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ETF & ETP Video Resources


London Stock Exchange, the home of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) in Europe and FTSE Group, one of the world’s largest ETF index providers, have teamed up with experts from all corners of the European ETF market to provide the essential starter guide to Exchange Traded Funds. Learn what ETFs are, how they work, the markets and asset classes they cover, how they can be used and much more. Click below to get started.

Section 1: ETF Basics

Introducing ETFs

Multi-award winning ETF industry veteran and founder of ETF consultancy ETF Global Insight, Deborah Fuhr gives an introduction to ETFs - explaining what they are, how they work and some points to consider when starting with ETFs.

www.etfgi.com


The E - The Role of the Exchange

London Stock Exchange’s Gillian Walmsley explains what function the exchange plays in ETFs, why London is the capital of Europe’s ETF industry, and the ETF tools and information available from the exchange.

www.londonstockexchange.com/etfs


The T - The Role of the Liquidity Provider

 

John Keogh, Managing Director of Susquehanna International Securities, explains the role of the liquidity provider, the lifecycle of an ETF trade, and the importance of liquidity in ETFs.

www.sig.com


The F - From Index to ETF

Carmen Gonzalez-Calatayud, ETF Product Specialist at HSBC Asset Management, explains how an ETF issuer chooses an index, how an ETF tracks an index, and why tracking error can occur.

www.etf.hsbc.com

The Role of the Index Provider

Jonathan Horton, Head of FTSE’s Exchange Traded Products Group and President of FTSE North America, explains the differences between the index and the ETF, how indices are built and calculated and how index providers classify and define markets.

www.ftse.com

 

Section 2: Products and Markets

 

Different Types of ETFs

Michael John Lytle, Chief Development Officer at Source, dives into the asset classes covered by ETFs, the different ways ETF providers can replicate an index, and how ETFs can provide access to hard to reach markets before finishing with ideas for where to start when researching ETFs.

www.source.info


Passive Investments Compared: ETFs and Mutual Funds

Nick Blake, Head of Retail for Vanguard Investments, discusses the advantages and disadvantages of index-tracking products and takes a look at similarities and differences between ETFs and other funds.

www.vanguard.co.uk


Choosing and Using ETFs

Ursula Marchioni, Director of iShares, looks at the different ways ETFs are used in portfolio construction, and offers guidance on what to look at and consider when choosing an ETF.

www.ishares.co.uk

Trends in European ETFs

Manooj Mistry, Deutsche Asset and Wealth Management's Head of Exchange Traded Products, looks at some of the trends in ETF usage across Europe, the breakdown between equities, fixed income and commodities, and describes some of the more popular ways that European investors are using ETFs.

www.etf.db.com

 

Tax and Regulation of ETFs

Jonathan Rogers, Partner at Taylor Wessing, LLP, looks at how ETFs are regulated in UK and Europe, tax implications for UK investors and using ETFs within tax wrappers.

www.taylorwessing.com

 

Section 3: Next Generation ETFs

 

Fixed Income ETFs

Eleanor Hope-Bell, Vice-President at State Street Global Advisors, visits the other side of the balance sheet to take a look at the evolution of ETFs tracking fixed income indices - offering insight into how fixed income ETFs differ from equity-linked products, the types of fixed income exposure available via ETFs, and things investors should consider when assessing fixed income ETFs.

www.ssga.com

 

The Weight Debate

Ben Thompson, Director of Business Development at Lyxor ETF, looks at the different ways that index providers can select and weigh securities in an index, what these approaches seek to achieve, and how investors are using alternatively weighted ETFs.

www.lyxoretf.co.uk

Short and Leveraged ETFs

Hector McNeill, Co-CEO of Boost ETP, introduces Short and Leveraged ETFs exploring the ways they can be used in an investment portfolio, and offers some comparison points to other products such as spread betting and CFDs.

www.boostetp.com

 

ETFs on Fundamental Indices

Bryon Lake, Director at Invesco PowerShares (EMEA), looks at ETFs that track fundamental indices. Bryon looks at the differences to traditional ETF products, the types of exposures that are available, and the ways that investors are using these alternatively weighted ETFs

www.invescopowershares.co.uk


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