Comment: Futures trading costs are rising

ETFs becoming lower-cost alternatives, says BlackRock’s Rachel Lord

Goldman taking alternatives route to ETF launch

First rollouts to track hedge funds, smart beta indices

Hefty capital gains denting ETFs’ low-tax reputation

Sizable payouts in store for some small cap, international strategies

Betterment: ambitions of a robo adviser

Tech-savvy investment start-up aims to take business from rivals

Deutsche’s ETF spending spree paying dividends in US

Robust flows make for ‘breakthrough year’

Irish bourse paves the way for active ETF launches

Providers sizing up rollouts following new transparency requirements

Baillie Gifford: Passive funds could ‘damage the economy’

Andrew Telfer rails against UK pension proposals

Muted demand expected for first Shanghai-HK ETFs

Stock Connect rollouts likely to face skepticism from mainland investors

BlackRock surrenders top spot to JPMorgan

Third quarter proved a challenge for many managers

US energy junk debt sell-off spreads

Average yields on junk debt pushed to nearly 7 per cent