Legends of the Fund:
Debunking Three Common Misconceptions about ETFs

September 2019

ETF assets have risen to nearly US$6 trillion — a trajectory that shows no signs of slowing down.

Despite this rapid adoption, ETFs still represent only 16 percent of total net assets of registered investment companies in the US, the largest ETF marketplace in the world.* So what’s keeping some investors on the sidelines?

With so much room for growth, we dispel three common misconceptions.


*Investment Company Institute, 2019 Investment Company Fact Book.