Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have never been as popular with investors - and have never been under as much regulatory focus. Supervisors are scrutinising leveraged and inverse ETFs while investors are asking questions about securities lending practices. ETF Risk looks into these issues and examines benchmarks, index licensing fees and trading strategies through a combination of analytical articles, profiles, technical papers and research.
Addressing common institutional approaches to long-only emerging markets allocations, hedge funds are less volatile and produce higher returns than mutual funds or ETFs
European institutional investors are using exchange-traded funds to position themselves in high-yield and emerging markets bonds ahead of expected interest rate hikes
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Confronted by the slow pace of China’s liberalisation of cross-border trading, investors are shrugging off regulatory fears and using synthetic structures to meet demand for access to renminbi assets, while exchange-traded fund providers are teaming...
China AMC and CSOP Asset Management no longer withholding 10% of fund appreciation for capital gains tax provisions
The launch of European and US ETFs based on offshore renminbi-denominated indexes signal a new development in investment in the currency
Insurers predicted to increase ETF exposure
The decision to allow offshore investors to access physical China ETFs is set to catalyse the market – but obstacles remain
Difficulty in accessing onshore market means liquidity providers are having trouble hedging China A-share exposure
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.
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