ETF - Exchange Traded Funds in Europe

Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) are very popular and combine the benefit of a fund with the flexibility of a stock.The ETFs listed on Nasdaq Nordic track the performance of a wide variety of underlying asset classes. There are also ETFs that provide magnified exposure to these assets through leveraged funds, which create the potential for several times greater daily return.

The ETFs listed on Nasdaq Stockholm track the performance of indexes such as the OMXS-30 and OMX Stockholm Benchmark Index. There are also ETFs that provide magnified exposure to these indexes through leveraged funds, which create the potential for a 1.5 – 2 times greater daily return.

ETF Seminars and Events

View the webcasts and download the presentations of previous events below. Click here to see when the next seminar for private investors take place.

October 21, 2014

Where is the European ETF market heading?

The ETF-market in Europe and the US has shown an enormous growth the last years, and an increasing number of Swedish institutions have adapted to the use of ETFs. How does the future of ETFs looks in Europe, and what are the next big trends?

On October 21, Nasdaq-together with Deutsche Bank, Xact and SEB hosted a half-day seminar in central Stockholm for institutional investors. Amongst the speakers were Thorsten Michalik, Global Head of Passive Investments, Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management, who gave the listeners insight on how the changed regulatory climate in Europe impacts the usage of ETFs. Thomas Thygesen, Head of X-asset Research at SEB, presented a macro outlook for 2015 whilst Peter Tengzelius from Nasdaq discussed the usage of Smart Beta in ETFs. From a user experience point of view, Lars Hamberg from Aktiva Fonder and Tomas Gylfe and Tobias Welin from Handelsbanken clarified how they use ETFs in their portfolio management.

Click here to find out more and watch the recorded seminar » 
Videos are available in Swedish or English.


May 16, 2013

ETFs - A Natural Part of Your Portfolio

An increasing number of institutions have adapted to the use of ETFs. How can this trend be explained? How can ETFs become a natural part of your portfolio?

On May 16, NASDAQ OMX—together with Deutsche Bank and Xact—hosted a half-day seminar in Spårvagnshallarna in Stockholm for institutional investors. Among the speakers were Erik Nielsen (Chief Strategist, Handelsbanken) and Sascha Levitt (Deutsche Bank). The audience also heard the thoughts and insights of two experienced portfolio managers, Samu Lang from Taaleritehdas and Peter Fahlstedt from Handelsbanken Asset Management. Samu and Peter offered practical advice, explaining how they evaluate and trade ETFs in their day-to-day management of the funds.

Below you can see some pictures from the event. If you would like to receive more information about this or future events please contact Helena Wedin, Senior Sales Director ETF/ETP Nordic.


February 10, 2012

"Exchange Traded Funds - A market within growth" 

NASDAQ OMX together with Deutsche Bank and XACT hosted an ETF Seminar at Hotel Scandic Anglais in Stockholm.

At the Seminar, we highlighted the current trends in the market, discussed the selection criteria for ETFs, and how we in today's turbulent financial market can take advantage of the ETFs flexibility and transparency.

The speakers included Christos Costandinides, Head of ETF Research at Deutsche Bank, Mats Nyman, Investment Strategist at Handelsbanken Capital Markets, Jose Garcia- Zarate, ETF Analyst at Morningstar Europe and Nalini Bonnier, CIO at Catella Förmögenhetsförvaltning.