Looking ahead, mutual fund providers may be waiting to see if retirement and pension plans begin to pursue active ETFs en masse. [Active Management: The Next Frontier of ETF Growth]
Meanwhile, some mutual fund providers have already begun launching ETFs in anticipation of the potential shift in the investment industry. For instance, Wells Fargo is the latest fund provider to file with the SEC to launch an ETF. [Wells Fargo Mulls Active ETF Entry]
“This filing is consistent with our focus on expanding our product line-up in order to best reflect the investment needs of our clients,” Wells Fargo said. “We believe that offering our investment strategies and capabilities in ETF form would provide our clients with additional valuable investment options.”
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