ETFs

Match the market's returns with exchange-traded funds (what are ETFs?)

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Complete guide to passive investing through funds and ETFs

Complete guide to passive investing through funds and ETFs

Magazine | 27 Aug 2013

Explaining the logic behind passive investing, the important differences between tracker funds and ETFs, and the best-buy passive vehicles to follow markets from the FTSE 100 to the MSCI Emerging Markets index.

ETFs: an investment guide

ETFs: an investment guide

Guides | 24 Jul 2012

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) allow you to track the performance of a whole market – anything from the FTSE 100 to precious metals. Read on for What Investment’s starter guide.

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Where next for gold?

Where next for gold?

Magazine | 1 Jun 2012

Angelos Damaskos, who has run the Junior Gold Fund since launch in 2009, and Stuart Alexander, managing director of Gemini Investment Management, debate the outlook for gold.

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Passive and active funds compared

Passive and active funds compared

Magazine | 1 Apr 2012

With sales of cheap passive funds and ETFs on the increase, we look at whether active funds can justify their existence.

Investing in ETFs: the risks and benefits

Investing in ETFs: the risks and benefits

Magazine | 31 May 2011

Rob Langston looks at the exchange traded product industry, which until fairly recently has been largely overlooked by financial regulators.

Active funds versus ETFs

Active funds versus ETFs

Feature | 28 May 2011

Rob Langston looks at the exchange-traded product industry, which until fairly recently has been largely overlooked by financial regulators...

Why the regulator was caught napping on ETFs

Why the regulator was caught napping on ETFs

Magazine | 28 Apr 2011

What Investment's editor asks why the regulator has failed to move in the row over complex exchange traded products. 

ETFs in depth

ETFs in depth

Feature | 28 Jul 2010

With the ETF market becoming ever more populated, Joe McGrath considers where the value remains.

The ETF perspective: the ups and downs

Opinion | 27 Aug 2009

Stephen Barber, head of research at Selftrade, explains how a range of ETFs can utilise market volatility for the advantage of active investors.

Fund Review: ETF Securities Physical Gold

Opinion | 20 Mar 2009

Andrew Merricks looks at one of the options for fund investors who want exposure to gold.

Asset allocation through ETFs

Asset allocation through ETFs

Feature | 21 Nov 2008

Jenny Lowe explains how exchange-traded funds (ETFs) can help private investors put their asset allocation decisions into practice.

Passive investing: let the market do the work

Passive investing: let the market do the work

Feature | 3 Oct 2008

Jenny Lowe reviews the role of passively managed and index-tracking funds in an investor’s portfolio.

Tax and ETFs

Feature | 30 Apr 2008

Investors are being urged to familiarise themselves with the recent changes to tax laws to ensure they are seeing the full investment benefits of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs).

What are ETFs?

Feature | 26 Nov 2007

Daniel Draper, head of Lyxor ETFs UK, Ireland and the Nordic region, explains the basics of exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

Benefits of ETF investing

Feature | 17 Sep 2007

Pauline McCallion examines the case for investing in exchange-traded funds (ETFs).