Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) are open-ended mutual funds which are issued by Mutual Fund Management Companies (M.F.M.C.) and are admitted to trading on the Stock Exchange. Just like shares, ETFs can be traded, as easily, at any time-during open trading hours by Members-Brokerage firms. It is a product that offers to investors the benefits of a diversified portfolio, i.e. the risks involved are reduced by spreading them across a wide portfolio, while its main investment objective is to reproduce the performance of a specific index.
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