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Should you hedge your ETFs?

by , 14th February 2019

When it comes to the performance of your ETF investments, exchange rate fluctuations can make a big difference. Most funds are exposed to some kind of currency risk if you’re […]

The ESG boom continues

by , 7th February 2019

The number of Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) ETFs on the London Stock Exchange has boomed in the past year indicating a trend towards incorporating this strategy. But what benefit […]

2018 in Review

5th February 2019

Join us for a couple of minutes as the ETF Stream team takes you through its main themes covered across 2018. We’ll look at: sector movements, industry trends, M&As plus […]

Five top fixed income ETFs

by , 29th January 2019

Investing in bonds is traditionally seen as a low-risk way of diversifying your portfolio. And in an era of modest inflation and low interest rates, they’ve served investors well over […]

Does low cost mean good value?

by , 21st January 2019

One of the best-known characteristics of ETFs are their low costs. But what exactly is low cost and does low cost mean good value? The cheapest ETFs in Europe at […]

‘We’ve had a reset, that doesn’t mean it’s Armageddon’, says BMO manager

by , 20th January 2019

It looks like the market turbulence we saw at the end of last year and in early January was ‘a reset’ rather than ‘Armageddon’, according to Gary Potter, the co-head […]

ETFs for 2019

by , 16th January 2019

If you’re still thinking about what your investment strategy might be for this year, here are some ETF ideas for you to consider. We’ve asked four ETF experts to highlight […]

The hunt for income

by , 14th January 2019

Income ETFs have exploded onto the investment scene in the last decade and investors have been keen to incorporate them into their portfolios in the face of slow growth and […]

Five top Europe ETFs

by , 11th January 2019

I’m not keen on investing in Europe at the moment. (That’s Europe excluding the UK.)  The German and French economies are slowing dramatically and I worry about the stability of […]

Is the Yen still a safe haven?

by , 5th January 2019

The Japanese Yen surged last Thursday as investors flocked to safety amid Apple warning that its quarterly revenue would be impacted by China’s economic weakness and a broader economic slowdown. […]