exchange-traded fund

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ex·change-trad·ed fund

 (ĭks-chānj′trā′dĭd)
n. Abbr. ETF
An index fund whose shares trade continuously on a securities exchange and allow investors to speculate on the performance of the market or sector represented by the fund's assets without the restrictions of traditional mutual funds.