Lookback: ETFs are back in beta vogue


While equity markets tumbled in the period between July 2007 and June this year, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have doubled their assets as beta investing is back in vogue, says Deutsche Bank.

Futures still take the top spot in the world of mainstream equity index investing but ETFs are catching up. European-domiciled ETFs tracking eight popular indexes totalled more than €55 billion over the period, while futures have also had healthy growth, totalling more than €300 billion. For the futures thes

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