iShares

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iShares

A family of exchange-traded funds that tracks various stock or bond markets. iShares can be traded like stocks or other securities and operate much like mutual funds but without any net asset value. The largest issuer of exchange-traded funds, iShare funds are traded on several stock exchanges globally.

iShares

Exchange-traded funds with portfolios based on a series of stock indexes including the S&P indexes, the Dow Jones indexes, and the Russell indexes. iShares are also available for MSCI foreign indexes. Shares of each fund represent proportional ownership of individual stocks that make up the index on which the fund is based. iShares were developed by Barclays Global Investors and are mostly traded on the American Stock Exchange.
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On the redemptions side, the iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (EFA) and iShares Russell 2000 ETF (IWM) were nearly half of total outflows, with the EFA over 34% of redemptions alone.
The iShares Currency Hedged MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEArca; HEFA), iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Germany ETF (NYSEArca: HEWG) and iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEArca: HEWJ) expand iShares international line-up that includes the multi-bn dollar, unhedged iShares MSCI EAFE (NYSEArca: EFA), Germany (NYSEArca: EWG) and Japan (NYSEArca: EWJ) ETFs.
Puts protecting against a 10 per cent drop in the iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund cost 5.
Implied volatility, the key gauge of options prices, for six-month contracts on the Market Vectors Russia Exchange Traded Fund (RSX) is 36 percent higher than that for the iShares MSCI EAFE Index ETF, which tracks U.
For example, Gillespie's fund holds iShares MSCI EAFE (EFA) and iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index (EEM), two ETFs that track broad indexes of foreign stocks.
9 billion in assets and the iShares MSCI EAFE fund with $55.