Best- and Worst-Performing ETFs in August

Best- and Worst-Performing ETFs in August

There are about 43 percentage points between the best- and worst-performing exchange-traded products (ETPs) in August, with returns for the month ranging from 28.4% to -14.6%.

We have looked at the key trends in the eight month of the year, excluding inverse and leveraged funds. These instruments, being purely passive products, reflect the evolution of the markets without the bias (good or bad) of an active manager. The Leaders

According to Morningstar Direct, the podium of August’s Top 15 list of best performing ETFs sees three trackers exposed to the Turkish equity market (respectively provided by Lyxor , iShares , and HSBC ).

Better-than-expected quarterly results (particularly from banks), a 100 basis point interest rate cut by the central bank (which has cooled the value of the lira and made it less volatile) and positive macroeconomic data on the back of a rebound in domestic demand – in turn driven by […]

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