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Cogent Reports predicts more growth in ETF use among investors

Tue, 18/12/2018 - 08:43

According to the latest data from Cogent Reports, ETF providers are poised to capture a bigger slice of affluent investors’ assets.   »

Research

Cerulli reports ESG demand is growing

Mon, 17/12/2018 - 09:38

Research firm Cerulli Associates reports that retail client channel awareness on the topic of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing is growing, but warns that asset managers should focus on converting interest into investment opportunities. »

Two-thirds of European UHNWIs believe market still has room to grow

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 15:46

Nearly two thirds (59 per cent) of European ultra-high-net-worth clients remain optimistic about stock market valuations, believing that current conditions indicate the market still has room to grow, according to JP Morgan Private Bank’s Private Client Survey.  »

Survey

Demand for chief technology officers in wealth management set to soar

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 10:56

Administrative service providers Intertrust have surveyed over 500 asset management professionals and found that 53 per cent predict a surge in demand for board-level chief technology officers (CTOs) in the sector over the next five years as the challenge to find senior talent to leverage disruptive technology increases. »

John Wise, InvestCloud

InvestCloud survey finds investment management industry falling short on digital offering

Tue, 11/12/2018 - 10:25

A new survey from Global fintech firm InvestCloud finds that the investment management industry is drastically under-prepared to cater to the digital needs of the next generation of investors – not only in the US, but also in the UK. »

Survey

Financial advisers tip US equities, emerging markets and UK equities as top performers in next 12 months

Mon, 10/12/2018 - 14:14

Financial advisers expect the top three performing assets over the next 12 months to be US equities (22 per cent), emerging market equities (15 per cent) and UK equities (14 per cent), according to new research by Aegon. »

Andreas Pfunder, instiHub

Sub-advised funds outgrow broader universe by 45 per cent in 12 months to September 2018

Tue, 04/12/2018 - 10:33

New analysis from data provider instiHub reveals that Europe’s sub-advised fund assets have outgrown those of the broader fund market by 45 per cent over the 12 months to September 2018. »

Bernard Delbecque, EFAMA

Turbulent political and macro-economic environments impact investor demand for UCITS Q3 2018

Tue, 04/12/2018 - 10:26

UCITS and AIFs recorded net sales of EUR 40 billion in Q3 2018, up from EUR31 billion in Q2, according to the latest Quarterly Statistical Release from The European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA). »

Timo Pfeiffer, Solactive

Solactive publishes white paper on MDB bonds index

Tue, 04/12/2018 - 09:42

Solactive has published a white paper ‘Multilateral Development Bank Bonds: A Rewarding Investment for a Better Society’ having recently released the Solactive UBS Development Bank Bond Index Family. »

USA

US ETFs increasingly used for sub-advisory mandates, says Cerulli

Tue, 04/12/2018 - 09:12

Recent research from Cerulli Associates has found that exchange-traded funds have the potential to become a viable vehicle for managers to deliver active management. This could lead to more mandates for sub-advisers as managers look to deliver more esoteric strategies within the wrapper. »

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