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Water ETF

What is 'Water ETF'

An exchange-traded fund that invests in companies operating in industries such as water treatment and purification, water utilities, water monitoring, and broader distribution and retail companies. Water ETFs invest the majority of their assets into publicly traded equities based on an underlying index, which may be created in house or by a third-party market service.

Explaining 'Water ETF'

There are water ETFs available that focus primarily on U.S.-based companies, while others have a more international focus. Underlying fund indexes are varied, but all include common stocks and American depositary receipts (ADRs) of foreign-based companies. The funds tend to be managed passively around their underlying indexes.

As the world's population grows, its finite water supply may become the most precious natural resource. This has led to heightened investor demand for companies engaged in creating potable water for consumers, irrigation supplies for farming, and other water-based goods and services.


Further Reading


The financialization of water
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Water exchange traded funds: A study on idiosyncratic risk using Markov switching analysisWater exchange traded funds: A study on idiosyncratic risk using Markov switching analysis
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The impact of energy and agriculture prices on the stock performance of the water industryThe impact of energy and agriculture prices on the stock performance of the water industry
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The muddy waters of financialisation and new accumulation strategies in the global water industry: The case of AGBARThe muddy waters of financialisation and new accumulation strategies in the global water industry: The case of AGBAR
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Sprinkle your investment portfolio with water!Sprinkle your investment portfolio with water!
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Latent Volatility Granger Causality and Spillovers in Renewable Energy and Crude Oil ETFsLatent Volatility Granger Causality and Spillovers in Renewable Energy and Crude Oil ETFs
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Investment returns in the water industry: a surveyInvestment returns in the water industry: a survey
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