Latest research from Cerulli Associates reports that more than USD775 billion in assets were wiped out of mutual fund strategies in the US during February, representing a single-month decline of nearly 5 per cent.
Surveys & research
To mark the 30th anniversary of the first Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) listing in Canada, Mackenzie Investments has released the results of a study that shows a majority of Canadian investors (56 per cent) plan to either expand their ETF holdings or include them for the first time within their investment portfolios in the next two years.
New research from GraniteShares, a provider of short and leveraged single stock ETPs, reveals that over the next three years, 74 per cent of wealth managers and IFAs expect fund managers to make greater use of leveraged investment strategies and shorting.
Fixed income ETF provider Tabula has published research which shows that 24 per cent think 2020 fixed income ETF flows will increase dramatically when compared to 2019 and 64 per cent think there will be a slight increase. Tabula reports that last year over EUR55 billion was added to fixed income ETFs/ETPs in Europe.
Brown Brothers Harriman’s (BBH) seventh edition of its ETF survey reveals that global ETF investors are finding creative ways to use ETFs in driving outcomes for their own clients.
The latest ETF study into the behaviour of financial advisers around ETF investing from Broadridge Financial Solutions, finds that younger financial advisers tend to prefer to use low-cost ETFs over managed mutual fund.
State Street Survey points to a bright future for both digital assets and semi-transparent ETFs in the US
As part of a wide ranging 2020 industry trend outlook, a survey of US asset managers and asset owners conducted by State Street Corporation predicts continued prevalence of digital assets as well as a bigger role in the industry for semi-transparent active ETFs.
Liquid alternative portfolios held through ETFs will see their assets more than double in the next 12 months, as institutional investors push into the sector according to a new Greenwich Associates study, commissioned by IndexIQ.
Global ETF assets have surpassed USD6 trillion in according to research released by EPFR, a subsidiary of Informa and a specialist in providing fund flows and allocation data to financial institutions.
Global gold demand grew modestly to 1,107.9t in the third quarter of 2019, a rise of 3 per cent on the same period last year, according to the World Gold Council’s latest Gold Demand Trends report, with a surge in exchange-traded fund (ETF) inflows outweighing softer demand elsewhere in the market.