29.04.2013 - The European ETF party has just begun
European ETP assets are set to exceed $900bn by 2017 as regulation, wider adoption of wraps and the increasing illiquidity of fixed income products makes them more attractive investment propositions, according to analysis by BlackRock iShares.Sector assets stood at around $387bn at the start of the year, and are set to more than double over the next five years as the market plays catch up with its US counterpart. Mark Wiedman, global head of iShares, said: “The growth of the ETP industry has much further to go. Compared to the market size of other investment vehicles in segments such as securities, mutual funds and derivatives, ETPs have huge headroom for growth, even in the more mature markets of Europe and the US. It’s a very exciting time for investors and providers alike.”..............................................Full Article: Source
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