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Brian Langstraat in S&P Global Market Intelligence
Direct Indexing Gains Traction on Wall Street with Sights Set on ETF Market
July 29, 2019
"Direct indexing has an opportunity to take a material and meaningful share of [flows]," said Brian Langstraat, CEO of Eaton Vance Corp.-owned Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, in an interview. "At the root, the product is all about customization."
Tom Lee in EQDerivatives Magazine
Tariff Talk Helps Turn US Eyes to Currency Overlays
One factor driving U.S. investor interest in currency hedging is the increasing discussion of trade wars and nationalist trends such as Brexit, which suggest the globalization movement that held sway in recent decades may have peaked, Lee said. “I think for a lot of investors the idea that comes to the top of their head, if we are going to have less integration, then you probably are going to see more volatility in currencies,” he said.