Institutional ETF trading - Innovation, efficiency and versatility fuel growth

Despite a 30-year history, exchange-traded fund (ETF) adoption still felt new and nascent in many parts of the world when this survey was first conducted in 2017. Today, ETFs are widely accepted as important tools and usage has greatly expanded among institutions in Europe, Asia and Latin America. Over this period,’s conversations with traders and portfolio managers have noticeably shifted from understanding the ETF wrapper and questioning its resilience to in-depth discussions around execution and how to most efficiently shift market risk.