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Best ETFs Paper 2017

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  • 12 Dec 2017
  • Updated 08 Jun 2018

Savvy Awards 2017 Fixed Income

WINNER: Greenwich Associates

Active Strategies, Indexing and the Rise of ETFs
Sponsored by BlackRock, this report documents the results of a comprehensive study of the institutional market for ETFs, examining how a transformation in the long-held distinction between indexed and active approaches is leading to growth in the ETFs market.


Inefficiencies in the Pricing of Exchange-Traded Funds by Financial Analysts Journal
In this paper, Dr Antti Petajisto examines ETF pricing inefficiencies.  He introduces a unique approach - using the cross section of prices on a similar group of ETFs to control for stale pricing of the underlying assets.

A Guided Tour of the European ETF Marketplace by Morningstar
This Morningstar report examines aspects of the European ETF landscape such as asset growth and product proliferation. It also examines the impact of regulatory changes and the promotion of ETFs by 'robo advisors' to retail investors.

Institutional guide to Bond ETFs by BlackRock
Available as a digital guide or pdf, BlackRock presents trends in the adoption of institutional bond ETFs, the benefits of bond ETFs, common applications, case studies, analytical tools, and other resources.

ETFs in Insurance General Accounts by S&P Dow Jones Indices
S&P Dow Jones Indices analyses the increased usage of ETFs by insurance companies, both in absolute terms and in terms of proportional general account assets.

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