Exchange Traded Funds: How they could fit into your portfolio
Three great reasons to explore ETFs - and one not to
The popularity of ETFs has exploded in the last decade - investment has risen ten-fold in Europe while in the US ETF investment is comfortably into the trillions of dollars. But what are ETFs? And how could they fit into your portfolio?
This plain-English factsheet offers investors a clear, jargon-free introduction to the benefits and risks of trading in ETFs. Including:
- What ETFs are – and how much they cost
- How to invest in ETFs
- ETF options for sophisticated investors
- How ETFs can help you invest outside of mainstream markets
Plus - Words of caution from a famous investor who believes ETF trading can give rise to bad habits.
This factsheet is not personal advice. Please remember tax rules can change and the value of the tax benefits will depend on your circumstances. The value of investments can fall as well as rise so you could get back less than you invest.