WisdomTree's Abner: Active managers breaking into ETFs face a 'conflict of interest'

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David Abner of WisdomTree Europe
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David Abner of WisdomTree Europe

David Abner, head of WisdomTree Europe, speaks to Tom Eckett about life after the ETF Securities acquisition, structural issues in the European ETF market and conflicts of interest within the wider industry

Abner (pictured) said traditional active managers have been forced to enter the ETF market by the huge demand seen in recent years, but they face a conflict of interest as they simultaneously strive to...

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