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Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 66% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading spread bets and CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how spread bets and CFDs work, and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

In investments, full replication refers to a type of physically replicated ETF that holds equities in all of the constituents of the benchmark it is designed to track.

Full replication definition

In investments, full replication refers to a type of physically replicated ETF that holds equities in all of the constituents of the benchmark it is designed to track.

For example, a fully replicated ETF which tracks the FTSE 100 (like iShares FTSE 100) would have 100 positions in different equities (as long as there are not more or less constituents in the index, which can occur).

If an ETF only holds a portion of the equities in its benchmark, it is referred to as sample replicated. If it holds none of the equities, but uses derivatives which are linked to those equities, it is synthetically replicated.

 

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