BMO clusters ETFs to offer portfolio strategies

Prakash said BMO is not putting funds together, but portfolio strategies that are actually implemented by the intermediaries. “The implementation happens with respect to the intermediary using their platform and clients benefit from the asset allocation decision. We would work with intermediaries so they are able to offer this to their client base.” ETFs have […]

Study: Fund flows unlikely to roil EM economies

The last four years, emerging markets received $1.4trn in cumulative gross portfolio capital flows, but only around $200bn came from regulated funds, according to Christopher Plantier, ICI senior economist of industry and financial analysis, who authored the report. EM capital flow was analysed to put into perspective the size of regulated fund investment into those […]

Robo-investing firm launches in Asia

The firm claims its robo-investing service, in conjunction with Morningstar, will create and automate a professionally-designed portfolio at a fraction of the cost levied by banks and investment advisors.  “Today, holding a global diversified portfolio in Asia is complicated and expensive,” Mathias Helleu, executive chairman told FundSelectorAsia. “[Robo advisory services] are going to be a very […]

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