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PIMCO: Four investment themes for the year ahead

Jan 30th, 2018 | By
Ryan Blute Pimco

By Ryan P. Blute, Head of Global Wealth Management, Europe, PIMCO.

PIMCO’s European global wealth management team recently surveyed financial intermediary clients across Europe. Drawing on the responses of 70 investors, including advisors, fund buyers and researchers, we can identify four themes as top-of-mind in 2018.


Active ETF inflows up substantially in 2017, finds ETFGI

Jan 29th, 2018 | By
ARK launches Transparency ETF

Net inflows into actively managed ETFs and ETPs listed globally amounted to $24.9 billion in 2017, up substantially on the $11.6bn recorded in 2016, according to ETF industry consultants ETFGI.


PIMCO: Economic growth masks eurozone’s underlying fragility

Jan 19th, 2018 | By
Nicola Mai, portfolio manager, sovereign credit analyst at PIMCO.

By Nicola Mai, portfolio manager, sovereign credit analyst at PIMCO.
While things look good over the cyclical horizon, investors shouldn’t be complacent about the long-term outlook, as the region is still far from resolving its existential challenges.


LSE enjoys flurry of new ETF listings, but on-exchange trading volumes fall flat

Jan 15th, 2018 | By
VanEck launches 'fallen angel' and high-yield EM corporate bond ETFs on LSE

Ten new ETFs and 27 ETPs were listed on London Stock Exchange in December 2017, making it exchange’s busiest month of the year for new listings. On-exchange ETF/ETP trading, however, was down for the month and broadly flat for the year.


Deutsche launches USD short-duration high-yield bond ETF

Jan 15th, 2018 | By
Federated Hermes enters the ETF arena

Deutsche Asset Management has expanded its range of US-listed ETFs with the launch of the Xtrackers Short Duration High Yield Bond ETF (SHYL US), targeting short-term, US dollar-denominated corporate debt with credit ratings below investment grade.


Tradeweb reports net selling of ETFs across all asset classes in December

Jan 11th, 2018 | By
Innovator Capital lining up S&P 500 ETFs with defined downside protection

Tradeweb has reported net selling of ETFs across all asset classes on its European ETF marketplace during December.


Loomis Sayles lists actively managed short-duration bond ETF

Jan 3rd, 2018 | By
Loomis Sayles lists actively managed short-duration bond ETF

Loomis, Sayles & Company, a US-based affiliate of French asset manager Natixis Investment Managers, has launched the Natixis Loomis Sayles Short Duration Income ETF (LSST US), providing actively managed short-duration bond exposure.


Barclays launches smart beta fixed income indices

Nov 30th, 2017 | By
Barclays launches smart beta fixed income indices

Barclays has launched the Barclays Rates Factor Indices, a suite of indices designed to capture risk premia (including carry, value, and momentum factors), from interest rate markets.


ETF commentators respond to BoE’s ‘dovish’ rate hike

Nov 3rd, 2017 | By
BOE announces dovish rate hike

The Bank of England (BoE) has announced a widely expected increase in the base rate from 0.25% to 0.50%, the first rise in over a decade, after the Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee voted 7-2 in favour of the hike. Market commentators from across the ETF industry share their interpretations of the rate rise.


PowerShares rolls out eurozone HY bond ETF in partnership with PIMCO

Oct 13th, 2017 | By
PowerShares Source rolls out new euro bond ETF in partnership with PIMCO

Invesco PowerShares has unveiled a eurozone short-term high yield ETF to complement its existing $1.2 billion US-focused product. Launched in partnership with fixed income specialists PIMCO, the ETF is likely to appeal to investors who are seeking higher income than they can get from government or investment grade corporate bonds.