Paul Amery

Paul Amery is the former European editor of

Features and News

UCITS Risk Concerns Threaten Brand Split

Proposals to rein in the scope of Europe's retail investment funds pick up momentum Analysis

Vanguard Prepares For Battle

Aggressive discounting means US mutual's European business should now start to accelerate

Features and News

US ETF Market Lead Accelerates

The US exchange-traded fund market is gathering assets at an accelerating pace, according to new figures, outpacing the rate of growth of ETF assets in Europe and Asia.

The improving US ETF growth figures reflect a healthier American economy and structural differences between global regions, say market experts. Analysis

A Growing Disconnect

Although equity indices continue to hit new highs, inflation expectations have been dropping steadily for months Analysis

Kickbacks Die Hard

Rebates from fund managers to distributors may be on their way out, but a mass of providers still offers them, including some ETF and index fund issuers

Features and News

iShares Increases European ETF Market Dominance

BlackRock’s ETF arm iShares has continued to build on its dominant position in the European ETF market, according to new data from Deutsche Bank.

During the first four months of the year iShares has seen its European market share rise from 41.8 percent to 43.2 percent, while its nearest three rivals, db x-trackers, Lyxor, and Credit Suisse, lost 0.2, 0.6 and 0.4 percent market share, respectively.

Journal Of Indexes

Shaping The Future Index Business

Paul Amery

Across the financial services business, senior executives grumble about the amount of time they have to spend on regulation. Consultation paper follows consultation paper, each requiring lengthy, in-depth and commercially sensitive responses from market participants. Analysis

iShares’ Big Ambitions

ETF market leader sets its sights far beyond the funds business