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Passive Beat

BlackRock gorges on mandates as Nestlé scraps internal arm

Fund giant steps in to oversee host of equities, bonds and passives strategies for food giant.

Are active or passive investors more likely to own the next Amazon?

In May 1997 earth's biggest book seller floated. Two decades on discover why the path to owning the next disrupter looks a whole lot different.

European ETF assets grow as Amundi snatches sales crown

Latest industry data shows steady rise to new height for passives in the region.

Lyxor AM launches floating rate bond ETF

New ETF will help investors deal with rising interest rates in the US.

BlackRock bulks up ETF offering in Europe with double launch

AM giant’s new funds are designed to allow investors deeper investment into US story.

Passive Beat: liquid alts risks to be explored in new study

A forthcoming academic paper is set to address the inadequacies of the current regulatory regimes governing passive products.

Fixed income ETFs see record inflows

So far the US investment grade credit sector has seen $14.4bn of inflows according to BlackRock iShares, what is behind the huge move?

Michael Lipper warns of liquidity crisis in ETFs

Wall St veteran says sudden sentiment shifts could sink passive products.

Vanguard’s Bogle: here’s what active AMs need to do

Index pioneer offers hints on how to defend against passives pressure.

AA-rated manager: Japan ETFs don't make sense

Regional equity specialist raises fears over market distortion and lack of opportunities.