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IndexIQ has added two new funds to the firm's ETF line-up.
The IQ Canada Small Cap ETF (CNDA) and IQ Australia Small Cap ETF (KROO) track indices intended to give investors a means of passively tracking the overall performance of the small-capitalization sector of publicly traded companies domiciled and primarily listed on exchanges in Canada and Australia respectively.
The expense ratio for both ETFs is 0.69%.
For more ETF investing choices, see the country ETF directory.
ProShares has introduced three new ETFs that provide short exposure to China, Real Estate and Basic Materials Indexes.
The new exchange traded funds complement existing double inverse ETFs based on the same indexes and are intended for investors who prefer the lower volatility of single inverse exposure.
For more ETF investing choices, see the short ETF directory.
State Street Global Advisors recently launched the SPDR S&P Russia ETF (RBL).
Designed to provide investors with access to companies domiciled in Russia, the world’s largest producer of natural gas and oil, the new ETF seeks to track the performance of the S&P BMI Russia Capped Index.
The Index includes companies domiciled in Russia with a float-adjusted market cap of $100 million or more and a minimum value traded of $50 million for the last 12 months at the time of annual reconstitution.Continue Reading »
Claymore Securities has added to its ETF line-up a suite designed to track three of Wilshire Associates’ broad market indexes: the Wilshire 5000 Total Market ETF (WFVK), the Wilshire 4500 Completion ETF (WXSP), and the Wilshire US REIT ETF (WREI).
The Wilshire Indexes are used extensively by institutional and active money managers as performance benchmarks.
According to a Claymore spokesperson, the Wilshire indexes are designed to give investors a pure and complete measure of the market without arbitrary rules and restrictions that introduce biases.Continue Reading »
State Street's Dow Diamonds (DIA) has been renamed as the SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF (DIA).
DIA tracks the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the oldest continuous barometer of the U.S. stock market, and the most widely quoted indicator of U.S. stock market activity.
The change was made to better reflect the firm’s unified brand.
For more ETF investing choices, see the market cap ETF directory.
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