Record-breaking amounts of capital poured into ETFs last year and in the first quarter of 2021. We ask investment experts whether the surge is likely to continue.
Washington's decision to ban investments in Chinese companies has caused problems for some ETF products. But experts see longer-term upside for both stocks and ETFs.
Sales of ETFs to Asian institutions continue to grow, but most are looking to international products. The region's regulators need to cut the rules limiting ETFs to grow, say experts.
Nobody can ignore the rapid evolution of China over recent decades. And as one of the first countries globally to try to return to ‘normal’ following the pandemic, there are opportunities for investors to capitalise on the evolving domestic markets.
While many investors across Asia are beginning to put more assets into passive funds, some remain reluctant to do so.
Asset owners could evolve their usage of index funds and ETFs by turning to more environmental, social and governance plus fixed-income vehicles, say experts.