Majority of fund selectors use ETFs as tactical investments


Investors are primarily using exchange-traded funds (ETFs) to gain tactical exposure to specific markets, according to new research from State Street Global Advisors.

The survey found 53.9% of UK wealth managers and 51.8% of global fund selectors use ETFs as tactical investments. In comparison, 22.4% of UK wealth managers and 20% of global fund selectors saw ETFs as core building blocks of their portfolios.

"These findings are similar to other surveys but with a higher percentage, which shows

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