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Why choose an ETF?

Lower costs

ETFs, especially those that are passively managed, entail fewer and lower fees than other types of investment

Low entry points

Unlike some other investment types, like mutual funds, the entry point for ETFs can be as low as $20, making them far more accessible

Instant diversification

Diversify your portfolio instantly with a single transaction, increasing the stability of your investment and gaining broader exposure to the market, all without increasing your workload

Equal footing

ETFs level the investment playing field by giving everyone, from retail traders to major institutions and hedge funds, the same minimum investment and the same annual costs

Stock-like liquidity

ETFs have the trading liquidity of an individual stock, which can be especially attractive during times of economic uncertainty

Minimise taxes

ETFs only incur tax liability when they are sold, giving you greater control over the taxable events your holdings are subject to

Outperform the market

By gaining exposure to industry subsectors with high growth expectations, ETF investments can outperform the market

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$6.3trn

The value of global ETF assets

1775 ETFs

The number of tradeable ETFs in Europe

$270.6bn

Total value of the SPDR S&P 500 ETF [SPY]

One of the things that I think sets ETFs apart from other products is that it’s probably the only democratic investment product out there

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Leveraged ETFs are complex financial instruments that carry significant risks. Certain leveraged ETF's are only considered appropriate for experienced traders