ETF model puts active managers to test

NextShares offers a way to trade an active fund on an exchange

S&P claims record as rate concerns fade

Dollar weaker while Treasuries gain

Italy’s MoneyFarm in UK direct-to-consumer push

Platform pairs prepackaged ETF portfolios with automated advice

WisdomTree expands in Europe

Growing investor demand for currency-hedged ETFs

BlackRock, SSgA push beyond ETFs for asset allocation

Mutual funds targeted to growing model portfolios market

Vanguard is UK market’s elephant in the room: SCM

D2C platform from the passive fund giant could ‘really shake things up’

Winners and losers in bond fund fallout

Investors focus on listed asset managers with large fixed income franchises

FTSE chief’s smart-beta warning

Multifactor trend could be devastating for active managers

Active managers really can pick stocks

‘Alpha’ does not have to be swamped by fees, says new paper

Esma chair calls for online fund cost hub

Easy comparison tools ‘in industry’s interest’