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Absolute return strategies have been increasingly popular because of their promise to deliver modest yet consistent returns in any underlying…
Indices and ETFs targeting BRIC countries
There are a number of BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) indices available to investors. These economies are expected to show above-average growth.
More emphasis on building portfolios of factor-based indices
With the market for smart beta and risk premia products maturing, emphasis is shifting from the selection of individual strategies towards building portfolios.
Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect: What it means for ETFs
The Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect is likely to extend to the ETF market relatively soon, which could lift demand and assets under management.
What the new Fiduciary Rule in the US means for passive investing
The US Department of Labor’s Fiduciary Rule is expected to further promote the shift towards passive investing strategies.
The next phase for Singapore Exchange’s (SGX’s) indexing business
The indexing business of the Singapore Exchange (SGX) plans to start focusing more on customised factor-based and thematic indices.
Institutional investors lead shift towards passive investing in Asia
The trend towards passive investing is being led by institutional investors in Asia, says Simon Karaban, head of index services at the Singapore Exchange (SGX)
Quantilia Interview Series: Banque Cramer
Quantilia Q&A with Serge Janowski, Banque Cramer’s global head of institutional clients and family offices, about factor investing and the institutional market
The factor index market has plenty of room for growth
Based on allocations towards factors, smart beta and risk premia indices remain underrepresented relative to cap-weighted funds.
Index spotlight: BNP Paribas Equity Low Vol US Index
The BNP Paribas Equity Low Vol US Index delivered returns of 18.7% in the 12 months to September 19, as the low-volatility factor finds favour among investors.