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Exchange-Traded Funds

More ways to prosper with ETFs: Part 3 of our fund series

Thursday 16 Feb 2017

Investors are pouring in money in the hope that smart beta and factor-based ETFs will outperform ‘vanilla’ ETFs which just track broad stock market indices. They also attracted to smart beta and factor-based ETFs because they can add some extra diversification to an investment portfolio. In last...

Getting clever with ETFs: Part 2 of our fund series

Thursday 09 Feb 2017

Product launches in the exchange-traded fund (ETF) space over the past couple of years have been dominated by smart beta ETFs. These types of ETFs aim to be more sophisticated than straight index tracking vehicles. Smart beta ETFs fall somewhere between passive and active funds. Instead of...

ETFs demystified: Part 1 of our fund series

Thursday 02 Feb 2017

You may have heard of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), but have you actually invested in any? Over the next three weeks we will explain their appeal and how they can play an important role in your investment strategy. In the coming weeks we will also discuss how many ETF products are very clever in...