Finding value in American growth

Last year saw global growth accelerate at its fastest pace since the financial crisis as this long-running bull market defied expectations and found another gear. It was a period of synchronised global growth reminiscent of…

10 Largest ETFs

1. SPDR S&P 500 ETF Symbol: SPY Assets under management: $265 billion Strategy: First ETF listed in the US and still the most popular fund in the market. Tracks the S&P 500 Index, offering exposure…

10 Best performing ETFs of 2017

The list is dominated by next-generation themes such as internet and industrial innovation as well as by China- and India-focused funds.   1. ARK Innovation ETF Symbol: ARKK 2017 return: 87.32% Strategy: Follows securities that…

5 top ETF launches of 2017

Nearly 300 funds launched during 2017. These five ETFs stood out thanks to their performance, their innovative methodology or their theme. iShares Core MSCI International Developed Markets ETF (IDEV) The fund rolled out in March…

The future of ETF market

The ETF market can expect further growth in the next few years, whether in terms of inflows and assets under management or in terms of new products coming out. James Ross, chairman of State Street…

ETFs: What you need to know

From their role in a portfolio to how they work, here’s everything retail investors need to know about the ETF market. Experts say exchange-traded funds have democratized investing. Others fear their rapid growth may help…