Leverage Fintech Without Full Commitment in this ETF | ETF Trends

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Fintech is one of the premier disruptive themes and there are several exchange traded funds devoted to it, but for investors that want exposure to fintech without a 100% commitment, the ALPS Disruptive Technologies ETF (CBOE: DTEC) is an idea to consider.DTEC tracks the Indxx Disruptive Technologies Index, which identifies companies using disruptive technologies across ten thematic areas, including Healthcare Innovation, Internet of Things, Clean Energy and Smart Grid, Cloud Computing, Data and Analytics, FinTech, Robotics, and Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity, 3D Printing, and Mobile Payments. The changing landscape in the retail payments space underscores the utility of DTEC in the current market climate.“Competition in the retail payments sector is intensifying around the world,” said Moody’s Investors Service. “Fast-changing technologies are driving a rapid increase in online and mobile payments with new players, offering slick, single-click digital wallets and smartphone apps, grabbing part of the retail payments market, an area traditionally dominated by banks.”DTEC Fintech Exposure Is a PlusSome DTEC fintech components are already encroaching upon territory previously dominated by traditional banks, including smaller business loans, payment processing, and business payroll. Plus, there are advantages for fintech companies in pursuing bank charters even if it doesn’t mean …

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