As the fiduciary standard expands, ETF managed portfolios will continue to look increasingly attractive to registered investment advisors seeking to outsource investment management, says Morningstar's Andy Gogerty.
After the tech crash and financial crisis, client demand for more tactical solutions increased, eventually leading to growth in tactical ETF managed portfolio strategies, says Good Harbor Financial's Neil Peplinski.
ETF and open - end asset flows combined show a strong preference for bonds, emerging markets, and passive funds, while active U.S. stockfund managers and money market funds have suffered the brunt of outflows.
ETFs allow fixed-income investors to put money into markets that were previously inaccessible, but the abundance of funds can complicate the decision-making process, says Wela Strategies' Mitch Reiner.
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