ETF trading struggles to gain traction in Europe

Arrested development

Shadow arches
Failing to thrive: fragmentation a barrier to create-to-lend

Nobody ever expected the trading of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in Europe to develop in the same way as it did in the US, and for good reason. As well as a cultural divide that sees US investors preferring to trade in equities and Europeans showing a distinct liking for debt, there is also a larger retail investor base trading ETFs in the US.

But the differences in how ETF trading has developed in both continents amount to more than just that. The trading market in the US was developed by the

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact [email protected] or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact [email protected] to find out more.

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here: