Three ETF myths explained
18 April 2019 | Topical insights
ETFs are becoming more and more popular, but many myths and misconceptions are still alive. Our recent research explores three myths and reveals evidence-based investor behaviours. The three myths we consider are:
- Only costs matter
- Investors avoid global portfolios
- Just for tactical use
The findings are based on a survey of over 400 European ETF buyers and in-depth interviews with senior figures at European asset management firms in the UK, Germany, Switzerland and Italy.
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ETF myth: Only costs matter
Vanguard considers investor behaviour in Europe to find out the truth behind the ETF myth that only costs matter when selecting an ETF.
ETF myth: Investors avoid global portfolios
Vanguard explores the myth that ETF investors shun global portfolios in favour of local, regional and sector ETFs.
ETF myth: ETFs are just for tactical use
Vanguard explores the myth that ETFs are just used for short-term investment opportunities.
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