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Unigestion adds to business development team

Fri, 30/11/2018 - 10:13

Unigestion, an independent, specialist asset manager, has appointed Dominik Kremer as Head of Business Development. »

Hector McNeil, HANetf

UK investment managers’ association to consider including ETFs in fund sectors

Fri, 30/11/2018 - 00:01

The Investment Association, the association representing investment managers in the UK, has opened a consultation on including ETFs in the IA fund sectors. »

Ali Masarwah, MorningStar

European funds industry suffers with large-scale exit from long-term funds, says Morningstar

Thu, 29/11/2018 - 17:10

Investors exited European domiciled long-term funds in October in a scale last seen at the height of the eurozone crisis in August 2011, when long-term funds suffered net outflows of EUR35.3 billion, according to Morningstar’s latest Asset Flows Commentary. »

LGIM hires capital markets head for ETF business

Thu, 29/11/2018 - 16:59

Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has appointed Annacarla Dellepiane as Head of ETF Capital Markets. »

Howie Li, LGIM

LGIM’s new ETF range seeks to avoid the crowds in core building block portfolios

Thu, 29/11/2018 - 13:20

News came earlier this month that Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) had launched its first core ETF range, post the purchase of ETF provider ETF Securities close to a year ago. »

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RBC GAM adds to US distribution team

Thu, 29/11/2018 - 10:57

RBC Global Asset Management (RBC GAM) has appointed Dave Eikenberg as Head of US Intermediary Sales.   »

Global X Funds launches E-commerce ETF tracking NLP-based Solactive Index

Thu, 29/11/2018 - 09:35

New York-based ETF provider Global X has launched the Global X E-commerce ETF (EBIZ), which tracks the Solactive E-commerce Index (SOLEBIZ), SOLEBIZ uses a proprietary algorithm to select its index components. »

E*TRADE pre-built portfolios provide a selection of funds in a quick click

Thu, 29/11/2018 - 09:33

E*TRADE Financial Corporation has launched a new educational tool that allows self-directed investors to choose from three exchange-traded fund (ETF) or three mutual fund portfolios, based on the investor’s self-identified risk tolerance, time horizon, and preference for active or passive investing. »

PIMFA calls for FSCS review following further interim levy announcement

Thu, 29/11/2018 - 09:13

PIMFA, the trade association for investment managers and financial advisers, has called for an urgent review of the financial services compensation scheme (FSCS) following yet another announcement of an interim levy that the industry will be expected to pay. »

Quilter Private Client Advisers acquires three financial planning businesses

Thu, 29/11/2018 - 09:11

Quilter Private Client Advisers has acquired three financial planning businesses; Eastgate Financial Management, Holdaway Johnson and Clive C Aitkenhead Financial Consultant, taking the number of firms acquired this year by the national advice business to 11. »


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