Latest News - Robert St George
Is gender an alpha generator?
The war of the genders has spilled over into passive investing
Like drugs? Try this new ETF for beaten-up biotech
Biotech share prices are down in the dumps; a new ETF may provide a timely entry point
Managed futures ETFs: reigning CTAs or dogs?
Commodity trading adviser funds have performed poorly of late. Can a new ETF do any better?
The Catalan factor in European bonds
Separatist uproar has rocked the Spanish bond market, affecting all investors in European fixed income
Japanese election time; time to vote passive?
Shinzo Abe wants to be voted back in; history says this is a buy signal for Japanese shares
Do you need a passive approach for gilts?
Moody's downgrade of UK debt might be a cure to change your investment method. Here are your passive choices
Dissecting the European equity ETF bonanza
We run the rule over a market which has seen inflows of over £26 billion in the past year.
Does active beat passive in global bonds? We crunch the numbers
Fixed-income indexes are heavy on the most indebted entities. So should you go active for your global exposure?
Active vs passive for UK equities: we crunch the numbers
Shares in some big UK companies like Provident Financial (above) have plummeted of late. With passives having to own these come what may, is now the time for active management?
U Can't Touch This: why annual rebalancing of passives pays off
Academics in the Netherlands break it down - savings made on transaction costs outweigh returns on offer from more frequent portfolio rebalancing.
Should wealth firms consider TV advertising?
In financial services, the television has normally been the preserve of banks, insurers and payday lenders, but both Tilney and Octopus have been carrying out high profile marketing campaigns.
Data protection dilemma: how to tackle Mifid II and GDPR clash
JHC head of regulatory change Andrew Watson analyses how firms can protect themselves from GDPR.
Polar Capital's Rochussen: 'You have to be ruthless'
'You have to be ruthless,’ admits Polar Capital CEO Gavin Rochussen on the challenges of running an asset management business.