ETFs: How innovators and regulators are shaping growth in the Asset Management industry

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10/28/2013 by Asset management
ETFs: How innovators and regulators are shaping growth in the Asset Management industry

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As Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) enter their next phase of growth, much rests on the actions of the regulators. Innovation created ETFs and equipped them to achieve success through flexible, inexpensive and tax-efficient tracking of broad-based market indices. While growth in ETFs is set to continue, the pace of expansion likely will be impacted by regulations.

As Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) enter their next phase of growth, much rests on the actions of the regulators. Innovation created ETFs and equipped them to achieve success through flexible, inexpensive and tax-efficient tracking of broad-based market indices. While growth in ETFs is set to continue, the pace of expansion likely will be impacted by regulations.

PwC examines the interplay between innovation and the regulators for Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) across three dimensions:

  • Products
  • Markets
  • Distribution