New research from Platforum reveals that while 45% of European investors say they deal with investments entirely by themselves without any expert help, in fact only 29% are fully self‐directed. More than one third (37%) of investors who say they manage their investments themselves are receiving advice – or at least paying for it – […]
Lantern Structured Asset Management (LSAM), a fully-owned subsidiary of UBS, has launched the UBS Liquidity Premium Commodity XAL T5 Ucits fund. This sub-fund of the Irish Sicav LSAM SF 3, aims to track the daily performance of a commodity index, called the UBS Liquidity Premium Commodity Index ex-Agriculture ex-Livestock T5 Total Return. The index provides […]
Index-tracking funds, or tracker funds, showed their highest ever sales over a quarter in the first quarter of 2011, indicating a move away from active fund management by UK investors, while funds of funds grew more popular, particularly those invested externally.