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Learn how ETFs compare to other investment products.
|ETF||Bonds||Shares||Traditional Managed Fund|
|Diversification of investment within the asset class||Basket of securities (generally high)||Individual securities (generally low)||Individual securities (generally low)||Depends on different funds - Basket of securities|
|Pricing||Continuous on exchange intra-day pricing||No centralised exchange or trade history||Continuous on exchange intra-day pricing||Daily quote after market close|
|Liquidity||Comparatively Higher||Varies||Varies||Varies between daily, monthly and quarterly|
|Management Fees||Typically less than traditional managed funds||N/A||N/A||Active funds generally incur higher management costs|
|Accessibility||High||Low for many bonds||High||Varies depending on fund|
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