Aggregating ETFs designated as ‘smart beta’ in a composite portfolio demonstrates that the term does not lead to the definition of an asset class with specific risk/return attributes.
While TrackInsight was launched for the purpose of shedding light on ETF replication accuracy, many in the industry still believe analysing the performance of trackers vis à vis their benchmark is not of primary importance.
The promoters of ETFs enjoyed net inflows (+€6.6 bn) for September. This was a significant increase compared to the net inflows of €3.1 bn for August but still below the rolling 12-month average of €6.7 bn.
The promoters of ETFs enjoyed net inflows (+€3.1 bn) for August. These were the lowest monthly net inflows into ETFs in Europe since November 2016 (+€3.0 bn).
GDP growth in India has declined for six straight quarters in a row, with the most recent figure surprising analysts and bringing India ETFs into focus.
The promoters of ETFs enjoyed high net inflows over the course of first half 2017. In combination with positive market performance the assets under management in the European ETF industry increased for H1-2017.