NEW ETP: 2012.02.11
iShares has cross-listed four Minimum Volatility and One High Yield Fixed Income on Deutsche Börse’s XTF.
The aim of the four new ETFs is to track the performance of stock corporations which have exhibited low volatility in the past. Investors are able to focus on the following corporate markets: emerging markets, Europe, the USA and the market as a whole.
ETF name: iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Minimum Volatility
Benchmark: MSCI Emerging Markets Minimum Volatility Index
ETF name: iShares MSCI Europe Minimum Volatility
Benchmark: MSCI Europe Minimum Volatility (EUR)
ETF name: iShares MSCI World Minimum Volatility
Benchmark: MSCI World Minimum Volatility Index
ETF name: iShares S&P 500 Minimum Volatility
Benchmark: S&P 500 Minimum Volatility Index
The iShares Global High Yield Bond gives investors access to US dollar, British pound, Canadian dollar and euro-denominated corporate bonds from industrialised countries with a sub-investment grade rating. The remaining maturity for new bonds is at least 1.5 years and no more than 15 years. To maintain diversification, no single issuer may account for more than 3% of the index.
ETF name: iShares Global High Yield Bond
Asset class: bond index ETF
Benchmark: Markit iBoxx Global Dev High Yield Capped Index