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What are Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)?

Exchange Traded Funds are essentially Index Funds that are listed and traded on exchanges like stocks. Until the development of ETFs, this was not possible before. Globally, ETFs have opened a whole new panorama of investment opportunities to Retail as well as Institutional Money Managers. They enable investors to gain broad exposure to entire stock markets in different Countries and specific sectors with relative ease, on a real-time basis and at a lower cost than many other forms of investing.

An ETF is a basket of stocks that reflects the composition of an Index, like S&P CNX Nifty or BSE Sensex. The ETFs trading value is based on the net asset value of the underlying stocks that it represents. Think of it as a Mutual Fund that you can buy and sell in real-time at a price that change throughout the day.

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Performance of ETFs
Schemes Latest Price   % Change Asset Size NAV Returns in % (as on Oct 31, 2014)
        (Rs. cr.) (Rs./Unit) 1wk 1mth 3mth 6mth 1yr 2yr 3yr    
Motilal MOSt Shares Midcap 100 ETF 12.03 0.00 243.02 12.15 1.6 2.4 7.7 32.7 55.4 23.6 18.1
GS PSU Bank BeES 397.00 0.68 20.47 398.85 0.9 8.6 3.5 24.2 48.8 9.9 6.4
Kotak PSU Bank ETF 396.50 2.61 17.55 384.04 0.9 8.6 3.5 24.1 48.7 6.7 4.0
R*Shares Banking ETF 1,843.00 2.27 158.06 1,799.72 1.2 9.4 9.7 31.6 47.7 23.5 20.3
GS Bank BeES 1,725.95 2.42 194.87 1,692.75 1.2 9.4 9.6 31.4 45.7 21.5 18.7
GS Junior BeES 177.45 1.95 83.65 175.43 1.6 2.9 7.1 27.9 42.0 26.3 20.3
GS Infra BeES 329.00 1.03 31.35 323.30 1.4 6.7 1.9 24.6 34.4 14.0 6.5
R*shares CNX 100 ETF 87.10 -10.04 7.00 82.06 2.1 2.9 6.2 23.9 32.6 -- --
ICICI Prudential CNX 100 ETF 83.55 0.72 24.45 83.06 2.1 2.8 6.1 23.6 32.5 -- --
IIFL Nifty ETF 845.00 0.60 7.75 846.29 2.2 2.9 5.9 23.2 31.2 22.0 16.8
ICICI Prudential Nifty ETF 83.49 0.59 5.69 83.27 2.2 2.8 5.8 22.9 30.7 -- --
Kotak Sensex ETF 279.90 0.00 7.10 280.36 2.2 3.0 5.7 23.3 30.5 20.8 15.5
SBI Sensex ETF 280.00 -0.37 5.02 278.94 2.2 3.0 5.8 23.3 30.4 -- --
Religare Invesco Nifty ETF 280.00 -0.37 1.44 827.21 2.2 2.8 5.8 22.9 30.3 20.7 15.7
Birla Sun Life Nifty ETF 77.70 0.27 1.49 83.77 2.2 2.7 5.9 22.5 30.2 21.4 16.2
GS Nifty BeES 838.95 1.27 588.97 826.63 2.2 2.8 5.9 23.2 29.5 20.5 15.0
Kotak Nifty ETF 842.00 1.69 73.11 827.11 2.2 2.9 6.0 23.2 28.8 19.7 15.2
GS Shariah BeES 181.75 2.11 1.10 184.45 2.5 0.8 5.6 21.9 24.4 23.0 14.6
Motilal MOSt Shares NASDAQ 100 ETF 252.00 0.04 64.00 250.07 1.3 0.2 5.1 15.6 20.9 32.1 28.9
ICICI Pru SPIcE Plan 285.00 9.45 1.25 274.85 2.2 2.9 5.7 11.5 18.0 16.9 13.7
GS Hang Seng BeES 2,020.00 -3.80 6.62 2,109.20 2.6 3.3 -2.3 11.5 4.8 14.7 17.6
R*Shares Dividend ETF 20.95 0.00 13.20 21.33 0.7 3.8 5.4 25.1 -- -- --
GS Liquid BeES 1,000.00 0.00 786.15 1,000.00 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
R*shares Consumption ETF 30.85 1.65 13.17 33.23 1.6 1.9 9.4 26.9 -- -- --
R*Shares Nifty ETF 83.50 0.00 29.41 82.79 2.2 2.9 6.0 23.2 -- -- --
Motilal MOSt Shares M50 ETF 78.60 1.21 33.10 78.38 2.2 -28.6 -28.7 -14.8 -8.4 0.8 2.9
Motilal Oswal MOSt Shares Gold ETF 2,530.00 -1.50 53.97 2,623.69 -1.4 -0.6 -4.9 -2.5 -8.6 -8.1 --
R*Shares Gold ETF 2,369.00 -1.77 1,774.02 2,436.86 -1.7 -0.8 -4.7 -10.5 -9.5 -8.3 -1.7
Religare Invesco Gold ETF 2,515.00 -0.78 46.10 2,553.95 -1.5 -0.5 -5.6 -6.8 -10.3 -8.7 -1.9
SBI Gold Exchange Traded Fund 2,485.95 -0.91 1,104.51 2,531.96 -1.5 -0.5 -5.0 -4.5 -10.3 -8.7 -2.0
Quantum Gold Fund 1,215.00 -2.49 58.57 1,231.45 -1.5 -0.5 -5.0 -4.6 -10.4 -8.8 -2.1
UTI Gold Exchange Traded Fund 2,430.05 -1.20 538.90 2,474.03 -1.5 -0.4 -5.2 -4.8 -10.4 -8.9 -2.1
ICICI Pru Gold ETF 83.55 0.72 143.52 2,553.15 -1.5 -0.5 -5.0 -4.5 -10.4 -8.6 -1.9
Axis Gold ETF 2,485.05 -3.01 306.50 2,517.41 -1.5 -0.5 -5.0 -4.6 -10.4 -8.9 -2.2
HDFC Gold Exchange Traded Fund 2,520.00 -1.18 663.63 2,522.69 -1.5 -0.5 -5.0 -4.6 -10.4 -8.9 -2.1
GS Gold BeES 2,422.15 -1.71 2,022.17 2,463.27 -1.5 -0.5 -4.9 -4.5 -10.4 -8.8 -2.1
IDBI Gold Exchange Traded Fund 2,507.05 -2.01 126.22 2,578.18 -1.5 -0.5 -5.0 -4.6 -10.5 -8.9 -4.4
Kotak Gold ETF 2,444.20 -1.66 623.25 2,466.42 -1.5 -0.5 -5.0 -4.6 -10.6 -9.0 -2.2
Can Gold Exchange Traded Fund 2,570.00 -1.72 149.13 2,587.59 -1.2 -0.4 -4.0 -12.0 -10.6 -8.8 --
Birla Sun Life Gold ETF (G) 2,540.00 -0.41 87.91 2,580.43 -1.5 -0.5 -5.1 -7.7 -11.1 -8.7 -2.1
* Returns over 1 year are annualised.
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