Investors increasingly shunning active mutual funds for ETFs

Low costs more appealing, survey reports

Pedro Gonçalves
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Cost efficiency is the main reason cited for using ETFs
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Cost efficiency is the main reason cited for using ETFs

ETFs are attracting more supporters as 57% of investors said they have replaced an active mutual fund with an ETF, a 39% increase from 2020, according to a survey by TrackInsight.

The ETF industry continued its growth trajectory amid the pandemic, with assets surging to $7.6trn last year and product launches showing no sign of slowing down. While many investors use ETFs as an...

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