he following article will tell you the options in buying ETFs in Europe, including US ETFs.

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What are ETFs

ETFs or ‘Exchange-Traded Funds’ have made their first entry in 1993. An Exchange-Traded Fund is similar to that of stocks and is usually traded in Stock Exchanges.

It generally consists of assets such as Bonds, Stocks, Equities and Commodities which exist in order to keep the trading closer to the Net Asset Value (with a slight chance of causing deviations as well). Each ETF individually consists of more assets. For example, The ETF which follows the index S&P 500 consists of 500 equities. Some of the popular Equity Index following ETFs are ‘NASDAQ 100’ and ‘S&P 500’.

Asset Management Companies like Vanguard or BlackRock issue ETFs and each individual asset management company are able to issue more ETFs. In many ways, ETFs generally track an Index which is Stock Index or Bond Index. It is estimated that between the time period of 1993–2015, an amount of 2 trillion US dollars was invested in ETFs in the United States of America.

The prime features which make ETFs into an attractive investment option are their low costs, tax efficiency, availability of many choices, features similar to that of stocks, etc.

Different types of ETFs

Low Costs: ETFs have low costs when compared to that of other mutual funds. The annual overall costs which can be 0.1% whereas the annual management fees of mutual funds can be around 1–2%.

Tax Efficiency:ETFs have an attractive tax efficiency when compared to mutual funds. There is an exception in the case of ETFs provided by the Vanguard company as there might not be the enjoyable tax advantages.

Many Choices:There is a wide range of options for choosing ETFs from various Regions, Sectors, etc.

Trading of ETFs:Unlike the mutual funds which can be traded only at the end of the day, ETFs can be bought or sold whenever the market is available.

Buying an ETF online:

The common questions people have in mind when they want to buy or invest in an ETF online are: What are the most important aspects one should keep in mind while buying an ETF online? How can one invest in an ETF online? What is the process involved in buying or selling an ETF online?

The steps involved in buying an ETF online are:

You can trade an ETF on various Stock Exchanges. Although it is advised to choose from the Stock Exchanges with low commission rates. The commission rates actually vary according to the broker you choose. In order to avoid the conversion fees, you should choose the ETF and broker with the same currency as different Stock Exchange results in a different currency.

The above-mentioned tips are the basic and necessary techniques for you to trade an ETF. By having a good plan and following these techniques thoroughly, you can be able to reap benefits from the ETFs that you have purchased.

Do it yourself providers (DIY)

Some of the best in market online brokers for investing in ETFs in 2019 are:


  1. You can build a best and diversified portfolio using the ETF Portfolio Builder.
  2. You can find the best funds for the portfolio using the ETF screeners.
  3. There are no additional or hidden charges to use Schwab’s platforms and mobile apps.


  1. Having the overabundance of platforms makes the tools hard to find.
  2. Forcing the investor to hire a financial advisor who belongs to their platform.

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