Exchange Traded Funds

Introduction to ETFs

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are collective funds that trade on a stock exchange. They are designed to track the movements of an index, commodity or basket of assets. They will do this by taking positions in the underlying securities that make up an index in the same weights that they appear in that index.

ETFs are offered on a vast range of indices and commodities and usually have a lower annual management fee than other types of collective investment fund. They are also bought and sold in the same way as normal shares, but because they are a basket of stocks like a fund, you do not pay stamp duty on the purchase of ETFs, as stamp duty has already been paid on the underlying investments held by the ETF. However you will be subject to tax on any gains made from your investment in an ETF.*

*Tax laws may change. If you have any queries on taxation in relation to your investments please speak to a qualified tax advisor.

Risk Warning

The price and value of investments and their income fluctuates: you may get back less than the amount you invested. The tax treatment of investments is subject to tax law and HMRC practice which are subject to change.

Name6 Months (%)1 Year (%)3 Years (%)5 Years (%)CurrencySector
DB X-Trackers DAX UCITS ETF (DR) - Income 1D GBP2.2021.9549.7986.94GBPEquity - Europe Single CountryBuy
DB X-Trackers Euro Stoxx 50 ex Financials UCITS ETF (DR) 1D GBP0.4923.4060.86105.31GBPEquity - Europe ex UKBuy
DB X-Trackers EURO Stoxx Select Dividend 30 UCITS ETF (DR) 1D GBP1.9718.6965.48116.87GBPEquity - Europe ex UKBuy
DB X-Trackers FTSE 100 Equal Weight UCITS ETF (DR) 1D GBP-0.4412.30--GBPEquity - UKBuy
DB X-Trackers FTSE 100 UCITS ETF (DR) 1C GBP1.9712.0633.1751.57GBPEquity - UKBuy
DB X-Trackers FTSE All World Ex UK UCITS ETF (DR) 1C GBP4.4515.67--GBPEquity - InternationalBuy
DB X-Trackers FTSE Vietnam UCITS ETF 1C GBP17.6327.3821.1376.98GBPEquity - Asia Pacific Single CountryBuy
DB X-Trackers FTSE China 50 UCITS ETF (DR) 1C GBP10.4922.1645.3859.67GBPEquity - ChinaBuy
DB X-Trackers Harvest FTSE China AH 50 Index UCITS ETF (DR) 1D USD19.7131.02--USDEquity - ChinaBuy
DB X-Trackers II Iboxx Global Inflation-Linked UCITS ETF 3D GBP0.663.4210.9516.35GBPFixed Int - GlobalBuy
DB X-Trackers II Barclays Global Aggregate Bond UCITS ETF 3D GBP0.352.44--GBPFixed Int - GlobalBuy
DB X-Trackers II Barclays Global Aggregate Bond UCITS ETF 1D GBP-3.120.9221.88-GBPFixed Int - GlobalBuy
DB X-Trackers II Global Government Bond UCITS ETF (DR) 2D GBP0.151.916.4814.44GBPFixed Int - GlobalBuy
DB X-Trackers II Harvest CSI China Sovereign Bond UICTS ETF (DR) 1D USD2.612.67--USDFixed Int - Other Single Short/Med MatBuy
DB X-Trackers II Sterling Cash UCITS ETF 1D GBP0.060.090.621.17GBPCurrency - SterlingBuy
DB X-Trackers II EUR High Yield Corporate Bond UCITS ETF (DR) 1D EUR1.404.86--EURFixed Int - EUR High YieldBuy
DB X-Trackers JPX Nikkei 400 UCITS ETF (DR) 2D Hedged GBP13.7918.53--GBPEquity - JapanBuy
DB X-Trackers MSCI Africa Top 50 Index UCITS ETF 1C USD0.5213.94-4.55-3.49USDEquity - AfricaBuy
DB X-Trackers MSCI EMU Index UCITS ETF (DR) 1C USD3.0519.01--USDEquity - Europe ex UKBuy
DB X-Trackers MSCI EMU Index UCITS ETF (DR) 2C GBP2.3517.71--GBPEquity - Europe ex UKBuy

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