BlackRock head of EMEA retail Gruener: Our product launch pipeline has never been as big as this year
'It is not about active or passive'
Adding $246bn in AUM
Previously head of ETF & indexing sales
ESG built into decision making
Benefit of 'economies of scale'
Hiring spree continues
Offers access to three FAANGs
Transparency issues with no-fee structures
Followed by North American and EM equities
Eight index series
Products in the US
High fees from index providers
Added to MSCI Emerging Markets index
INDUSTRY VOICE: Choppy markets, rising inflation and the threat of interest rate hikes: investment risk may be on the rise. In this video, Adam Laird, Head of ETF Strategy for Lyxor ETF, discusses three ways you can use ETFs to protect a portfolio.
Unlikely to give exposure to rising middle class
INDUSTRY VOICE: After a number of years in which central banks were more concerned with fighting the risks of deflation, several signs point to a higher inflation environment in the US.
Mergers down, but launches on the up
INDUSTRY VOICE: Lyxor's Cross Asset team looks at the economic backdrop for US assets - can the market hold up under recent strains?
Increased use of the 'digital ledger'
Previously available for institutional investors
PARTNER INSIGHT: The sudden recognition that markets were potentially complacent about inflation has resulted in an abrupt change in markets' expected volatility. BMO Global Asset Management believes this has unlocked an opportunity to access increased...
Asian markets, and particularly Japan, could be one of this year's equity hotspots. Abe's loose policy mix, the implementation of corporate tax reform and the Shunto wage negotiations were all key catalysts. Lyxor ETF explains why the case for Japan is...
Joins from Invesco PowerShares