Over the years, there has been a strong move to exchange traded funds.
One of the major reasons for a rise in their popularity is the realisation that actively managed funds have a strong tendency to fail on the performance side of things.
On the other hand, passively managed funds, like ETFs, follow the market's performance, and this strategy can pay off over the long-term.
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ETFs or exchange traded funds, are a type of collective investment scheme. They work in a similar way to unit trusts, but they are listed on the stock market.
So if you want to invest in ETFs, how can you do it? And why should you consider investing in ETFs?
Read on to find out…
How to invest in ETFs
When you invest in ETFs, you’re buying shares in a fund. These shares are your ... ››› more
If you want to invest on the stock market, but you're not comfortable picking individual shares, you have an option.
You can invest in exchange traded funds (ETFs) instead. These funds represent a basket of shares, which varies depending on the focus of the fund.
So why should you look to invest in ETFs?
Read on to find out…
ETFs offer diversification
Investing in shares is ris... ››› more
If you want to invest on the stock market without buying individual company shares, one option open to you is to invest in exchange traded funds (ETFs). ETFs are baskets of shares that trade on the stock market just like shares. ETFs hold assets such as shares, bonds, futures and commodities. You can buy and sell ETFs through your stockbroker. Read on to uncover the benefits of buying ETFs…
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