ETF providers will be the beneficiaries of a shift in the way money is invested, according to a new Strategic Insight
study picked up by Reuters
. The study found that that an increase in the use of asset allocation models and fee-for-service investment advice will drive the amount of cash invested in ETFs beyond the $1 trillion mark within two years.
"ETFs are benefiting from the trend of the investment community moving into a compensation model that favors fees for advice instead of point-of-sale commissions," Loren Fox, Strategic Insight senior research analyst and the study's lead writer, told Reuters.
As of the end of last year, ETFs had $725 billion in AUM globally.
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