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.
Up to 200 ETFs will be included in the IA's 37 fund sectors.
Passive funds tracking bespoke indices biased to specific market factors have gained traction. Are they worth the extra cost, asks David Prosser.
Passive investors can’t take a back seat with their analysis, says Peter Sleep.
Taking a core/satellite approach to fund portfolio construction is sensible. Paul Hookway looks at the options for different markets and assets.
Passive funds have relentlessly pared back their fees, but a tracker choice should be about more than low charges alone.