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Morningstar reveals UK’s 10 most searched for ETFs in Q2


Morningstar has revealed the 10 exchange-traded funds most searched for by users in the second quarter of 2013.

Developed markets equity and gold proved the most popular investment themes, while investors’ concerns about the risks associated with emerging markets equities were also reflected in the results.
Morningstar senior fund analyst Jose Garcia-Zarate says: “Investors’ growing interest in the developed markets equity rally was evident in the second quarter of 2013, with the SPDR S&P 500 (SPY) again topping the list of most searched ETFs on
“With an economy growing at a more accelerated pace than those of its European counterparts, the US equity market reveals itself as a very attractive investment proposition for UK investors, with total market returns boosted by favourable foreign exchange as the US dollar strengthens against a monetary policy-driven weakening sterling.” 
The 10 most searched for ETFs in Q2 on are:
SPDR Gold Shares Trust (USD) (GLD)
ETFS Gold Bullion Securities ETC (USD) (GBS)
Vanguard FTSE 100 ETF (GBP) (VUKE)
SPDR S&P US Dividend Aristocrats ETF (USD) (UDVD)
Source Physical Gold P-ETC (USD) (SGLD)
ETFS Physical Gold ETC (GBP) (PHGP)
iShares FTSE UK Dividend Plus (IE) (GBP) (IUKD)
Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (GBP) (VFEM)
iShares Corporate Bond UCITS ETF (GBP) (SLXX)

Research exchange-traded fund data with the GFM GlobalFundData service 

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