Investing in exchange-traded funds (“ETFs”) seems to be all the rage these days. In the US, the amount of investments held by passive equity ETFs have for the first time surpassed that in actively-managed funds. Equity ETFs now hold over US$4.25 trillion in assets under management and they only appear to be growing.
The Singapore ETF market, while much smaller, has also enjoyed good growth. Its assets have increased from about S$3.9 billion in March 2016 to about S$4.8 billion as of end March 2019 . But what exactly are ETFs and why are so many people investing in them?
In this infographic, we answer some of the most common questions investors have about ETFs. If you’re curious about ETF investing, then this infographic is for you.
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