Asian investors are showing growing interest in exchange traded funds but remain largely unfamiliar with what they are and how best to use them, industry specialists have said.
Australian super fund sees potential contagion risks arising from mismatches in liquidity between some ETFs and their underlying securities.
The exchange-traded fund industry has doubled in size to exceed $3.5 trillion in the past four years, raising fears about potential problems. Are they justified?
The rise of exchange-traded funds is leading to more complex underlyings and more issuers entering the ETF market. But this also means investors must do more due diligence, says Morningstar.
The firm will list Korea- and Japan-linked leveraged and inverse products next week in Hong Kong and has others planned, but admits there is more to be done for the market to take off.
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