Best and Worst Performing ETFs in February

Cryptcurrency ETFs dominate the top 20 this month, but there is also space for rhodium and oil. Meanwhile gold and mining stocks struggled, along with alternative energy trackers

Valerio Baselli 3 March, 2021 | 9:53AM

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According to Morningstar data, there were almost 447 percentage points between the best and worst performing exchange-traded products (ETPs) in February, with returns for the month ranging from 433% to -7%.

We have looked at the key trends in the second month of the year, excluding inverse and leveraged funds. These instruments, being purely passive products, reflect the evolution of the markets without the bias (good or bad) of an active manager.

Top Performing ETFs of February 

Cryptocurrencies continue to shine. A combination of endorsements from prominent business people including Tesla's Elon Musk, and several investment banks that have said they would buy and accept the currencies, have been pushing up the value of main cryptos since the beginning of the year.

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Valerio Baselli

Valerio Baselli  is an Editor at Morningstar Italy.

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