Cryptocurrency exchange-traded funds are coming to America.
ETFs are not immune from coordinated action by retail traders, but can they handle a mob without a cascade of unintended consequences?
Vanguard is on track to beat BlackRock in attracting ETF flows for the first time since 2013, with a record of $194 billion so far in 2020.
Many of the largest equity ETFs are supported by a swath of derivatives, and now a similar ecosystem for fixed-income ETFs is emerging.
Money managers are shunning indexes and daily transparency to offer actively managed ETFs that disclose their full holdings less regularly.
The index industry's response to the coronavirus pandemic was handled largely on the fly, industry participants said.
The ETF market is on the verge of receiving actively managed products that hew closer to the disclosure regime for traditional mutual funds.
James E. Ross, executive vice president and chairman of State Street Global Advisors' global SPDR ETF business, plans to retire in March.
Managers might see increased ETF flows, but they could find it harder to differentiate products in a zero-commission environment.
Aggregate data from the SEC's Form N-CEN offers new insight into the breadth and depth of exchange-traded fund authorized participants.
Vanguard Group's error in adding 11 companies, including a gun manufacturer, to its socially responsible ETF has rattled other ETF managers.
An audacious plan to give bond dealers more time to reveal large corporate-debt transactions has sparked a blowback from ETF traders.
A non-transparent actively managed exchange-traded fund structure has received regulatory approval. Will the market be interested?
As expense ratios hit zero, ETFs turn to competing on the costs of trading and liquidity.
Since Fidelity started selling mutual funds without an annual management charge last year, fees have loomed over the industry.
Despite issuers' best efforts to build an ESG niche in ETFs, it's possible that asset growth might never come to these specific products.
A robust corner of the ETF business is drawing fresh scrutiny that cuts to the core of its value proposition: Do indexes matter?
Some observers expect commodity-based ETFs to surge.
In the trend toward tactical or thematic exchange-traded funds, do institutional investors need to go wider and sponsor an ETF?
ETFs worked as they were supposed to during February's market gyrations.
Big changes are ahead for two major systems that many index providers and asset managers use for classifying businesses.
Bid-ask spreads of some of the biggest ETFs are lower than the underlying securities, largely because they are a more favorable investment.
The growth of investing in green bonds and fixed-income strategies weighted by ESG factors is an emerging trend among money managers.
The rise of passive investing has resulted in a major boon for index providers.