Smart beta transparency woes remain

Firms operating in the rapidly growing smart beta space are still failing to provide a number of details dubbed “crucial” by investors, in a development that emphasises the growing scrutiny of such products. In its 2016 European ETF and Smart Beta Survey, the EDHEC Risk Institute highlighted a gap between how badly investors desired a piece of information and how easily available they considered this to be.

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Dave Baxter

Firms operating in the rapidly growing smart beta space are still failing to provide a number of details dubbed “crucial” by investors, in a development that emphasises the growing scrutiny of such products. In its 2016 European ETF and Smart Beta Survey, the EDHEC Risk Institute highlighted a gap between how badly investors desired a piece of information and how easily available they considered this to be.

Type : Press article
Date : le 14/06/2017
Source : The Financial Times Ltd

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