ETF & ETC: Our Preferred List | The Share Centre

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ETFs and ETCs:
our preferred list

Want help choosing the best exchange-traded fund or exchange-traded commodity for you? The ETFs and ETCs below are handpicked by our analysts for their low costs, tracking ability, size and interest to UK investors.

UK Equity

Risk Fund Name Geographical Area Analysis Invest Now
M5 DB X-Trackers FTSE All Share United Kingdom Our View
M5 iShares UK Dividend United Kingdom Our View
M5 SSGA SPDR S&P UK Dividend Aristocrats United Kingdom Our View
M5 iShares Core FTSE 100 United Kingdom Our View
M5 DB X-Trackers FTSE 250 United Kingdom Our View
M5 iShares MSCI UK Small Cap United Kingdom Our View

Europe

Risk Fund Name Geographical Area Analysis Invest Now
M6 iShares EURO STOXX 50 UCITS Europe Our View
M6 iShares EURO STOXX Small UCITS ETF GBP TR in GB Europe Our View
M6 SSGA SPDR S&P Euro Dividend Aristocrats Europe Our View
M6 Vanguard FTSE Developed Europe UCITS GBP TR in GB Europe Our View

Global Equity

Risk Fund Name Geographical Area Analysis Invest Now
M5 iShares Core MSCI World Global Our View
M5 UBS ETF MSCI World Socially Responsible Global Our View
M5 Vanguard FTSE All World High Dividend Yield Global Our View
M5 Vanguard FTSE All World Global Our View
M5 SSGA SPDR S&P Global Dividend Aristocrats Global Our View

North America

Risk Fund Name Geographical Area Analysis Invest Now
M7 iShares MSCI USA Small Cap UCITS North America Our View
M7 PS EQQQ Nasdaq 100 UCITS North America Our View
M7 SSGA SPDR S&P US Dividend Aristocrats UCITS North America Our View
M7 Vanguard S&P 500 UCITS North America Our View

Asia/Pacific

Risk Fund Name Geographical Area Analysis Invest Now
H8 iShares MSCI Japan UCITS Asia/Pacific Our View
H8 iShares MSCI Japan SmallCap Asia/Pacific Our View
H9 DB X-Trackers MSCI Pacific Ex Japan Index Asia/Pacific Our View

Emerging

Risk Fund Name Geographical Area Analysis Invest Now
H9 iShares MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS Emerging Market Our View
H9 Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets Emerging Market Our View
H9 HSBC MSCI China Emerging Market Our View
H9 iShares BRIC 50 Emerging Market Our View
H9 iShares MSCI EM Latin America Emerging Market Our View

Government Bonds

Risk Fund Name Geographical Area Analysis Invest Now
L2 iShares £ Index-Linked Gilts UCITS Government Bonds Our View
L2 iShares Core UK Gilts UCITS Government Bonds Our View
L2 iShares Global Government Bond UCITS Government Bonds Our View
L2 SSGA SPDR Barclays Emerging Markets Local Bond Government Bonds Our View

Corporate Bonds

Risk Fund Name Geographical Area Analysis Invest Now
L3 iShares Global Corporate Bond UCITS Corporate Bonds Our View
L3 iShares Global High Yield Corp Bond UCITS Corporate Bonds Our View

All Commodities

Please note that ETCs are deemed as complex investments and will require a completed appropriateness assessment.


Risk Fund Name Geographical Area Analysis Invest Now
H10 ETFS Agriculture Commodities Our View
H10 ETFS All Commodities Commodities Our View
H10 ETFS Industrial Metals USD Commodities Our View
H10 ETFS Physical Gold GBP in GB Commodities Our View
H10 ETFS Physical PM Basket Commodities Our View
H10 ETFS WTI Crude Oil USD in GB Commodities Our View
H10 ETFS Physical Silver GBP in GB Commodities Our View

Property

Risk Fund Name Geographical Area Analysis Invest Now
M4 iShares UK Property UCITS Property Our View
M4 iShares Developed Markets Property Yield UCITS Property Our View

Our investment research analysts draw on a range of news, analysis and research tools to provide the fundamental data for their views when selecting exchange traded products for our preferred range. The team of analysts meet with the relationship managers and on occasion the teams directly responsible for running the funds. This allows our analysts to better understand their style, process, philosophy, resources, capabilities and experience. The team also use filter tools, which involve the use of a number of statistical ratios and performance data to narrow down the decision-making process.

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