14.03.2014 - ETF industry milestone a win for investors
Increased market volatility, sparked by emerging market turmoil and disappointing U.S. economic news , dominated headlines in recent weeks. But a record-breaking event within the investment industry stayed just under the radar. The total number of global ETFs exceeded 5,000 for the first time this year, a significant milestone that signals greater value available to investors. Since their introduction in the early 1990s, the pace of new ETF launches was gradual. It took more than 15 years for global ETF listings to hit the 2,000 product mark...............................................Full Article: Source
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