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Funds’ holdings and ‘design flaws’ vulnerable to market downturn prompt concern
Sub-zero yields defy economic logic; investors in Argentina suffer nerves after change of president; UK hangs back on green gilts. Plus: amid bulk short selling, hidden dangers may lurk in the design of junk bond ETFs
Studies suggest that smart beta fixed income ETFs are piquing interest as tactical trading tools
Last updated May 30.
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Investors moving into gold as a protection against weakness in markets
Regulators give nod to new tool that mimics active fund management
BP and GSK among 14 stocks that EU investors may have to trade within bloc
Re-ordering the fund manager and financial adviser relationship has done some good
Advocates say they add liquidity while sceptics point to potential for compounding volatility
ETFs that focus on investing ‘factors’, or characteristics of asset classes, pose a threat
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Vehicle’s lower fees and greater insight are proving popular in the bond universe
Industry on track to shut largest number of funds as ‘see what stick’ approach fades
Big inflows mask flightiness of those pumping money into such funds
The easy access exchange traded funds offer investors comes with a sting in the tail
One asset manager has been a big winner since the Republican’s victory lifted the dollar
They have had astonishing growth but ETFs also suggest more frequent trading does not pay
Most actively managed funds are not beating the index
Odd conduct of funds focused on gold mining highlight case for regulatory review
Central bank buying has helped the stock market but angered pension funds
American counterpart far exceeds region in terms of assets held in funds and products
US stockpickers remain far too heavily weighted in cyclicals and inflationary stocks
Warren Buffett is among those sceptical that active management can fight back