Institutional guide to ETFs

Latin American Institutions are using ETFs (exchange traded funds) as innovative solutions and efficient tools across asset classes. The iShares Guide to ETFs highlights exclusive tools and thought leadership to help investors research, trade and manage their ETF allocations.

Investment trends that are driving ETF adoption in Latin America*

Institutions are adopting smart
beta ETFs
63% of institutional ETF investors are employing smart beta ETFs, up from 20% in the previous year.
ETF use is expanding rapidly in
fixed income
45% of current investors is planning to increase allocations to bond ETFs in response to growing trading challenges.
ETFs provide efficient access to international markets
70% of institutional investors cite “international diversification” as one of their primary reasons for using ETFs.
Institutions are using ETFs
alongside derivatives
50% of institutions replaced derivative products, such as equity futures contracts, with ETFs in the last year.
The Growing Adoption of European Domiciled (UCITS) ETFs
47% of Latin American Institutional investors are already using UCITs ETFs.

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