Considerations when selecting Exchange Traded Funds

Considerations when selecting Exchange Traded Funds

As Independent Financial Advisers we search the whole of the market to find a suitable match of investments for our clients.  Therefore, we are always interested to read market insights on factors impacting the choice of investments.

Investment Week reports “What are the most important factors for investors when selecting ETFs (Exchange Traded Funds)?” The article states “historical performance and the expense ratio were highlighted as the most important factors when selecting ETFs in Europe and the US, according to a survey conducted by Brown Brothers Harriman in partnership with

The survey, which interviewed 300 institutional investors, financial advisers and fund managers across the US, Europe and Greater China, noted the emergence of historical performance as the most important factor ""may come as a surprise"" as in past surveys the emphasis has always been placed on cost.

In last year's survey, historical performance was the third most important factor when selecting an ETF, with expense ratio topping the charts.”  Read the full article  


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