ETFs

Borrowing to boost returns: too much of a gamble for investors?

Some products, including investment trusts and ETFs, allow investors to amplify returns through leverage, but the risks can outweigh potential rewards.

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Do smart beta ETFs offer investors protection?

Factor investing with strategic beta ETFs can help investors to protect their capital.

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Bearish investors jump into short ETFs – that may not be a good idea

There are still plenty of bears out there, as shown by a recent uptick in buys for ETFs that give investors

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World’s largest oil fund rule change shows how no ETF is truly passive

ETFs and index funds may allow investors to passively track the market, but how they do so always involves some level of decision-making.

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Is my ETF run by a robot?

Morningstars Jose Garcia-Zarate explodes the myth that managers are absent and it’s all down to machines.

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Covid-19: the ultimate black swan event

We are sailing uncharted waters with the coronavirus global health disaster.

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ETF portfolio: global markets feel coronavirus fear

Tom Bailey reflects on the dire effects the uncontrolled coronavirus pandemic has had on the ETF-based value portfolio.

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ETFs move to discounts: is big trouble brewing in ETF land?

Some are blaming ETFs for increasing volatility in the markets, writes Gary McFarlane.

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ETF analysis: three reasons why you need a dividend ETF

Three compelling reasons to build some ballast into your portfolio.

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