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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 Sep 22, 2014)
        (Rs. cr.) (Rs./Unit) 1wk 1mth 3mth 6mth 1yr 2yr 3yr    
Motilal MOSt Shares Midcap 100 ETF 12.04 0.00 247.60 12.23 -1.7 5.4 11.6 45.4 66.3 26.1 17.7
GS PSU Bank BeES 398.82 -0.72 40.78 400.51 -2.1 5.8 -0.5 52.6 58.2 9.3 5.8
Kotak PSU Bank ETF 385.86 -2.19 17.93 385.66 -2.1 5.8 -0.6 52.5 58.1 6.1 3.4
R*Shares Banking ETF 1,735.41 1.60 161.78 1,734.87 -0.1 4.3 7.6 35.5 52.6 23.1 19.5
GS Junior BeES 175.49 0.69 82.19 174.88 -1.1 3.1 9.6 37.2 51.1 28.5 19.4
GS Bank BeES 1,626.64 0.05 238.28 1,632.34 -0.1 4.3 7.6 35.3 50.7 21.2 17.9
GS Infra BeES 324.87 1.36 75.26 319.45 -0.9 -0.4 -2.2 28.5 42.4 15.2 5.1
Motilal MOSt Shares M50 ETF 113.34 0.79 32.95 113.62 0.2 0.7 5.8 27.8 41.4 22.7 17.5
ICICI Prudential CNX 100 ETF 83.10 1.34 24.79 82.57 0.7 3.1 8.7 27.6 38.4 -- --
R*shares CNX 100 ETF 84.00 -3.44 7.10 81.55 0.7 3.2 8.8 27.8 38.1 -- --
IIFL Nifty ETF 835.00 0.42 8.03 840.88 1.0 3.1 8.5 26.4 36.6 22.4 --
ICICI Prudential Nifty ETF 82.25 0.54 6.02 82.76 1.0 3.1 8.4 26.1 36.1 -- --
Religare Invesco Nifty ETF 767.00 1.97 0.00 822.59 1.0 3.1 8.5 26.1 35.8 21.1 16.8
Birla Sun Life Nifty ETF 77.00 -0.08 1.52 83.25 1.0 3.1 8.8 25.5 35.4 21.8 17.4
Kotak Sensex ETF 276.05 -0.52 7.16 277.68 1.0 3.0 8.3 25.8 35.0 20.7 16.5
GS Nifty BeES 821.27 0.10 592.01 821.61 1.0 3.2 8.6 26.4 35.0 20.8 16.2
SBI Sensex ETF 279.00 -9.05 4.68 276.18 1.0 3.0 8.4 25.7 34.8 -- --
Kotak Nifty ETF 820.00 -0.48 82.82 821.90 1.0 3.2 8.6 26.4 34.1 20.1 16.3
GS Shariah BeES 180.00 -0.55 1.12 187.74 1.9 6.9 13.2 27.1 31.4 23.0 17.4
Motilal MOSt Shares NASDAQ 100 ETF 245.60 0.38 64.36 249.13 1.2 1.8 9.4 11.2 24.6 27.1 31.2
ICICI Pru SPIcE Plan 269.50 0.00 1.32 272.19 1.0 2.9 -1.8 13.7 22.1 16.8 14.6
GS Hang Seng BeES 2,085.00 2.16 6.74 2,140.10 -0.7 -2.7 6.8 16.8 3.8 17.8 20.5
R*Shares Nifty ETF 81.70 0.00 29.56 82.26 1.0 3.2 8.6 26.4 -- -- --
R*Shares Dividend ETF 20.64 -0.77 13.19 21.10 -0.6 2.8 4.0 -- -- -- --
GS Liquid BeES 1,000.00 0.00 875.30 1,000.00 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
R*shares Consumption ETF 31.75 2.42 13.03 32.94 1.0 5.9 13.6 -- -- -- --
Motilal Oswal MOSt Shares Gold ETF 2,580.35 -0.02 53.87 2,632.76 -1.5 -5.4 -5.5 -7.0 -10.8 -9.3 --
R*Shares Gold ETF 2,422.35 -0.16 1,769.96 2,431.79 -1.7 -5.5 -5.8 -11.3 -12.2 -9.8 -2.7
Birla Sun Life Gold ETF (G) 2,589.40 0.94 87.19 2,595.99 -1.5 -5.2 -6.4 -12.5 -12.3 -9.9 -2.9
Religare Invesco Gold ETF 2,548.65 0.69 0.00 2,561.71 -1.5 -5.5 -7.8 -11.7 -12.5 -9.9 -2.8
SBI Gold Exchange Traded Fund 2,535.60 -0.37 1,100.39 2,539.59 -1.1 -5.5 -5.6 -9.0 -12.5 -9.9 -2.8
Axis Gold ETF 2,542.45 -0.53 307.11 2,525.48 -1.5 -5.5 -5.6 -9.1 -12.6 -10.0 -3.0
HDFC Gold Exchange Traded Fund 2,577.15 -0.44 663.54 2,530.78 -1.5 -5.5 -5.6 -9.0 -12.6 -10.1 -2.9
GS Gold BeES 2,479.85 -0.25 2,003.87 2,470.58 -1.5 -5.5 -5.5 -9.0 -12.6 -10.1 -3.0
Can Gold Exchange Traded Fund 2,605.00 -1.14 149.12 2,600.94 -1.5 -4.5 -4.8 -10.0 -12.6 -9.9 --
Kotak Gold ETF 2,479.35 -0.06 617.40 2,474.28 -1.5 -5.5 -5.6 -9.2 -12.6 -10.2 -3.0
ICICI Pru Gold ETF 83.10 1.34 142.48 2,560.95 -1.5 -5.5 -5.6 -9.0 -12.6 -9.8 -2.8
Quantum Gold Fund 1,248.00 -0.16 58.63 1,235.27 -1.5 -5.5 -5.6 -9.1 -12.7 -10.0 -2.9
IDBI Gold Exchange Traded Fund 2,568.45 -0.30 125.86 2,585.97 -1.5 -5.5 -5.6 -9.1 -12.7 -10.1 --
UTI Gold Exchange Traded Fund 2,477.00 -0.35 537.81 2,478.21 -1.5 -5.5 -5.9 -9.2 -12.8 -10.1 -3.0
* Returns over 1 year are annualised.
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