What place for active ETFs     in portfolio construction?      Food for thoughts   

What place for Active ETFs in investors’ portfolios?

What share for active ETFs in investors’ portfolios worldwide? Are European portfolios following the same trend as those of American investors? What is the real place of active ETFs in investors’ portfolios?

  What role for active ETFs     in portfolio construction?      Food for thoughts   

Active ETFs in Europe: A mirage of best of both worlds or an unknown reality? The truth is out there

What defines an active ETF? What value they may add to an asset allocation? Are Active ETFs similar in U.S and in Europe?

  Should smart beta or sector strategies     be prefered in 2022?      Food for thoughts   

Active or index funds: have we seen a return to favor of Smart Beta strategies since the beginning of the year?

Marlene Hassine Konqui, member of the SFAF ETF commission, and Ahmed Khelifa, chairman of the ETF commission, provide an update on investor interest in Smart Beta strategies in the chaotic context of 2022, as well as their role in portfolio construction.

  What role for Smart Beta      in portfolio construction?      Newsletter   

Newsletter: What role for Smart Beta in portfolio construction?

What role for Smart Beta in portfolio construction?

  Have investors regain interest toward Smart      Beta and factor strategies      so far this year?      Food for thoughts   

Factor or sector, active or index funds: who are the winners so far in 2022?

Have investors favoured factor or sector strategies in this chaotic context? What is the place of smart beta in investors’ portfolios?  Has the turbulent economic and financial context of 2022 called into question investors’ appetite for sustainable investing?  What happened in August on the flows?

  Response to SPIVA and Morningstar      Food for thoughts   

Seeking a fair performance comparison between active and passive funds

Marlene Hassine Konqui, CEO of BSD Investing questions SPIVA and Morningstar methodologies to compare active vs passive fund performances

  How to fairly allocate between      active and passive funds?      Food for thoughts   

BSD Investing research: Issues and solutions to build optimal portfolios

What are the issues of existing active vs passive fund performance comparisons? What are the solutions? How to build optimal portfolios?

img Webinar: Asset and Active vs Passive fund Allocation Outlook for 2022

Webinar: Asset and Active vs Passive fund Allocation Outlook for 2022

Discover Marlene Hassine Konqui new webinar on 2021 active fund vs ETF performance comparisons.

  Solutions to improve portfolio performance      Food for thoughts   

Does combining active management and ETFs improve portfolio performance?

Is asset allocation the only crucial choice to build optimal portfolios? Can we prove that combining active funds and ETFs within portfolios improves performance? Are there any solutions on how to combine active management and ETFs?

  Myths and errors in the active vs passive      management selection      Food for thoughts   

Passive vs active management: 3 myths from the CFA

What are the myths that prevent investors from making a rational choice between active funds and ETFs? Should investors nv stors focus only on average returns to make their choice? Is there a place for both active funds and ETFs in investors’ portfolios?