iShares Launches 9 International Sector ETFs

July 19th at 1:00am by Tom Lydon

On Friday, iShares launched the exchange traded fund (ETF) industry’s first line of international sector funds that include both emerging and developed market exposure.

The funds exclude exposure to the United States and each has an expense ratio of 0.48%. The new funds are:

  • iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Consumer Discretionary Sector Index Fund (AXDI)
  • iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Consumer Staples Sector Index Fund (AXSL)
  • iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Energy Sector Index Fund (AXEN)
  • iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Health Care Sector Index Fund (AXHE)
  • iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Industrials Sector Index Fund (AXID)
  • iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Information Technology Sector Index Fund (AXIT)
  • iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Materials Sector Index Fund (AXMT)
  • iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Telecommunication Services Sector Index Fund (AXTE)
  • iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Utilities Sector Index Fund (AXUT)

Each ETF tracks its respective MSCI All Country World ex USA sector index.

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