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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The new Index measures the volatility of the iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (EFA), an exchange traded product (ETP) that offers exposure to developed-market stocks in Europe, Australia, Asia and the Far East.
Puts protecting against a 10 per cent drop in the iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund cost 5.
iShares MSCI EAFE Minimum Volatility ETF (NYSEArca: EFAV)
NEW YORK, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Stock Exchange(R) (Amex(R)) opened trading today on Morgan Stanley's Protected Absolute Return Barrier Notes Based on the iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund.
As of March 31st the Bell Worldwide Trends Funds had holdings such as iShares S&P North American Natural Resources, iShares MSCI EAFE Growth, and Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF.
Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund ; IShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund ; MICROS Systems, Inc.
For instance, from January through July of this year, the iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund alone has brought in $3.
7 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Stock Exchange(R) (Amex(R)) will launch trading in options on Monday, October 10, 2005 on the underlying shares of the iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (EFA).
The iShares MSCI EAFE Fund may represent best the simplicity and value of iShares exchange traded funds," said Lee Kranefuss, CEO of Barclays Global Investors' Individual Investor Business.
The basket of emerging markets is a great complement to the current international iShares line-up, which includes iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund and five single emerging market country funds," said Lee Kranefuss, BGI's CEO of the Individual Investor Business.
25 billion last week in the iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (EFA), making it the largest, one-time purchase since the iShares fund family was launched.