Coombs: 'blunt tool' passive beta no use for risks ahead
David Coombs has come out firmly against passive investment calling it a ‘blunt tool’ and ‘riskier than active.’
Active or passive: who will own the next Amazon?
In May 1997 earth's biggest book seller floated. Two decades on discover why the path to owning the next disrupter looks a whole lot different.
Is Invesco's ETF buy a watershed moment?
After Invesco acquired ETF provider Source, is passive investing the biggest growth area for asset managers?
Vanguard goes after Hargreaves with discount fund platform
Vanguard has launched an online service for individual investors in the UK.
BlackRock launches two bond ETFs amid record flows
BlackRock has launched two fixed income exchange traded funds (ETFs) as investors pour into global bond ETFs.
Passive Beat: 4x leveraged ETF set to spark passive reg rethink
A forthcoming academic paper is set to address the inadequacies of the current regulatory regimes governing passive products.
Why our high volume economic model is in jeopardy
Leo Johnson, partner for sustainability at PwC, sees automatisation as having drastic consequences that could put some of the world’s biggest companies in jeopardy.
Fixed income ETFs see record inflows
So far the US investment grade credit sector has seen $14.4bn of inflows according to BlackRock iShares, what is behind the huge move?
HSBC Private Banking partners with 25 fund and ETF firms
The partnership with 25 fund and ETF firms is designed to offer HSBC Private Bank's clients bespoke investment opportunities as their needs evolve.
Invesco acquires ETF firm Source
(Update) The US fund giant has confirmed the acquisition of ETF firm Source.
IBT's Craig on the Trump impact for biotech
Ailsa Craig of the International Biotechnology trust highlights the M&A activity seen in the biotechnology sector this year.
Changing fees: What is the best way to charge clients?
Before buying anything, it is only natural to want to know how much exactly it is going to cost, so why should this not be the case in wealth management as well?
Conservative manifesto: values are first Brexit casualty
Theresa May came not to praise Thatcher but to bury her
Why the end of Trump trade is good for markets
While the Trump trade looks to be in real trouble, but GAM multi-asset boss Julian Howard is not losing any sleep an