A burgeoning segment of the industry, combining active management and the ETF wrapper, has been frowned upon by some who see it at odds with the passive, rules-based approach on which ETFs built their reputation. Despite consecutive S&P Dow Jones Indices SPIVA scorecards illustrating active strategies have struggled to outperform their benchmarks in many exposures, more than half of professional, half of the European ETF buyers interviewed by Brown Brothers Harriman in 2021 said they plan to increase their allocation to these products. The active-passive debate on performance and fees continues without sign of abating.
NEWS & FEATURES
BBH’s Murray and Craswell: Active ETF inflows will eventually surpass passive in Europe
‘If you are late to the game, you will end up watching your competition from the bench’
JPMAM’s EMEA ETF distribution head: ‘Active ETF growth not just a US story’
‘The future of ETFs is active and we will continue to lead the active ETF revolution’
JUKE: Active UK market exposure, at low cost
Launched just a year ago, JPMorgan UK Equity Core ETF (JUKE) has already reached over £100 million in assets under management. The attraction for investors is clear. The fund provides low cost, active exposure to one of the cheapest equity markets globally, backed by the capabilities of a dedicated team of UK equity investors.