Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are one of the most recent products in the market for investors who want diversification and low-cost exposure to a range of assets such as commodities, bonds, currencies or stocks.
Here Saxo Bank Group examines whether ETFs could be suitable for you.
All about ETFs
The acronym ETF stands for “exchange-traded fund” and is used to refer to standardised securities that track an index such as a stock market index, bond index or commodity index.
The fastest-growing ETF market began in 1993 when State Street Global Advisors launched SPDR S & P 500 Trust.
Over the next five years, many more were listed on US exchanges. Offering various advantages compared with conventional open-end mutual funds, ETFs have grown in popularity with investors and institutions alike, a trend that is eagerly adopted by many countries outside the US.
ETFs provide a low cost and tax-efficient way … Read more