Korean regulator allows synthetic ETFs

seoul-southkorea

The decision by the Financial Services Commission (FSC) to allow synthetic ETFs in Korea is a positive move, but issuance of new synthetic ETFs will largely be from local ETF managers, says one ETF provider.

On February 26, the FSC announced that it had passed a revised bill that was submitted by the Korea Exchange (KRX) to trade synthetic ETFs on the local exchange. A synthetic ETF tracks the underlying investment via a derivative such as an interest rate swap with a counterparty, as opposed to

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