SYNTHETIC FUNDS

Invesco reports synthetic ETFs performed well during Covid-19 market volatility

Invesco reports synthetic ETFs performed well during Covid-19 market volatility

Invesco has analysed performance and market flows related to the S&P 500, MSCI USA and MSCI World Indices and found that synthetic ETFs offering exposure to core US and global equity benchmarks have delivered strong outperformance with lower tracking errors compared to physical ETFs across the past year.

PERFORMANCE

PAWZ for thought on pet care investment

PAWZ for thought on pet care investment

ProShares Pet Care ETF (PAWZ) has enjoyed a good year so far, with performance of over 11 per cent year to date, achieved on a wave of resilience that reflects, the firm says, the critical role of companion animals in pet owners’ lives during social distancing, as adoption and foster applications reached record highs.

REPORT

PwC Ireland’s ETF report calls for the unlocking of further potential for ETFs across Europe

PwC Ireland’s ETF report calls for the unlocking of further potential for ETFs across Europe

PwC Ireland’s report published in August, entitled ‘ETFs: Unlocking further potential’, made quite the splash with its call to arms on four key areas that could improve European ETF trading and harness growth opportunities, with further development of Europe’s ETF trading infrastructure.