A study of the UK intermediary market by product provider Source has found that a majority of UK independent financial advisers (IFAs) believe assets in the ETF industry will continue growing this year.
Investors have increased their holdings in short European equity ETFs by the highest amount for over a year. The recent rally in equities worldwide is sending some investors into contrarian positions, given the ongoing political risks threatening the stability of global stock markets.
The year that has passed has been full of shocks and surprises, and this has resonated in the financial markets, causing volatility and unexpected investor behaviour across the board. What does 2017 have in store?