Investors’ interest in US energy stocks and oil is rising again as oil prices have rallied and surged past $70 per barrel.
Multi-factor ETFs have gained solid inflows since the February dip as investors are keen to diversify and avoid market timing.
Gender equality-focused exchange traded funds could be a big theme of 2018 given the recent product launch from Lyxor and increasing flows towards ESG and SRI-type funds, say experts.
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.
Equity and bond ETFs in the US barely reacted to two big pieces of market news over the last week, although industry experts have pointed to possible movement of municipal bond ETFs.
Smart beta growth stock ETFs have received healthy inflows over the past month as the global equity rally sees no sign of slowing.