Podcast: Are smart beta strategies mainstream or still niche?

In 2016 more than €6bn has been added to smart beta strategies. But have advisers embraced the trend or are smart beta products still in their infancy?

Elsewhere, other investment strategies this year had a lot to do with inflation protection, following significant monetary policy intervention from central banks around the world.

Investment reporter Valentina Romeo speaks to Lyxor ETF’s head of Northern European research Adam Laird about the uptake of smart beta strategies as well as about the latest inflation data and how to invest to protect against it.