They might sound almost identical but investors shouldn’t conflate ETFs with ETPs. For investors starting out in the market, it pays to know the difference.
When building a balanced portfolio, most investors seek exposure to the four main asset classes – equities, fixed income, property, and cash. But one big barrier to entry for many investors is knowing exactly how and what to invest in. To simplify the decision-making process, it may be worth considering exchange-traded-funds (ETFs).