Themes ETF Financial Advisors Should Monitor

Siracusano also highlighted the benefits of the WisdomTree Emerging Markets ex-State-Owned Enterprises Fund (NYSEArca: XSOE) as a way to tap into emerging opportunities. XSOE has been outperforming the broader emerging markets and the benchmark MSCI Emerging Markets Index over the past year.

“Right now you’re getting an earnings pick up in emerging markets,” Siracusano added. “We think the key to emerging markets today is to be able to get the non-state-owned enterprise companies… you got another thousand basis points just by getting pure private sector beta exposure without the government looking over these companies.”

WisdomTree Investments, which is more known for its lineup of ETFs, has also rolled out the WisdomTree Advisor Solutions platform to provide financial advisors more tools to grow and scale their businesses.

“Our existence was all about providing those better investment solutions, and now, we’re partnering that up with better business solutions for our clients,” Alisa Maute, Head of US Distribution for WisdomTree Asset Management, said at the conference.

The new program provides investment research and ETF education; portfolio construction services; ETF Model Portfolios; practice management resources, like access to thought leaders in retirement planning, leadership and behavioral finance; and wealth management technology through AdvisorEngine, a customizable end-to-end platform for advisors that offers access to Kredible by AdvisorEngine, an online credibility optimizer.

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