legal & General Investment Management’s head of passive fixed income to run its passive fixed income investment team.

Fixed income ETFs are spreading risk through financial markets

The concept of diversification is probably among the first things wealth managers introduce to new clients

JP Morgan unveils three bond ETFs

JP Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM) is set to launch three new bond exchange traded funds (ETFs) for its European clients.

Allianz GI launches passive/active US fund into UK

The Allianz Structured Alpha US Equity 250 fund invests in the S&P 500 but also buys and sells put and call options.

JPM hires three senior ETF staff as it expands Euro reach

JP Morgan has hired three senior operational staff to support its ETF division as it expands its European distribution.

BlackRock assets climb above $6tn on record inflows

BlackRock has maintained it crown as the world’s largest asset manager in 2017, bringing in a record breaking $367 billion net inflows.

Ex-WisdomTree bosses hire duo for new ETF platform

Hector McNeil and Nik Bienkowski have made two senior hires and say market reaction to launch has been 'beyond expectations'.

UBS launches gender equality ETF

UBS has partnered with Equileap to launch a gender equality exchange traded fund (ETF).

Are platforms the biggest barrier to wealth manager ETF take-up?

Citywire hosted a roundtable discussion to find out how and if wealth managers are using ETFs in their clients' portfolios and the challenges they face trading through different platforms.