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Is the case for European “non-transparent” active exchange traded funds gathering pace?

Is the case for European “non-transparent” active exchange traded funds gathering pace?

By Shane Coveney, Dillon Eustace – As European exchange traded products gather a greater share of asset flows and surpass USD1 trillion in assets under management, the industry’s appetite for new and innovative products continues to develop at a greater pace than ever. Historically, fragmentation in the European market has been a significant obstacle, leading to slow growth in the exchange traded fund (ETF) market in Europe.

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ETF 3.0: How to stay competitive as ETFs continue to flourish

ETF 3.0: How to stay competitive as ETFs continue to flourish

When last writing about ETF trends in early 2016, we marveled at the torrid pace of growth but also observed a market that was maturing. That process quickly reached a key milestone, with every one of Morningstar’s categories now represented by at least one ETF. Though saturated with product, asset flows continue to gain momentum. We noted two years ago that the “groundwork is also being laid for another phase of rapid growth.” 

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Amun AG completes initial funding round

Amun AG completes initial funding round

Amun AG, a Swiss fintech aiming to facilitate access to crypto-asset investments, has completed its first funding round, bringing on board a number of experienced industry figures including Adam Draper, Founder of Boost VC, Graham Tuckwell, Founder of ETFS Capital, Greg Kidd, Co-Founder Hard Yaka, as well as four family offices.