Exchange Traded Fund
In this blog, we will briefly discuss about the ETFs and their different types with a comparison to Mutual Funds.
What are ETFs?
- They are created to replicate an Index.
- ETFs are listed and traded on the Stock exchanges.
- There is option of putting limit orders.
- We get the Delivery of ETFs in our Demat account.
Types of ETFs
- Index ETF — Track the benchmark like NIFTY & SENSEX.
- Gold ETF — Tracks precious metals like gold, silver, etc.
- Sector ETF — Invests in stocks specifically in 1 sector.
- Bond ETF — Invests in bonds like treasury bills, corp, etc.
- Currency ETF — Gives exposure to foreign exchange (forex).
- Global ETF — Invests in global stocks like Apple, Tesla, etc.
ETFs vs Mutual Fund
|Flexibility||These can be bought and sold during trading hours on stock exchanges.||It involves placing a request with the Mutual Fund house and generally takes a longer time.|
|NAV||Bought and sold at real-time NAV||Bought and sold at closing NAV|
|Lock-in period and Exit load||Not Applicable||Applicable|
|Expense Ratio||Low Expense ratio||Relatively higher as they are usually actively managed|
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