How to choose the best ETFs

We’re big fans of exchange-traded funds (ETFs). ETFs, which are listed on the stock market, are generally ‘passive’ funds – they aim to track the performance of a particular index or commodity, rather than trying to beat the market, as an ‘active’ fund does.

So, if the FTSE 100 rises by 10%, you’d expect a FTSE 100 ETF to rise in value by roughly 10% too. The big advantage of ETFs is that they offer exposure to a wide range of markets without having to shell out a hefty fee to an active manager, who will [...]

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