Investors in South Korea power ETF asset growth of 15% YoY

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South Korean exchange-traded funds (ETFs) related assets grew to $35.5bn in 2018, a 15.2% increase YoY, capping a 112% growth in assets over the five years to June 2019. Korean investors' continued appetite for exchange-traded funds (ETFs) show no signs of slowing down despite the global sell-off in 2018 and the uncertainties surrounding the trade war, according to a survey published today by Cerulli Associates, the global research firm headquartered in Boston. From 2014 to June 2019, ETFs recorded a 112.3% growth in assets. The number of ETFs jumped from 172 to 430 during the same pe...

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Christopher Copper-Ind

Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.