Exchange traded funds

Exchange traded funds may be another alternative to investing directly in shares and may suit someone who doesn't want to actively manage a share portfolio.

What is an exchange traded fund?

An exchange traded fund (ETF) is similar to a managed fund but is has shares listed on the stock exchange which can be bought or sold just like a share.  ETF's typically invest in a basket of shares to mimic a particular index.

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Exchange Traded Funds

ASX Overview, explore the ASX site for more detailed videos on ETFs
ETF watch Compares ETFs