Meaning of exchange-traded fund in English:

exchange-traded fund


  • A type of investment fund that is traded on a stock exchange.

    ‘two exchange-traded funds that own biotechnology stocks both fell about 4% this week’
    • ‘The volume of bullion held by gold exchange-traded funds rose to a fresh all-time high Wednesday.’
    • ‘Within the next decade exchange-traded funds will reach an exponential growth potential.’
    • ‘The SPDR Silver exchange-traded fund plunged 35 percent.’
    • ‘If you prefer the diversification of an exchange-traded fund, you might consider the Market Vectors Agribusiness ETF.’
    • ‘It's been about as low the exchange-traded fund has been since 2009.’