#FinancialBytes: 5 best-performing ETFs in which you can invest
Then, you may go for Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs). By offering advantages like high liquidity, low cost along with good returns, ETFs have started gaining massive popularity among Indian investors.
Here are top 5 ETFs for the year 2018.
First off, what is an Exchange Traded Fund (ETF)?
An Exchange Traded Fund is a basket of stocks which mirrors the composition of a stock market index and can be traded on exchanges. In layman terms, it is a Mutual Fund that can be bought/sold in real-time, and whose price changes throughout the day.
Pick No.1: Motilal Oswal NASDAQ 100 Exchange Traded Fund
Our first pick is the 'Motilal Oswal NASDAQ 100 Exchange Traded Fund' which opened at a Net Asset Value (NAV) of Rs. 483.08 today, 0.19% higher than its yesterday's NAV.
This fund generated whopping returns of 32.69% and 19.06% over the period of last one year and from this year's beginning to date respectively.
This ETF requires a minimum investment of Rs. 10,000.
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Pick #2: Edelweiss ETF Nifty Quality 30
Our second pick is 'Edelweiss ETF Nifty Quality 30' which opened at a Net Asset Value (NAV) of Rs. 274.34 today.
Over a one-year period, the fund has generated staggering returns of 17.58% for its investors, nearly 2% more than what its benchmark index Nifty Quality 30 in the same period.
You can start investing in this fund with a minimum of Rs. 5,000.
Spot 3: ICICI Prudential NV20 ETF
You may also go for the 'ICICI Prudential NV20 ETF' which today opened at a Net Asset Value of Rs. 50.23.
The fund has ushered returns of over 22% over a period of one year, just 1% less than its benchmark index NIFTY 50 Value 20 TRI in the same period.
This fund also requires a minimum of Rs. 5,000 as an investment.
Pick No. 4: Reliance ETF NV20
Our next pick for this year is the 'Reliance ETF NV20' which opened at a Net Asset Value (NAV) of Rs. 512.05 today.
Over the period of last one year, this ETF has showered returns of 22.53%, over 1% more than its benchmark index NIFTY 50 Value 20.
You can begin your investment in this ETF with a minimum of Rs. 5,000.
Here comes the last pick: Kotak NV 20 ETF
Our last but not the least pick is the 'Kotak NV 20 ETF' which today opened at a Net Asset Value (NAV) of Rs. 51.13.
This fund generated massive returns of 22.64% while its benchmark index NIFTY 50 Value 20 earned its investors returns of 21.02%.
This fund requires a minimum investment of Rs. 5,000.
Exchange Traded Fund
Edelweiss ETF Nifty Quality 30
Exchange Traded Funds
ICICI Prudential NV20 ETF
Kotak NV 20 ETF
Motilal Oswal NASDAQ 100 Exchange Traded Fund
Net Asset Value
NIFTY 50 Value 20 TRI
Reliance ETF NV20