The ' Guide to ETFs for Wealth & Asset Managers' special report comprises three separate articles listed below, these can be read individually or as a sequence.
Market nerves, trade wars and Brexit appear to have had their impact on the apparently unstoppable growth of ETFs across the world, but the ETF phenomenon is still impressive, despite the first signs of outflows in major markets.
BMO Global Asset Management has a proud heritage in developing index linked products. It launched its first ETF in Toronto in 2009 and now has over 100 ETF listings globally. The firm is the second largest ETF provider in Canada. BMO Global Asset Management has CAD48.4 billion (as of April 2018) assets under management across its Systematic and ETF strategies.
Adam Laird, Head of ETF Strategy, Northern Europe, Lyxor ETF, reports that product launches have resulted in a strong 2018 for the firm. The boom has come from its March launch of a new range of 16 low cost Core ETFs. They cover the major equity markets as well as gilts and TIPS on the fixed income side. The TER on each fund in the range is less than 0.12 per cent with two funds – Lyxor Core Morningstar UK NT (DR) UCITS ETF and Lyxor Core Morningstar US (DR) UCITS ETF – charging 0.04 per cent TER.