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Passive Beat

Weird and wonderful ETF firm eyes London office

Wealth Manager understands white-label ETF provider Exchange Traded Concepts is considering a launch in the UK.

Lyxor cranks up the ETF price war with a 0.04% TER launch

Lyxor has launched a range of exchange-traded funds (ETF), which the firm claims are the lowest cost in Europe.

Former iShares boss launches ETF private client service

Allan Lane is aiming to tap into the recent tread of wealth managers launching passive model portfolio suites, with his new fintech venture, Algo-Chain.

Ex-Barclays boss put in sole charge of State Street ETF arm

Rory Tobin has been promoted to global head of State Street Global Advisor's SPDR ETF business.

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.