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ETFs respond to charges

Critics of ETFs claim these vehicles carry hidden risks, but providers argue they are better regulated than many other investments

Lars Kalbreier, Credit Suisse Private Banking

Are ETFs suitable for all investors?

Lars Kalbreier, Global head of investment funds & ETFs, Credit Suisse Private Banking, and Terry Smith, Chief Executive of Fundsmith, debate the role exchange traded funds should play in client portfolios

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Exchange traded funds: is it time for greater transparency?

PWM invited seven leading figures to discuss the different uses of ETFs in the European wealth management space and the major hurdles the industry must still overcome.

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Exchange traded funds: is it time for greater transparency?

 

Pwm invited seven leading figures to discuss the different uses of ETFs in the European wealth management space and the major hurdles the industry must still overcome.

Farley Thomas, HSBC

Innovative providers rise to challenge of an expanding market

As the European ETF industry continues to grow, providers are looking to more niche areas to gather new assets. However, with so many players in the market, is there potential for consolidation?

Vin Bhattacharjee, SSGA

Tactical plays boost ETF inflows

Wealth managers are increasingly turning to passively managed portfolios as part of their offering to clients, with ETFs at the core. Ceri Jones reports.

Philip Philippedes, iShares

ETF flexibility put to a multitude of uses

The simplicity and efficiency of exchange traded funds have seen even committed active managers start to utilise them for a range of different purposes, but they are not without their limitations. Ceri Jones reports.

Deborah Fuhr, BGI

Product quality threatened by lack of transparency

The European ETF industry may be booming, but confusion over product definitions and a fragmented marketplace could hit their expansion into the retail sector, writes Elisa Trovato.

Scott Thompson, ETF Securities

Heading in the right direction?

Exchange traded funds continue to prove incredibly popular, writes Elisa Trovato, but as the evolution in this space brings the possibility of more complex products, are these developments really in clients’ interest?

Ted Hood, Source

Private banks embrace ETFs in fund products

Disappointment with the performance of active funds, along with the lower fees charged by passive investments have seen ETFs become a vehicle of choice for many private clients, writes Ceri Jones

THE GREAT DEBATE: CRYPTOCURRENCIES IN THE BALANCE

Anders Kvamme Jensen, founder of the AKJ global brokerage and digital asset specialist, goes head to head with Max Thowless-Reeves, chief investment officer of Sorbus Partners private office, discussing technology, tokens and tradable electronic currencies, in a debate refereed by PWM's Yuri Bender.

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