The ETF (Exchange Traded Fund) market is growing at a rapid pace. Growing far beyond their initial function of tracking large liquid indices in developed markets,
ETFs now hold over $2.6 trillion of assets globally.
ETFs are no longer a niche product, and their impact will continue to be felt much more widely than imagined. As such, all financial services firms should consider developing an ETF strategy.
In this report, PwC have surveyed asset managers, service providers and other industry participants around the world in an effort to better understand regional developments in ETFs and use their expertise as a sounding board for our own perspectives.
ETF 2020: Preparing for a new Horizon, leverages the results of PwC global survey and their insights to paint a picture of how the ETF business and landscape is likely to develop globally over the next six years. To help asset managers prepare to compete in this fast changing environment, PwC have considered the ongoing evolution, barriers to growth and the opportunities that lie ahead, and how they can plan for 2020.