Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have never been as popular with investors - and have never been under as much regulatory focus. Supervisors are scrutinising leveraged and inverse ETFs while investors are asking questions about securities lending practices. ETF Risk looks into these issues and examines benchmarks, index licensing fees and trading strategies through a combination of analytical articles, profiles, technical papers and research.
China AMC and CSOP Asset Management no longer withholding 10% of fund appreciation for capital gains tax provisions
The launch of European and US ETFs based on offshore renminbi-denominated indexes signal a new development in investment in the currency
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