BlackRock planning to bring robo-advice to Europe

No timeline for rollout following deal for US provider FutureAdvisor

Deutsche shutting 18 Lux ETFs

Closures seen as purging complex, synthetic offerings

Vanguard ETF sales slow in Europe

Rivals including BlackRock and Deutsche are gaining ground

BlackRock standing by ETF collateral practices

Wealth managers pressing for securities lending protections

Europe’s ETF market swings to physical

Dramatic drop in synthetic products following regulatory crackdown

BlackRock pressured to reinstate stock lending cap

Decision to remove loan limit angers wealth managers

ETF Securities eyes partners for active push

‘Prestigious’ firms lining up

Deutsche drops SSgA from €9bn ETF range

In-house manager to take over; second switch in as many months

Equity assets keep flowing to to passive funds

Net redemptions this year for active products

Investors backing active funds post-UK pension overhaul

Study finds just a sliver of new drawdown accounts flowing to ETFs

Vanguard, Lyxor gaining on iShares in Europe

League table reveals shift in ETF market

Julius Baer adds ETF range to fund pool

‘Top-quality providers’ supplying new offerings

Europe’s smart beta ETF flows slow

Sales especially weak in May and June amid market volatility

iShares dipping its toes into robo-advice in Italy

New online bank offering built on suite of ETF model portfolios

BlackRock suffers $24bn in Emea outflows

Greece, eurozone turmoil blamed for quarterly redemptions

Researchers putting new emphasis on passives

Fund Calibre, Square Mile catering to sustained demand for index products

Lyxor exec casts doubt on active ETFs

Transparency questions hang over rollouts

Aviva dismisses smart beta as ‘emperor’s new clothes’

Sales success chalked up to ‘sexy marketing’

JPMorgan appears closer to launching ETFs in Europe

Licensing proprietary indices to Lyxor ‘just another step’ toward rollout

Passive funds as disruptive as Uber: US’s Principal

Active firms urged to confront grave competitive threat