Financial glossary

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Exchange traded fund (ETF)

Exchange traded funds (ETFs) are funds traded on the stock exchange. ETFs can invest in stocks, bonds or commodities. They generally track market indices (such as the MSCI) and are quoted intraday, close to their theoretical net asset values. ETFs offer investors access to diversified and passive liquid portfolios at low cost.

Investments in the aforementioned fund are subject to market fluctuation and risks inherent in investing in securities. The value of investments and the revenue they generate can increase or decrease and it is possible that investors will not recover their initial investment. Source: BNP Paribas Asset Management Holding.