Exchange traded funds (ETFs) are growing in popularity the world over. Since their introduction in South Africa, they have attracted a lot of investment and the number available continues to grow.
So what are the advantages of investing in them? And are they a good alternative to unit trusts?
Let's take a closer look…
The benefits of ETFs
There are a number of benefits to ... ››› more
It's not surprising why so many people like investing in funds.
It removes the need to pick individual shares to invest in and you can easily contribute to grow your investment over the long-term.
The two most common types of funds in South Africa are exchange traded funds (ETFs) and unit trust funds.
So what are the differences between the two types of funds? And which one is cheaper to... ››› more
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