Features and News

SEC Proposes Rules Calling for More Independent Fund Board Chairmen

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission proposed a new rule that would require more independent directors for mutual fund boards.

Features and News

2003 Year-End Review

Best and worst performing funds in 2003, index returns, and more.

Journal Of Indexes

Morningstar And BGI Link Up For New ETFs

Barclays Global Investors said it has inked a deal with Morningstar to license the Chicago stock and fund tracker's 16 style-based indexes.

BGI filed a prospectus for nine iShares Morningstar exchange-traded funds (ETFs) with the SEC.

With expense ratios ranging from 0.20%-0.30%, the funds listed in the filing are designed to track the nine Morningstar indexes for large-, mid- and small-cap growth, value and core style boxes.

Journal Of Indexes

The Active Index Strategist

This column aims to provide a big picture view of the major investable asset classes, with a focus on investment strategies that are implementable with index products.

ETF Report

 US EXCHANGE-TRADED FUNDS Week ending November 14 2003

Our monthly databank breaks down ETF returns for every market segment.

ETF Report

 ETFr Databanks December 2003

Our monthly databank breaks down ETF returns for every market segment.

ETF Report

 Listing of Global ETF Data

Our monthly databank breaks down ETF returns for every market segment.

ETF Report

 ETFr Databanks November 2003

Our monthly databank breaks down ETF returns for every market segment.