Physically backed etfs
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
Alan Miller, founder of SCM Private, talks about how he differentiates between ETF products, the need for transparency on securities lending transactions and the perils of investing in the latest hyped...
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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Local currency fixed-income ETFs have been in short supply – and low demand in Asia. But a combination of strong growth in domestic bond issuance and improving sovereign credit ratings may see this trend reverse
China exchange-traded funds have experienced record levels of inflows in the last six months as international investors seek exposure to a market that has long been difficult to access, given the QFII restrictions
HSBC Global Asset Management’s exchange-traded funds operation boasts 25 ETFs aimed at discretionary clients, private banking and wealth management. Hannah Collins talks to Phil Reid, UK head of external distribution
Is the sale of Credit Suisse’s physical ETF business to Blackrock the death knell for the derivatives-based model? By Richard Jory
Blackrock's acquisition of the exchange-traded funds operation will give iShares an even more dominant position in the European physical ETF industry
The latest European Securities and Markets Authority guidelines for Ucits ETFs will make life more difficult for physically backed ETFs and point to a growing acceptance of synthetic funds
UBS lists 64 exchange-traded funds on the London Stock Exchange in a single day – the largest ever daily listing of these products in the UK
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future