Advanced Beta, sometimes also referred to as smart beta, has quickly established itself in today’s investment universe and these innovative approaches have proliferated in recent years.
Generically, these are rules-based, transparent investment processes that look to isolate factors that have been shown to outperform market-cap-weighted indexes over time.
As the distinction between active and passive investing begins to merge, Advanced Beta strategies are experiencing unprecedented growth.
State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) and Morningstar Investment Consulting France analyse the current fund landscape in Europe.
Views on the current health of the Chinese economy differ widely, but it’s hard not to be impressed by the progress the country has made in the last 20 years. Gross domestic product (GDP) per capita has risen more than ten-fold to around US$8,000 over this period, with much of this growth occurring in the […]