Are ETFs overrated?

Liquidity and transparency are hallmarks of ETFs, but Ben Johnson says some of these benefits can be oversold.

Ben Johnson, CFA 14 September, 2018 | 5:00PM Christian Charest

 

 

Christian Charest: For Morningstar I'm Christian Charest. Exchange traded funds have been part of the investment landscape in Canada for nearly three decades, and by now most investors are familiar with some of their benefits. But are some of these benefits being oversold, and on the flipside are there some benefits to ETFs we should paying more attention to? With me to discuss this from our head office in Chicago is Ben Johnson, Director of Global ETF Research for Morningstar.

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Ben Johnson, CFA  Ben Johnson, CFA, is director of global ETF research for Morningstar and editor of Morningstar ETFInvestor, a monthly newsletter.

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