What are the ARK ETFs and Can I Invest in Them?

Fund firm ARK Invest is causing a sensation in the US with its thematic ETFs. What's going on, and can UK investors get a piece of the action? 

Ali Masarwah 26 February, 2021 | 9:09AM
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The provider ARK Invest is causing a sensation in the US with high-risk thematic ETFs. After its ARK Innovation ETF posted a 150% return in 2020, the firm has seen staggering inflows - some $5.2 billion in the first few weeks (to February 11) of 2021 alone.

UK investors may be disappointed to find it is difficult to get a piece of the action, though. These ETFs are listed and sold in the US, and accessing them can be complicated and expensive.

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Ali Masarwah

Ali Masarwah  is the editor of Morningstar.de in Germany.