Sony set to fail Japan index test

Company’s losses mean likely ejection in August reshuffle

Global stocks end month on negative note

Wall Street ‘fear gauge’ at three-month high

American Funds finally gives in to ETFs

Biggest industry holdout files for actively managed rollouts

Online breakthrough for SSgA’s Germany ETF sales

New platforms driving stronger retail flows

Sector fund sales booming

Popularity of targeted exposures rewarding US behemoths

Investors splash the cash and turn passive

Money heads into equity funds, bonds and new multi-assets

BlackRock builds growth strategy on ‘blockbuster’ funds

Biggest products driving sales

Investors dump high-yield bond funds

Withdrawals reach $4.8bn this week – the largest in over a year

Bubbles are forming in the credit market

Auto loans heat up, with emerging market corporate debt also expanding fast

Calamos active equity ETF lifts the veil on portfolio

Mutual fund clone dismisses industry fears over investment transparency