Product proliferation, price wars and active ETFs: The key ETF trends to watch in 2019

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Tom Eckett
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Product proliferation, price wars and active ETFs: The key ETF trends to watch in 2019
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Product proliferation, price wars and active ETFs: The key ETF trends to watch in 2019

Industry commentators have highlighted the biggest ETF trends to look for in 2019 including further pressure on costs, more product choice for investors and further active managers entering the space.

Last year saw major shifts in the European ETF industry with the launch of the first ETF through a white label platform, HANetf, in September while the Investment Association consulted on whether to include ETFs in their sectors at the end of the year. Furthermore, the Central Bank of Ireland's discussion paper highlighted concerns around authorised participants with the regulator deciding to maintain requirements for ETFs to offer full daily portfolio disclosure. Price was the key focus for ETF providers with Lyxor launching its core range in March, going as low as 0.04% while Legal ...

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