When investing overseas, currency movements can add an extra layer of risk as exchange rates move. Kenneth Lamont explains how ETF investors can ride out currency risk.
The benefits of ETFs have fuelled a surge in their popularity in the US over the past decade, but European private investors are harder nuts to crack.
Investing in the UK’s best-behaved firms offers shelter from the volatility associated with shareholdings in ethically questionable businessess, writes Dimitar Boyadzhiev.
Emerging markets are a heterogeneous grouping of countries with evolving economies, so a broad basket index tracker may be a good fit. Helaine Kang suggests ETF picks.
Passive investors can’t take a back seat with their analysis, says Peter Sleep.
Passive funds have relentlessly pared back their fees, but a tracker choice should be about more than low charges alone.
Picking an index to track is just the first of several analytical decisions ETF investors must make when choosing a fund.
Across the pond, some index tracker firms have moved to zero or negative fees. We explain how this works and why this type of fee structure is unlikely to arrive in the UK anytime s
A new breed of ESG ETFs just uses negative screens to exclude ‘bad’ companies, rather than targeting those with positive ESG characterisitcs.