Diversified investing is not the way to achieve returns and investors should avoid broad market exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and anything structured, according to hedge fund Noster Capital
Equities and bonds are overvalued while commodities and emerging markets look equally unattractive, according to Société Générale's 2011 Outlook presentation
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The ETF provider continues its growth phase with key sales hires to bolster its European business.
db x-trackers has listed the MSCI Emerging Market Short Daily Index ETF on the London Stock Exchange and predicts more sector and emerging markets interest this year.
Inflows into US exchange-traded funds are expected to favour risky equity assets this year, and will also express specific country or sector views, according to iShares.
While the rest of the market saw moderate growth or falls, ETFs fared well last year according to the Six Swiss Exchange and Scoach.
Source and Pimco are working together to list their first joint ETF early next year.
Rabobank has teamed up with ETF Securities to list an ETF tracking the Dutch AMX index
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Schroders outlook for next year is positive, with the UK avoiding a double dip recession and equity markets rising. However, the eurozone problems are not over and interest rates remain low.
Philippe El-Asmar is taking on a new role at Barclays Capital in Hong Kong, while Kevin Burke is moving to London to fill his shoes.
More and more UK investors are using ETFs to diversify their portfolios, according to Barclays Stockbrokers.
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