Is the ETF Industry Outpacing Hedge Funds?

According to leading independent research and consultancy firm in the ETF space, ETFGI, the ETF industry grew at a faster pace than the entire global hedge fund industry in 2016. The amount of money invested in exchange traded funds was a massive $530 billion.

As per ETFGI’s analysis, a record $3.548 trillion was invested in the 6,630 ETFs listed globally. This was compared to $3.018 trillion invested in  8,326  hedge funds at the end of 2016, according to a new report published by Hedge Fund Research (HFR).

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