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What The ETF?

Exchange Traded Funds or ETFs have been available in the US since 1993. They made their appearance in Europe in 1999. They arrived in Singapore in 2002.

The two ETFs that track the Singapore market’s benchmark are the STI ETF (SGX: ES3) and the Nikko AM STI ETF  (SGX: G3B).

Exchange Traded Funds are often referred to as passive investing. But what exactly is an ETF What does it do? And who are they suitable for?


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