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Low cost global index fund or etf recommendation?

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    Low cost global index fund or etf recommendation?

    Looking for exposure in the global economy. Low cost <0.5% management.

    thought about vanguard etfs but hear it’s illiquid because of low volumes?

    any recommendations?


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    Trading in HK? Or anywhere?

    IWDA - London Stock Exchange - USD accumulating (i.e. dividends accumulate and not paid out)

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    US based, look here for inspiration:

    https://www.etf.com/sections/blog/wo...o-hits-005-fee

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    Quote Originally Posted by shri
    Trading in HK? Or anywhere?

    IWDA - London Stock Exchange - USD accumulating (i.e. dividends accumulate and not paid out)
    yes something I can buy in HK.

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    shri, what's the recommended way to invest in these funds / ETFs? I have an Interactive Brokers account, but was wondering if a bank is considered the safer way to do longer-term investments?


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    Quote Originally Posted by babediboopi
    shri, what's the recommended way to invest in these funds / ETFs? I have an Interactive Brokers account, but was wondering if a bank is considered the safer way to do longer-term investments?
    Might be safer but the problem here in HK is that it depends on where you want to buy your ETFs. If it is US, HK or China you can go through the banks here but if it is e.g. UK you would have to use a broker (or those alternatives) just search this forum as it has been discussed numerous times.
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    Vanguard ETFs are illiquid in HK because the HKSE is a much smaller market. The mainstream LSE listed Vanguard ETFs are very liquid.

    The drawback with the LSE is you'll need to go through a broker which is is typically viewed as a less safe place for your investments than a bank.

    So far the only way I've been able to mitigate this (and it's an imperfect way of doing that) is by using multiple brokers for my LSE investments and using HSBC for anything I want to buy in HK / China.

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    An ETF that will pay you to invest . . .

    https://finance.yahoo.com/news/forge...165404077.html