SMART BETA STRATEGIES (Published Date :3/7/2017)

Category :Asia,Global,U.S.A.
At times, smart beta brings to mind that old saw about hedge funds being a compensation scheme masquerading as an asset class. In this case, we might be looking at a marketing category masquerading as an asset class. Or even a fee structure masquerading as an asset class
By Paul Mackintosh
Category :Asia,Global
Smart beta’s success as a marketing strategy for asset management product providers can hardly be overstated. In late 2016, BlackRock was already predicting that smart beta ETFs alone could garner over US$1 trillion in AUM worldwide, by 2020
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