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Strategic-Beta ETFs Continued to Rake in Money in 2017

Using Morningstar Direct data, we examine the main trends in strategic-beta flows.

As money continued to pour into exchange-traded funds last year, strategic-beta offerings were a big beneficiary of U.S. investors looking to add strategies to their portfolios that do more than track a traditional market-cap-weighted index.

To dig deeper, we've enlisted help from Ben Johnson, Morningstar's director of global exchange-traded fund research, and pulled together a series of charts highlighting some of the main trends in strategic-beta ETP flows in 2017.