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Sale – Lyxor ETF India

Today we sold our holding of 100 shares of Lyxor ETF India (the fund that tracks the S&P CNX NIFTY Index - the nifty fifty - the leading index for large companies on the National Stock Exchange of India) for £5.88 a share for a total return £588. Our original purchase of 100 shares was made on the 17th June 2009 for £5.6999 a share for a total outlay of £569.99. Our return before costs, a whopping 18 quid. There's been no change in our position on India - we're still very bullish in the short term through the long but with...

Purchase – Lyxor EFT India

After adding Lyxor EFT India to the radar early this week, yesterday we took the plunge and added 100 shares at £5.6999 for a total outlay of £569.99 India's economy has been more resilient than most following the recent global downturn and by investing in an Indian EFT, I'm basically staking a claim in the big caps of Indian Business. It's a great way to spread the risk, provided you've chosen the market carefully. Here's hoping!...

On the Radar – Lyxor ETF India

I've long been bullish on the Indian economy and have watched it's emergence as a burgeoning economic power with genuine interest over the past decade. Now, it's time to put my money where my mouth is and what better way, than with an Exchange Traded Fund (ETF). Exchange Traded Funds are index-linked funds that are tradeable just like normal equities. Their aim, simple, to closely replicate an Index or selection of equities. So I guess you can see where I'm going with this. The Lyxor ETF India does exactly what it says on the tin. The Index it is replicating? The S&P...