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
ETFS Soybean Oil-6.87-7.14-8.74-48.06USDCommodity & EnergyBuy
ETFS Soybeans USD1.28-2.22-2.10-7.93USDCommodity & EnergyBuy
ETFS Sugar-13.01-30.13-18.65-58.57USDCommodity & EnergyBuy
ETFS US Energy Infrastructure MLP GO UCITS ETF GBP-13.65-26.75-24.30-GBPCommodity & EnergyBuy
ETFS WTI 1yr19.9622.59-5.45-38.72USDCommodity & EnergyBuy
ETFS WTI 2yr11.8113.54-14.20-39.64USDCommodity & EnergyBuy
ETFS WTI 3yr6.126.76-21.04-41.77USDCommodity & EnergyBuy
ETFS WTI Crude Oil USD28.4331.23-20.53-59.74USDCommodity & EnergyBuy
ETFS Wheat USD-5.54-10.98-42.25-63.88USDCommodity & EnergyBuy
ETFS Zinc8.1313.7748.3242.25USDCommodity & EnergyBuy
ETFS-E Fund MSCI China A GO UCITS ETF GBP0.865.92-0.88-GBPEquity - ChinaBuy
Fidelity Europe Quality Income UCITS ETF Hedged Acc GBP----GBPEquity - Europe inc UKBuy
Fidelity Global Quality Income UCITS ETF Hedged Acc GBP----GBPEquity - InternationalBuy
Fidelity US Quality Income UCITS ETF Hedged Acc GBP----GBPEquity - USABuy
First Trust Eurozone AlphaDEX UCITS ETF A Acc Nav GBP0.8713.8349.83-GBPEquity - Europe ex UKBuy
First Trust Factor FX UCITS ETF A-0.18---USDCurrency - OtherBuy
First Trust United Kingdom AlphaDEX UCITS ETF A Acc GBP1.905.9810.78-GBPEquity - UKBuy
First Trust United Kingdom AlphaDEX UCITS ETF B Inc GBP1.745.81--GBPEquity - UKBuy
First Trust US Equity Income UCITS ETF A Inc GBP0.89-2.74--GBPEquity - USABuy
First Trust US Small Cap Core AlphaDEX UCITS ETF A Acc USD6.0615.42--USDEquity - Small Cap USABuy

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