Emerging market equity ETFs have amassed close to $50 billion year to date despite geopolitical turmoil brewing in the Middle East and anticipated interest rate hikes from the US Federal Reserve.
As bitcoin prices hit sky high levels, will we see more regulated investment options into the crypto currency or is the bubble set to burst?
Equity ETFs are on track to pull in $300 billion in 2017, after solid flows in November – but the flows have also fuelled continued regulator interest in the industry.
Technology ETFs, the darlings of investors for large parts of 2017, have suffered a setback as a result of a rotation into financials. However, the sell-off is likely to be temporary and mark an attractive entry point into the sector.
Retail-focused ETFs have gained millions of assets thanks to the holiday season and Black Friday sales. Now could be a good time to invest in the sector as Goldman Sachs anticipates at least a third of annual retail sales take place in the final three months of the year.
Exchange-traded fund assets are anticipated to reach $7.6 trillion by 2020 thanks to upcoming regulations and an increased number of participants, according to new research.