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Lyxor Asset Management – Lyxor ETF Eastern Europe

Lyxor Asset Management

Lyxor ETF Eastern Europe

Type: Exchange traded fund

Aim: Growth by tracking the CECE Extended EUR Index

Minimum investment: One share – negotiable with stockbroker

Investment split: 100% tracking the CECE Extended EUR Index

Place of registration: France

Isa link: Yes

Charges: Annual 0.5%

Commission: None



Recovery position

It is a natural reaction to be bearish amid current uncertainty over the depth and duration of the economic slowdown and investors have mostly flocked to defensive sectors. It is interesting that the normally cyclical commodities sector is trading at elevated prices despite recessionary concerns. Conversely, banks, retailers and housebuilders have been punished.

The generation gap

I have just been in Monte Carlo debating many issues surrounding retirement planning. There is always a debate about how to get people saving for retirement but the real business involves “at retirement” options or inheritance tax, effectively a discussion of how people lucky enough to already have a big pot of money will plan for the years anywhere from 50 to over 70.


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