Expert Investors: Morningstar’s CIO Coop on the ‘beauty of ETFs’

Expert Investors is a series where ETF Stream interviews fund selectors on the role of ETFs within their asset allocation. In the hot seat this month is Mike Coop of Morningstar

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Expert Investors Mike Coop

The “beauty of ETFs” is being able to achieve targeted exposure at a low cost, according to Mike Coop, CIO of Morningstar.

Speaking to ETF Stream, Coop said the ETF wrapper allows the firm to take advantage of granular opportunities as well as “diversifying the portfolio and stabilising returns”.

“ETFs allow us to get targeted exposure at a relatively low cost,” he said. “We use ETFs when we have identified a segment in the market to have in the portfolio, either because it has a role to play in diversifying the portfolio or stabilising returns, that is the beauty of ETFs.

”As an example, Coop said the group purchased...

This article first appeared in ETF Insider, ETF Stream's monthly ETF magazine for professional investors in Europe. To read the full article, click here.

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