‘ Europe ’

EU ban on inducements to boost Europe’s ETF industry

Feb 9th, 2023 | By
EU ban on inducements to boost Europe’s ETF industry

The European Commission is weighing up banning kickbacks that financial advisers receive when they sell investment products, a move that would drive greater uptake of low-cost products such as ETFs.


Retail investors ramp up switch from mutual funds to ETFs

Feb 9th, 2023 | By
Hector McNeil, co-CEO and co-Founder of HANetf

More than a fifth (22%) of retail investors have cashed in mutual funds to switch their investments to ETFs over the past year, according to research from European white-label ETF platform HANetf.


Amundi unveils new Paris-aligned euro corporate bond ETF

Jan 31st, 2023 | By
Arnaud Llinas, Head of ETF, Indexing, and Smart Beta at Amundi

Amundi has introduced its second fixed income ETF to provide exposure to euro-denominated corporate bonds while adhering to the carbon reduction goals of the Paris Agreement.


Amundi set to launch first CAC 40 climate ETF

Jan 31st, 2023 | By
Amundi set to launch first CAC 40 climate ETF

Amundi is preparing to launch a new socially responsible ETF which is set to be the first in Europe to track a climate-conscious version of the flagship French equity index, the CAC 40.


Wealth Manager 2.0 – cheaper, better, simpler by design

Jan 18th, 2023 | By
Raj Sheth, Commercial Director at Leverage Shares; and Allan Lane, CEO of Algo-Chain.

By Raj Sheth, Commercial Director at Leverage Shares; and Allan Lane, CEO of Algo-Chain.

Welcome to the world of Wealth Management 2.0, where the next generation of financial advisors is standing out from the crowd with their own personalized service built around a core/satellite proposition.


Europe’s ESG ETF industry proves resilient

Jan 18th, 2023 | By
WisdomTree enhances ESG criteria across self-indexed ETFs

Against challenging market conditions, socially responsible ETFs in Europe continued to see robust investor demand in 2022, according to data from Morningstar.


2022 sees flight to quality among fixed income investors

Jan 16th, 2023 | By
Paul Syms, Head of EMEA ETF Fixed Income Product Management at Invesco.

European fixed income investors sought to safeguard their portfolios in 2022 with ETF flows showing a clear preference for higher-quality investments, according to data from Invesco.


Smart beta ETFs poised for revival in Europe

Jan 12th, 2023 | By
Fabrizio Zumbo, Director, European Asset and Wealth Management Research at Cerulli Associates.

Amid a challenging market environment and macroeconomic instability, smart beta or factor-based investing has seen an uptick in investor interest, according to research from Cerulli Associates.


Leonteq launches smart beta Swiss equity ETP on SIX

Nov 30th, 2022 | By
Leonteq launches smart beta Swiss equity ETP on SIX

Leonteq Securities has launched a new ETP in Switzerland providing modified equal-weight exposure to the Swiss equity market.


HSBC unveils suite of ESG-tailored Shariah equity ETFs

Nov 23rd, 2022 | By
Olga de Tapia, Global Head of ETF & Indexing Sales, HSBC Asset Management

HSBC Asset Management has introduced a new suite of equity ETFs in Europe that are aligned with Islamic investment principles while also incorporating additional ESG criteria.