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How to choose the right passive product How to choose the right passive product

With so much choice among ETFs, how can I best decide?

Where to find value among value indices Where to find value among value indices

As it turns out, factor indices are not all created equal.

How to invest in equity yield How to invest in equity yield

I like equity yield, but where can I best find it?

Factor Investing


How to choose the right passive product

How to choose the right passive product

With so much choice among ETFs, how can I best decide?

How to invest in equity yield

How to invest in equity yield

 I like equity yield, but where can I best find it?

Getting smart with smart beta

Getting smart with smart beta

Do factor ETFs really outperform?

Factors for success

How “factor investing" can help enhance returns 

New Thinking

New Thinking

There really is no place to find yield in today's environment, is there?

Value

"I like the idea of investing in undervalued stocks, but am concerned about quality."

Access

Factor-based investment strategies have not been widely accessible in the past.

Where to find value among value indices

Where to find value among value indices

As it turns out, factor indices are not all created equal.

Factor funds - the even better ETF

Factor funds - the even better ETF

Is smart beta worth a look?

Safety in numbers

Safety in numbers

Can I combine factors to get more return?

Quality

Quality

I like investing in companies with solid balance sheets.

Volatility

“I like equities but want to avoid high volatility and imbalances in my portfolio.”

Yield

“I like investing in companies which return capital to shareholders.”

Currency Hedged


Safe Travels

How currency-hedged ETFs can eliminate foreign exchange risk in global portfolios.

Getting Around

Using currency-hedged ETFs to reap the benefits of a globally diversified portfolio 

Cross Currents

How currency-hedged ETFs eliminate foreign exchange risk 

A Volatile Moment

Today’s global currency markets are particularly volatile; investors should take precautions 

SRI 


For You

For You

Only a few do-gooders are interested in socially responsible investing, right?

Do Both Good And Well

Do Both Good And Well

SRI may be good for the world but it’s bad for portfolios, right?

Well Worth

Well Worth

SRI is interesting but it requires a lot of work, right? 
 

Positive Social Impact

Positive Social Impact

Why socially responsible index investing is good for your portfolio as well as the world.

A Robust Case

A Robust Case

Why investing in responsible companies can make good business sense.

An Index for Good

An Index for Good

ETFs are an excellent means for investors to implement their SRI strategies.

Solid Returns

Solid Returns

There is mounting evidence that SRI-based portfolios perform well.

On Target

On Target

UBS is leading provider of socially responsible UCITS ETFs.

ETFs


Drilling down on performance

Which indices perform best for individual countries?

The importance of the index

How do the popular Eurozone equity benchmarks differ?

Reduce inflation risk in times of rising rates

What’s a strategy to protect against higher than expected inflation?

Managing inflation expectations

Managing inflation expectations

How can I protect against inflation risk?

Covering the market

How do two Eurozone indices differ with respect to market coverage?

A time and a place for inflation-linked bonds

What are the risks and rewards of Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS)?

Changing inflation expectations

Changing inflation expectations

Is there a risk of inflation?

Hedging against inflation

Hedging against inflation

How do Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS) perform?

The inevitable rise - and its risks

The inevitable rise - and its risks

Should I be concerned about an increase in interest rates?

Getting strategic with solutions

Getting strategic with solutions

Can I avoid interest rate risk?

The benefits of hedging

The benefits of hedging

Is interest rate hedging the solution to impending rate hikes?

A Challenge to Traditional Investing

A Challenge to Traditional Investing

Interest rates are low. But what’s really changed?

Recognizing the Differences

Recognizing the Differences

There’s nothing special about sovereign debt in emerging markets, right?

Not the Usual Suspects

Not the Usual Suspects

Is there no place to find yield today?

Up and Coming

Up and Coming

Welcome to the world of Exchange Traded Funds.

Up and Coming

Lower for Longer 

Today's low interest environment can't persist, can it?

The All-Rounder

The All-Rounder

ETFs provide a simple, cost-effective way to implement a wide range of investment strategies.

A Powerful Mechanism

A Powerful Mechanism

ETFs provide their benefits thanks primarily to the way they are structured.