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Best exchange Traded funds

What are ETFs?

"ETF" stands for Exchange Traded Fund. ETFs are available as shares and CFDs.

An ETF is, generally, a trust or company that invests in baskets of stocks with the intention of tracking a particular index. Securities or interests in these funds can be traded on the ASX like a share.Forget traders and trading  with exchange traded funds you can do away with you brokers and rest easy knowing that  you will be reducing  the volatility of  sharemarkets and also be able to invest in other country stock markets

iShares MSCI EAFE

(IVE) : for  Australasia Europe Far East ( Reflects the performance of European, Australasian and Far Eastern markets)

iShares S&P Asia 50 (IAA) : for investing in asia ( The index covers the large-cap constituents in Hong Kong, Korea, Taiwan and Singapore.)

iShares FTSE/Xinhua China 25

( izz) for china : ( The Index consists of 25 of the largest and most liquid Chinese companies. All of the securities in the Index trade on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange)

ETFS Physical Gold ( asx code – GOLD ) for investing in gold : (Provide a return equivalent to the gold spot price.)

More International ETF LISTED –>> HERE

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Exchange Traded Funds - Australian Securities Exchange - ASX

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IShares
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www.ishares.com

 

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