Four providers control the market

Four large global ETF providers dominate the global industry, with an estimated 75% market share. Three of them—Blackrock (iShares), Vanguard and State Street Global Advisors (SPDR)—are U.S. based. Deutsche Bank is the fourth. Sheer size allows each provider to offer exceptionally low management fees on… Read More

Canadian ETFs keep pace with U.S.

After a slow start in the early 1990s, the ETF industry gained traction around the turn of this century as more and more investors realized the benefits of making room for those funds in their portfolios.

The global ETF industry has now gathered assets valued at… Read More

A brief history of ETFs

The history of ETFs is one of the evolution of indexing and of market innovation
The best Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) offer well diversified, tax-efficient portfolios with exceptionally low management fees. Investors large and small can use ETFs to build diversified portfolios across… Read More