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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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a leading provider of portfolio construction and risk management tools for global investors, announced that BlackRock has licensed the MSCI Nihonkabu (Japan ex- REITs) Minimum Volatility (JPY) Index and the MSCI Japan High Dividend Yield Index as the basis for two iShares exchange traded funds (ETFs) to be listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange: iShares MSCI Japan Minimum Volatility (ex-REITs) ETF, iShares MSCI Japan High Dividend Yield ETF.
Stocks recently featured in the blog include WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity (AMEX: DXJ ), iShares MSCI Japan Index (AMEX: EWJ ), MAXIS Nikkei 225 Index ETF (AMEX: NKY ), iShares S&P/TOPIX 150 Index (AMEX: ITF ) and Elan Corporation (NYSE: ELN).
6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights Features: iShares MSCI Brazil Index Fund (AMEX: EWZ), WisdomTree Brazilian Real (AMEX: BZF), iShares MSCI Japan Index (AMEX: EWJ), CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust (AMEX: FXY) and WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Index Fund (AMEX: DXJ).
Citadel Derivatives Group LLC will be the Primary Market Maker in the iShares MSCI Japan Index Fund (EWJ) and Timber Hill LLC will serve as the Primary Market Maker in the iShares Dow Jones US Real Estate Index Fund (IYR).
IShares MSCI Japan Index Fund options will trade on the March expiration cycle with exercise limits set at 25,000,000 shares.
CINCINNATI -- Among the stocks featured in the December 30 edition of Schaeffer's Market Blog are Learning Tree International (NASDAQ:LTRE), The Dress Barn (NASDAQ:DBRN), McDermott (NYSE:MDR), Under Armour (NASDAQ:UARM), and iShares MSCI Japan Index Fund (AMEX:EWJ).
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 Japan Index Fund (EWJ), Vanguard European VIPERs (VGK) and Vanguard Pacific VIPERs (VPL).
CS ETF (IE) on MSCI Japan iShares MSCI Japan Large Cap
The Fund also announced that similar proposals for converting each of the iShares MSCI Japan and United Kingdom Index Funds to "non-diversified" funds failed to be approved by the shareholders of those funds.
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