How to choose an ETF

With thousands of ETFs to choose from across different asset clases, investment styles, geographies and sectors, there is a lot to think about before investing.

What is your investment objective?

Everyone's investment goals are unique. Considering your time horizon and risk profile, what outcomes are you targeting?


Grow wealth over the long term

Grow wealth over the long term

Generate an income

Generate an income

Benefit from short-term market movements

Benefit from short-term market movements

Things to consider

Once you have defined your investment outcome you are ready to look closer at the index and structure.

Exposure

Exposure
Find an ETF that tracks an index to reflect your investment strategy.

Cost

Cost
How much are you willing to pay to track the index you have selected?

Structure

Structure
Make sure you know how your ETF is structured, it can be physical or synthetic replication.