Are Active ETFs taking over the world? Maybe not

Actively managed equity ETFs grew 48% globally in 2023. Assets in actively managed ETFs in the US grew 37% in 2023, while passive ETFs only grew 8%. Outside the US, actively managed ETFs grew 28%.

ETFS: ‘Some asset managers might be smoking crack’

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ACTIVE, ACTIVE , ACTIVE, that’s all we hear about now as if it’s like some sort of new found discovery. Correct us if we are wrong, but the ETF industry has been advocating passive investing since the beginning of time claiming ‘you can’t beat the market’, ‘active management doesn’t work’, blah blah blah.

Active ETFs on the way up

ESG, thematic and active ETFs are predicted to see the strongest growth over the coming two to three years as passive ETFs’ majority slims.