Exchange Traded Funds

Watchdogs are increasingly focused on the risks posed by ETFs. Plus: Bank of Japan’s ETF purchases raise concern; the fast rise and volatility of cannabis funds; bond funds head for $1tn; and dividend ETFs gain popularity

The growing weight of money committed to ETFs by asset managers is attracting more scrutiny

The central bank’s large holdings in passive funds are being questioned

Steps to legalise marijuana have some investors hooked

The fixed income instrument is finally gaining traction in the market

Investors on the hunt for yield are boosting European demand for ‘smart beta’ funds