Exchange Traded Funds

An ETF trades like a stock on a stock exchange and looks like a mutual fund. Its performance tracks an underlying index, which the ETF is designed to replicate.

ETF’s are designed to track an index, therefore considered a passive investment strategy. In recent years the interest in ETF’s has grown immensely. This has lead to the evolution of the product to include actively managed and rule based ETF’s. These solutions can give you exposure to either broad or specific areas of the market at for a lower cost than a mutual fund.

Valuable information can be found on the ETF providers’ websites. Some links are provided below:


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