Legal & General plotting retail smart beta push

Rising demand for equities offerings driving product strategy

Legg Mason, F&C plotting passive fund forays

Acquisitions nudging active stalwarts into smart beta, ETF launches

Vanguard adds four ETFs on LSE

Rollouts track FTSE benchmarks for UK, North America, Europe

Record retail passive fund sales in UK

Investors pour £532m into trackers in July

First Trust to launch European ETF tracking alternative index

Fund manager touts strong flows for ‘Alphadex’ strategy in US

Amundi bidding to break into UK market

French giant pitching to wealth managers, fund pickers

iShares boasts UK’s cheapest physical ETF

S&P 500 tracker’s fee falls 8 basis points

Multi-asset ETFs poised for UK market

ETF Securities talking with multiple fund partners on launches

UK platforms still riding RDR momentum

Novia sees shift from supermarkets to wraps continuing

SSgA pitching ETFs to smaller pensions

Seven funds available through wrapper

ETF tax cut hardly a silver bullet for UK market

Government action welcome, ‘but a bit late coming’

Advisers’ passive use near ‘ceiling’: Schroders

Survey data show asset shift to beta products leveling off

New Europe head at iShares

Citi executive takes over BlackRock ETF business

Cofunds abandons ETF pilot

Platform cites low demand in quitting Barclays Stockbrokers venture

UBS adds ETFs to five UK platforms

Talks on further listings ongoing

Bestinvest shunts investors from iShares to Vanguard

Fee comparison prompts new recommendation on S&P 500 ETFs

Lyxor waving the banner for synthetic ETFs

‘They are every bit as good’ as physical funds, reputations aside

Passive funds at record levels in UK

Heavy July inflows push asset total above £71bn

Vanguard building out UK ETF range

Line-up to parallel more than two dozen tracker funds

7IM plots ‘smart beta’ overhaul for trackers

Performance edge cited in switch to quasi-active products