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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 Mar 27, 2015)
        (Rs. cr.) (Rs./Unit) 1wk 1mth 3mth 6mth 1yr 2yr 3yr    
Motilal MOSt Shares Midcap 100 ETF 13.33 0.00 159.32 13.26 -1.3 -4.3 2.7 11.6 50.0 32.4 20.3
GS Junior BeES 192.12 -1.45 94.99 191.77 -1.5 -3.0 4.0 12.0 43.6 30.2 23.7
R*Shares Banking ETF 1,955.00 2.32 440.94 1,935.74 -2.2 -9.8 -2.7 16.5 42.5 27.6 23.4
GS Bank BeES 1,810.25 0.47 2,184.02 1,806.09 -2.2 -8.4 -3.4 15.5 41.1 26.1 21.9
R*shares CNX 100 ETF 85.05 -1.73 28.64 84.67 -2.3 -6.4 1.5 5.9 28.3 23.2 --
ICICI Prudential CNX 100 ETF 86.20 -1.87 27.90 85.85 -2.2 -6.2 1.8 6.1 28.2 -- --
R*Shares Nifty ETF 85.36 -1.83 24.99 84.80 -2.4 -6.6 1.4 5.2 26.2 -- --
IIFL Nifty ETF 856.75 -1.60 6.68 866.05 -2.4 -6.7 1.4 5.1 26.0 22.6 18.6
R*shares Consumption ETF 35.99 12.47 14.09 33.75 -1.5 -2.3 -- 3.8 26.0 -- --
ICICI Prudential Nifty ETF 87.90 -1.78 108.26 85.20 -2.4 -6.6 1.4 5.0 25.7 22.4 --
Motilal MOSt Shares NASDAQ 100 ETF 280.00 -1.22 68.69 269.55 -2.9 -1.5 -1.4 9.0 25.6 33.0 24.2
Birla Sun Life Nifty ETF 100.08 0.16 2.17 85.86 -2.3 -6.4 1.6 5.1 25.5 22.2 18.2
Religare Invesco Nifty ETF 100.08 0.16 0.00 844.29 -2.4 -6.7 1.2 4.7 25.3 21.9 17.5
GS Nifty BeES 839.51 -0.44 724.11 837.57 -2.4 -6.1 0.4 4.0 24.7 21.3 17.2
Kotak Nifty ETF 836.00 -0.54 97.90 836.53 -2.3 -6.7 1.3 3.9 24.6 19.7 16.6
SBI Sensex ETF 352.90 0.00 4.26 280.67 -2.5 -6.6 0.4 3.5 24.3 22.2 --
GS PSU Bank BeES 373.12 -0.66 57.66 369.56 -4.7 -12.4 -19.8 -0.6 23.7 7.5 2.8
Kotak Sensex ETF 275.00 -1.08 8.31 276.09 -2.5 -6.6 0.4 1.3 21.7 18.8 16.2
GS Infra BeES 327.22 -2.26 40.84 320.22 -1.0 -3.6 6.3 4.4 20.8 20.4 9.1
GS Shariah BeES 185.15 0.00 1.37 181.34 -2.5 -4.0 0.6 -1.3 19.8 19.4 15.6
Motilal MOSt Shares M50 ETF 79.01 -0.83 29.78 79.77 -2.5 -6.8 1.0 1.9 19.7 22.7 16.4
GS Hang Seng BeES 2,000.38 1.55 6.91 2,216.05 0.2 -0.4 1.2 7.2 18.7 15.3 15.8
Kotak PSU Bank ETF 343.46 0.90 22.41 340.08 -4.7 -12.3 -19.8 -5.0 18.2 5.0 -1.0
ICICI Pru SPIcE Plan 291.00 0.00 3.30 276.34 -2.5 -6.5 0.3 3.4 12.4 16.1 14.7
R*Shares Dividend ETF 18.75 0.00 13.65 20.22 -2.7 -6.6 -6.8 -1.7 -- -- --
GS Liquid BeES 1,000.00 0.00 749.01 1,000.00 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
GS Gold BeES 2,419.50 -1.45 1,871.87 2,469.53 1.7 -0.7 -2.0 -0.6 -5.6 -6.5 -3.3
IDBI Gold Exchange Traded Fund 2,538.00 -1.99 110.76 2,583.84 1.7 -0.7 -2.0 -0.6 -5.7 -6.5 -3.4
HDFC Gold Exchange Traded Fund 2,515.75 -0.86 619.61 2,526.76 1.7 -0.7 -2.1 -0.7 -5.7 -6.5 -3.4
ICICI Pru Gold ETF 86.20 -1.87 124.77 2,558.68 1.7 -0.7 -2.0 -0.6 -5.7 -6.3 -3.2
SBI Gold Exchange Traded Fund 2,482.85 -1.34 995.83 2,537.27 1.7 -0.7 -2.1 -0.6 -5.7 -6.3 -3.2
Quantum Gold Fund 1,234.45 -0.04 57.43 1,233.71 1.7 -0.7 -2.1 -0.7 -5.8 -6.5 -3.3
Kotak Gold ETF 2,429.40 -1.00 540.91 2,470.25 1.7 -0.7 -2.1 -0.7 -5.8 -6.6 -3.5
Axis Gold ETF 2,510.45 -0.18 267.36 2,521.71 1.7 -0.7 -2.1 -0.7 -5.8 -6.5 -3.4
UTI Gold Exchange Traded Fund 2,424.15 -1.46 489.81 2,474.63 1.7 -0.7 -2.3 -0.7 -6.1 -6.6 -3.4
Motilal Oswal MOSt Shares Gold ETF 2,452.50 0.00 45.83 2,552.96 1.6 -1.0 -4.8 -3.5 -6.4 -7.1 -3.9
R*Shares Gold ETF 2,359.90 -1.39 1,483.73 2,421.91 1.9 -0.9 -1.8 -1.7 -8.4 -6.3 -3.2
Religare Invesco Gold ETF 2,490.00 -3.45 0.00 2,549.63 1.7 -0.7 -2.2 -1.0 -8.8 -6.5 -3.3
Can Gold Exchange Traded Fund 2,550.00 -0.31 116.99 2,545.26 1.5 -1.2 -1.4 -2.0 -9.5 -7.4 -4.0
Birla Sun Life Gold ETF (G) 2,508.35 -2.60 79.68 2,581.87 1.7 -0.7 -2.4 -1.1 -9.8 -6.5 -3.3
* Returns over 1 year are annualised.
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