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Vanguard drops factor ETFs while iShares thrives

Vanguard's factor ETF range will stop trading on 23 February
Vanguard drops factor ETFs while iShares thrives

Passive investing giant Vanguard is closing all of its London-listed factor exchange traded funds (ETFs) due to "insufficient demand" that saw it fail to keep up with rivals at BlackRock’s iShares.

The four ETFs had a combined $360m (£264m) in assets under management as of 14 January, and will stop trading on 23 February at 2pm. The funds closing are:

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