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Top 50 ETFs 2019: Satellite ETFs

Top 50 ETFs 2019: Satellite ETFs


Vanguard FTSE 250 UCITS ETF (VMID)

Some investors may want to decide their own weighting to UK mid-cap stocks rather than relying on that offered by all-cap ETFs recommended in the core section. If so, then this Vanguard ETF is the panel’s choice. This ETF was unanimously picked by the panel given its excellent tracking record, size and tradeability, and cost. The ETF has an ongoing charge of just 0.1 per cent, the cheapest around. Xtrackers offers a FTSE 250 ETF for 0.15 per cent, but this is far smaller, while an iShares product is closer in size but charges 0.4 per cent. The iShares ETF had rivalled Vanguard despite its significantly higher fee as it was superior in size, but in the past year VMID has overtaken it to become the largest, with over £1.2bn in assets.

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