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.
iShares MSCI EAFE
Minimum Volatility ETF (NYSEArca: EFAV)
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.
The program, established in partnership with BlackRock([R]), includes the popular iShares S&P 500 Index Fund (IVV), iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund (IWM), iShares Barclays Aggregate Bond Fund (AGG), iShares MSCI EAFE
Index Fund (EFA) and iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index Fund (EEM).
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.
For instance, from January through July of this year, the iShares MSCI EAFE
Index Fund alone has brought in $3.
8 billion this year, the iShares MSCI EAFE
Fund (ticker:EFA) grew 135% to $12.
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.