An irreverent look at the events of the past month
In 2007, investors demanded more active commodity indexes to capitalise on the bull run in the asset class. But benchmarks and beta offerings alike were hit by last year’s drawdown. Will this lead investors to abandon directional offerings in favour...
Grail Advisors sought to revolutionise the US fund market with the launch of the first actively managed exchange-traded fund earlier this year. As the product range expands, will mutual fund providers and investors go with the flows? Sophia Morrell reports
Issuance and risk appetite appear to be increasing in the US market. But is this just froth or does it represent a genuine step towards recovery? Sophia Morrell assesses how confident institutional and retail clients are feeling